Jasprit Bumrah etch his name in history books with 2nd 5-wicket haul in IPL

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Jasprit Bumrah, the spearhead of Mumbai Indians’ bowling attack, has scripted a new record in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with his second 5-wicket haul. This feat was achieved in a high-voltage match against Royal Challengers Bengaluru at the iconic Wankhede Stadium.

Record Breaking performance from Jasprit Bumrah

Bumrah’s exceptional performance against RCB led to a historic five-wicket haul, propelling him to the top of the purple-cap leaderboard in IPL history. He became the first bowler to pick up a 5-wicket haul against RCB in the IPL. Moreover, he also became the fourth man in the tournament history to take more than one 5-wicket haul.

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In the match, Bumrah showcased his bowling prowess by picking up 5 wickets and conceding just 21 runs in his 4-over spell. His spell was marked by precision, pace, and an uncanny ability to outfox the batsmen. Notably, he was on a hat-trick twice in the match, but his wait for the magical landmark continued in the IPL.

It was also Jasprit Bumrah’s first 5-wicket haul at the Wankhede Stadium, his home ground for Mumbai. Bumrah was on a hat-trick twice in the match, but his wait for the magical landmark continues in the IPL.

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MOST 5-WICKET HAULS IN THE IPL

  • James Faulkner – 2 in 60 matches
  • Jaydev Unadkat – 2 in 98 matches
  • Jasprit Bumrah – 2 in 125 matches
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar – 2 in 165 matches

Bumrah’s journey in the IPL has been nothing short of remarkable. He has picked up 10 wickets in 6 matches in the 2024 season, making him the leading wicket-taker. His economy rate stands at 5.95, which is commendable given the high-scoring nature of T20 cricket.

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Teja Devathoti
Teja Devathoti
Sports Content Writer at Swen Entertainment. Teja Devathoti has done his Bachelors in Commerce. He previously worked at Amazon as an associate in Operations. He has been a passionate follower of Cricket and other Sports since his childhood and this was the major reason to shift his career path to content creation because of its story-telling ability. He has a great desire to travel to all corners of the world covering various sports. Other than watching sports, Teja has a keen interest in Travelling, Music and Singing. His favourite cricket memory is India winning the 50 over World Cup and the great man Sachin Tendulkar achieving his biggest dream in his home ground.

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