India’s star fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah on Friday posted a cute picture with his wife Sanjana Ganesan on social media. The photo melted the heart of the netizens as both Bumrah and Ganesan could be seen smiling and sharing a sweet moment together. “Happiness is here,” Bumrah wrote in the caption of the image with a heart emoji. “You guys are cutest,” wrote a fan. “We love you so much,” wrote another user. “Jaspreet Bumrah and Sanjana kitna pyaari jodi hai yaar (How good this couple looks!),” was also among comments.
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‘Mentality Monster’ Bumrah reached new heights in world cricket as he scaled the No. 1 position in the ICC Test rankings for bowlers earlier this week. Bumrah dethroned his own teammate Ravichandran Ashwin to make the top spot his own. In the process, the marquee pacer also became the first bowler in the history of the game to have claimed the No. 1 spot in all three formats of the game at some point in his career. While a total of three players have done so in rankings for batters, no bowler had ever managed to do so before Bumrah.
Cricket, in the modern game, has become a batter’s world, with field restrictions becoming trickier and bowlers being penalised for the smallest of mistakes in an era of entertainment. But, even in a sport where batters make headlines more often than not, Bumrah became the infiltrator to register a landmark that no bowler ever managed to before.
From India, Virat Kohli is the only batter to have claimed the No. 1 spot in the ICC rankings in all three formats before. The other two batters to have done so are Matthew Hayden and Ricky Ponting, both from Australia. In fact, Ponting is the only player to be placed on top of the ranking charts in all three formats simultaneously.
But, what makes Bumrah special is the fact that no bowler even came close to producing such brilliance in all three formats of the game as Bumrah did. Though one can argue that the likes of Glenn McGrath, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, etc. didn’t get to play in the T20 era, what Bumrah is doing at times when cricket has become so demanding, shows the level of work he has put into himself to be this versatile.
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