Jasprit Bumrah becomes India's highest wicket-taker in T20I cricket, overtakes Yuzvendra Chahal

Jasprit Bumrah highest wicket-taker T20I

Indian cricket team's premium pace bowler, the 27 year old Jasprit Bumrah has become the leading wicket-taker for India in the T20 International format, overtaking leg spin bowler Yuzvendra Chahal.

Jasprit Bumrah is by far currently the best pace bowler India has in their set-up. The Gujarat born pace bowler has now made the step up to the next level, as Bumrah's 2 wickets in the match against Scotland has now made him the most wicket-taker for India in T20 International format.

Bumrah now has 64 wickets in the shortest format of the game in 54 T20I matches ever since making his debut for India in 2016. He overtook the leg spin bowler Yuzvendra Chahal, who had 63 wickets.

Jasprit Bumrah picked up 2 wickets against Scotland in the recently concluded India vs Scotland T20 World Cup 2021 match. He dismissed Kyle Coetzer and Mark Watt to help India restrict Scotland for just 85 runs.

India vs Scotland T20 World Cup 2021

India and Indian captain Virat Kohli's bad luck with the coin finally changed as the coin now finally flipped in favour of Virat Kohli, who opted to go with ball first, asking the Scottish side to open the match.

Scotland did not get the chance to get going as they kept losing wickets after wickets. At the end, they got all-out for just 85 runs even before the limited 20 overs. Mohammad Shami and Ravindra Jadeja bagged 3 wickets each, Bumrah got 2 while Ravichandran Ashiwn bagged 1 wicket.

India had to chase the target inside 7.1 over the better the net run rate to Afghanistan. Thus, Indian openers KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma started smashing the ball of the go as India chase down the target in just 6.3 overs, in the process, they lost the wickets of Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul, who both scored 30 runs and 50 runs respectively.

India's Qualification Scenario

India's chances of qualifying to the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup 2021 now depends on the result of the match between Afghanistan and New Zealand, which will be played on the 7th November. India needs Afghanistan to beat New Zealand, after which, India needs to beat Namibia on the 8th November.

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