Jasprit Bumrah lauds Virat Kohli ahead of his 100th Test match. Many people are looking forward to Kohli’s historic Test, including India’s vice-captain for the series, Jasprit Bumrah.
India’s batting Star, Virat Kohli, will play his 100th Test match when India takes on Sri Lanka in the first Test of the two-match series on March 4 in Mohali.
Many people are looking forward to Kohli’s historic Test, including India’s vice-captain for the series, Jasprit Bumrah. The fast bowler heaped praise on his former captain. Recognizing the hard work and dedication with which Kohli has played his cricket.
While congratulating the cricketer and describing the 100th game as a great occasion. India’s bowling spearhead expressed his hope that Kohli would continue to contribute to India’s cause. In 2011, the Delhi batter made his Test debut. Since then, he has appeared in 99 matches for India in the longest format of the game. Kohli would also be entering his 100th test with only 38 Test runs remaining. From 2014 to 2022, he was the captain of the Indian Test team. Notably, Bumrah made his Test debut in 2018 under the former captain.
“It’s always a special accomplishment for a player.” “You know it’s a testament to his hard work and dedication,” Bumrah said ahead of the first Test, as quoted by NDTV.
“(Playing) 100 Test matches for your country is a great achievement, and he has contributed significantly to the success of the Indian team and will continue to contribute significantly in the future.” It’s another feather in his (Kohli’s) cap. “I just want to wish him the best and congratulate him on his achievement,” he added.
Jasprit Bumrah lauds Virat Kohli: On the first Test being played behind closed doors
When asked if he had any special gifts in store for Kohli, Bumrah replied that no present could be better than winning the game for the country. Notably, due to the pandemic, the first Test will be played behind closed doors. Bumrah responded, “It’s not something the team can control.” He did, however, admit that it would have been better for the energy if there had been a crowd at the game.
“See, right now we’re in a mindset where we’re concentrating on what we can control.” “(If) the crowds show up, it’s good for the energy, but that’s something we can’t control; we don’t have any power over it, and we don’t make the rules,” he added.