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Manjrekar ranks Bumrah in the league of Akram and Malinga
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Manjrekar ranks Bumrah in the league of Akram and Malinga

Jasprit Bumrah took the cricketing world by storm owing to his stupendous bowling heroics in the ongoing Test match versus West Indies in Jamaica. Exhibiting extremely skillful swing bowling, the 25-year-old dismissed Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks and Roston Chase off successive deliveries to register the third hat-trick by an Indian bowler in Test cricket.

Bumrah’s stunning feat has garnered extravagant praise from all corners of the cricket fraternity with people singing laurels of his sharp ability to seam the ball both ways. One of the biggest compliments received by Bumrah has come from former Indian batsman Sanjay Manjrekar, who compared Bumrah’s hat-trick as resembling the skillset of Wasim Akram and Lasith Malinga.

Manjrekar claimed Bumrah’s penchant for taking wickets is in the category of Akram and Malinga, who took two and three hat-tricks respectively in the 50-overs format.