IPL 2024
Jasprit Bumrah Displays Dominance Over Virat Kohli
By CricShots - Apr 11, 2024 8:37 pm
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The much-anticipated clash between Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah unfolded during the Mumbai Indians versus Royal Challengers Bangalore encounter at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. With IPL 2024 well underway, both stalwarts showcased impressive form in their respective roles.

Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Virat Kohli

Leading the charge with the bat, Virat Kohli emerged as the tournament’s top run-scorer, tallying 316 runs in five matches. His recent unbeaten century against Rajasthan Royals underscored his prowess, despite Royal Challengers Bangalore facing defeat.

In contrast, Jasprit Bumrah stood out with his stellar bowling performances, maintaining a remarkable economy rate of 6.12 across four games. Despite securing only four wickets, his impact on Mumbai Indians’ bowling line-up remained significant.

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All eyes were on the Kohli-Bumrah face-off, and the anticipation was quickly met with Bumrah’s decisive blow. In just three deliveries of his opening over, the pace sensation dismissed Kohli for a mere three runs. Bumrah’s precision coerced Kohli into an edge, swiftly snapped up by Ishan Kishan behind the stumps.


This dismissal further accentuated Jasprit Bumrah’s dominance over Kohli in the IPL, marking the fifth time he has sent the former Indian skipper back to the pavilion. Notably, Kohli holds the distinction of being Bumrah’s maiden IPL victim.

As the game progressed, Royal Challengers Bangalore found themselves at 29 for 2 in the fifth over, grappling with the loss of key wickets. Following Kohli’s departure, newcomer Will Jacks struggled to find his rhythm and fell for just eight runs, courtesy of Akash Madhwal.

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The battle between Kohli and Bumrah continues to captivate cricket enthusiasts, offering thrilling encounters and showcasing the brilliance of these Indian cricketing stalwarts on the IPL stage.