The experience of bowling with duke balls in England helped me in the West Indies: Jasprit Bumrah

KINGSTON: spearhead India pace Jasprit Bumrah This experience of bowling with duke balls in English conditions has helped him succeed in the ongoing test tour of the West Indies.

Bumrah, who has been in a sensational way, claimed a tour of five wicket (5/7) in the first Test in Antigua. He continued to become the third Indian to take a test hat-trick in the second ongoing test here.

Bumrah returned with excellent figures of 27/6 of 12.2 surpasses to help India pack the West Indies by 117 in the first innings.

I played cricket a lot in England, we played many test games, we played with the duke's ball. There is a lot of movement with the duke's ball, you have a lot of confidence in outwing, inswing, whatever 'I try. So that experience helped me, Bumrah told reporters after the third day of Sunday's move.

India approached a series of sweeps on the third day by setting the West Indies in a massive goal of 468 races. In response, the hosts finished the day on 45 by 2.

When asked about India's strategy, Bumrah said the plan was to create pressure in the first innings.

You have to evaluate the wicket, what are the conditions, what works here. Here the wicket has much more rebound. In those inflatable wicket you can become greedy and short, but you shouldn't do that. You should look at the bowl in good areas and create pressure and try to fill everything. That was the plan for the first entries, he said.

The 25-year-old said he is always focused on contributing to the team's cause.

I always look at the goals of the team, if we win the game and I don't have any gate, that's fine. My goal is to contribute to the success of the team, whether taking portholes or creating pressure, Bumrah said.

Bumrah said his goal is always to choose the brain of his experienced rhythm colleagues to further refine his skills.

We have worked hard and last year we played many games away from home. There is a lot of camaraderie, we support each other. Even when things are going well, we discuss what we can do better. We have a good relationship, he said.

Ishant has played much more cricket than all of us, (Mohammed) Shami has played a lot, I am the new boy, so I try to ask questions. I ask you, they have played here before, so what works in different conditions? 'If the wicket is not doing anything, what should we do?' What different plans are there to be there, said the 25-year-old.

After Bumrah eliminated one of the West Indies hitters in the first innings, patron virat Kohli He was caught in the stump microphone saying: What a bowler, man! What a bowler!

When asked about Kohli's reaction, Bumrah said that the captain's faith instills confidence in him.

The captain's confidence gives you a lot of confidence in yourself. When you play, you can express yourself, you can try what you want to do. That gives you a lot of confidence, not only to me, but to each and every bowler is backed. for him a lot.

As a bowling unit we are very happy and then we have the freedom to do what we want, Bumrah said.