“I Am Not Playing For Myself But…” Jasprit Bumrah Targeted Hardik Pandya When He Won Against Ireland

Jasprit Bumrah

The first match of the 3-match T20 series between India and Ireland was played at The Village Dublin on 18 August. The host team elected to bat first after winning the toss. Batting first, Ireland scored 139 runs at the loss of 7 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. While chasing this target, India scored 47 runs at the loss of 2 wickets in 7 overs.

However, the match had to be stopped midway due to heavy rain. The umpire canceled the match due to bad weather. The captains of both the teams shook hands and India won the match by two runs by DLS rule. In this way, India has gone ahead 1-0 in the series. At the same time, after the victory in this match, Captain Jasprit Bumrah gave a big reaction.

Jasprit Bumrah gave a big statement after the victory:

Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah got a chance to captain the Ireland tour for the first time in T20 format. In this match, the captain also led the team well with bowling. Bumrah’s captaincy looked very active. He also made good use of DRS. Which went in favor of his team. Only these small decisions of the captain give victory to the team. He gave the credit for the victory in this match to the whole team.

Jasprit Bumrah said during the post-match presentation, “The credit for this victory goes to the entire team and staff. The weather helped a bit, so I am very happy. In every game, you want more. Ireland played well in difficult conditions. Whose credit goes to his team. when you win? Even then there are some areas to improve, everyone is very confident, they are very well prepared, it’s always good, they support us wherever we go, that helps us keep morale high Meets.”

Jasprit Bumrah took a jibe at Pandya in just a few gestures:

Jasprit Bumrah


Before the tour of Ireland, Hardik Pandya was made the captain of the T20 series against the West Indies. India had to face a 3-2 defeat under his captaincy. During this, Pandya was accused of bad captaincy. He was not able to use the bowlers properly. Proved to be expensive while bowling in the first over itself.

After that, he came under the target of the fans when he did not have Tilak Verma’s fifty in the third T20 match against the West Indies and won the match by hitting a six. After which Pandya started trending on Twitter in the name of #Selfish. But Bumrah was seen captaining very well against Ireland.

Jasprit Bumrah said without naming Hardik Pandya, “It was great, I did so many seasons in NCA, never felt that I was missed. They kept me in good shape. You are not thinking about yourself, you are thinking about the team. It’s always good to contribute to the team.”

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