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Farhan Akhtar backs Bumrah to fire in World Cup 2019

Farhan Akhtar backs Bumrah to fire in World Cup 2019

While the running edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 tournament is certainly expected to dish out batting friendly surfaces but it is still hard to ignore the prowess of pacers like Jasprit Bumrah. The top-ranked ODI bowler is a complete package who is equally good with both new and old ball – a skill which greatly enhances India’s chances of winning the mega-event.

The 25-year old, in his short International career, turned many people into his fans and the list recently got swelled as famous Bollywood personality Farhan Akhtar shared his adoration for India’s gun bowler.

Representing India in the opening ceremony of the 50-over competition, the Mumbai born was found reflecting on Bumrah. The 45-year old shared that Bumrah is his favorite player in this Indian squad as he backed the talismanic quick to steal the thunder of the 10-team event.

Sharing his views on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of the biggest cricket gala, the enterprising Indian actor said, “It is no secret that I am here to back India. In this Indian squad, Jasprit Bumrah is my favorite player. He’s shown what he is in the last year or so. Bumrah is an amazing death overs bowler so I’d like to wish him luck for this competition.”