Jasprit Bumrah shares the importance of domestic cricket
By Sandy - Mar 14, 2018 5:04 am
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With the days progressing, 24-years old right-arm pacer Jasprit Bumrah becoming more powerful with his bowling. Bumrah recently has shared a message where he expressed that how the domestic cricket played an important role in his career.

Jasprit Bumrah

Making a debut in international cricket in January 2016, Bumrah has already played 37 ODIs and 34 T20Is along with 3 Tests. In every format, the right-pacer has impressed with his excellent performances. He has taken 64, 41 and 14 wickets in ODI, T20I and Test career.

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On Tuesday, Bumrah shared his old image on his official Twitter account. In that image, Bumrah had a pose with the Vijay Hazare Trophy, which his team Gujarat had won in the 2015/16 season. Along with that image, he also shared his experience as he wrote, “This series played a very important role in my career. I made my international debut after this and started playing more often in the IPL. Really, as they say domestic cricket shapes a cricketer for everything. #Vijayhazaretrophy #Throwback”

Bumrah (21 wickets) was the highest wicket-taker in that 2015/16 Vijay Hazare Trophy. Through that performance, he had earned a call in the national squad and soon made an international debut through an ODI match against Australia on the Australian soil.

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Since then, Bumrah has performed with excellence. At present, Bumrah is one of the prime bowlers in the Indian squad and he is known as a death-over specialist.

BCCI is also giving importance to the domestic cricket as recently in the new annual contracts, their matchday fees have been raised from INR 10,000 to 35,000.

Meanwhile, former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly believes that the domestic players deserve more even after the new annual contracts. He recently quoted, “I think that is very commendable from Rahul (Johri) and the Board. And as he said I have been harping for it for the last one-and-half years, increase the money for first-class players. I would still request him (Johri) to increase a bit more, because they are first class players, a lot of them will not become Ajinkya Rahane’s and Virat Kohli’s.”