Fast but Never Furious: The Quiet Genius of Jasprit Bumrah

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Fast but Never Furious: The Quiet Genius of Jasprit Bumrah

Illustration: Robin Chakraborty

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asprit Bumrah canters in off a short run-up, unlike most tall, burly, menacing pacers. With an unusual action, he shoots off 145-kmph scorchers and smiles as they whizz past the batsman’s flailing willow. And just like that, Bumrah is back on his bowling mark. Even on the most innocuous pitches, he is successful in extracting something. Bumrah comes running off a short run-up. Bumrah makes things happen. Bumrah smiles.

No abuse, no staring, no send-offs.

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