The Indian team blessed to have Jasprit Bumrah, must take care of him: Irfan Pathan
KOLKATA: Irfan Pathan believe Jasprit Bumrah He is the most important member of the Indian team and his first triplet against the West Indies will not be the last.
Bumrah took 13 wickets in two test games, including a hat-trick in the first innings of the second test, to lead India to a 2-0 series full wash in the Caribbean, which drove Virat Kohli Co. to the top of the world Test Table Championship with 120 points.
The 25-year-old, qualified as one of the best in the world in all three formats, joined Harbhajan Singh and Irfan as the third Indian to claim a hat-trick in Test Cricket .
"I really believe that he is the most important Cricket er in the team," Irfan said.
"When Bumrah is not playing for India, it's a bigger loss than anybody else. He is such an important part of the team. Indian Cricket is blessed to have a guy like him," the former India all-rounder said.
India needs to take care of it. He is a kind of bowler who can succeed in all three formats of the game.
The last Indian before Bumrah to claim a test hat-trick was Irfan, when he rocked Pakistan in the first Karachi test in 2006.
I'm pretty sure this won't be his last hat-trick, said Irfan, who has 301 wickets in all formats. Irfan was also part of the inaugural triumph of the T20 World Cup in India in 2007.
It is a feeling out of the world. You know it doesn't happen regularly, the 34-year-old said when asked how he feels after receiving three wickets in three consecutive deliveries.
Some players cannot make a hat-trick in their career. Once you do that, you have accomplished something strange, said Irfan, who now makes comments in addition to being the mentor-coach of the Jammu and Kashmir team. .
In his own memories of hat-trick, he added: I would like to dedicate it to my family. It was so special and nothing would be possible without the support of my family.