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Jasprit Bumrah: The story behind the speedster's success

Life has not always been kind to him, yet the Gujarat boy's love for game remains unchanged. Now having broken Brian Lara's record of maximum runs in one over in a Test, the interim Indian Test captain is on a high



Born in a middle-class Punjabi family in Ahmedabad, Bumrah started dreaming of making a name for himself in cricket from a very early age.
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Born in a middle-class Punjabi family in Ahmedabad, Bumrah started dreaming of making a name for himself in cricket from a very early age.
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Bumrah lost his father at a tender age of 5 and was brought up single-handedly by his mother Daljit Bumrah who is a school teacher  by profession
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Bumrah lost his father at a tender age of 5 and was brought up single-handedly by his mother Daljit Bumrah who is a school teacher by profession
The Indian cricketer completed his education from Nirman High School but spent more of his time on the cricket field than on his studies
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The Indian cricketer completed his education from Nirman High School but spent more of his time on the cricket field than on his studies
Bumrah made his T20 first-class debut for Gujarat against Maharashtra in the 2012–13 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and also helped his side clinch the title with his Man of the Match performance of 3/14 against Punjab in the final
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Bumrah made his T20 first-class debut for Gujarat against Maharashtra in the 2012–13 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and also helped his side clinch the title with his Man of the Match performance of 3/14 against Punjab in the final
Bumrah's heroics at such a young age did not go unnoticed as Mumbai Indians picked him up in 2013. A 19-year old Bumrah grabbed instant limelight when on his IPL debut, he finished with figures of 3/32 against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
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Bumrah's heroics at such a young age did not go unnoticed as Mumbai Indians picked him up in 2013. A 19-year old Bumrah grabbed instant limelight when on his IPL debut, he finished with figures of 3/32 against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Bumrah made his T20 debut on 27 January 2016 against Australia and grabbed the imagination of the country ever since
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Bumrah made his T20 debut on 27 January 2016 against Australia and grabbed the imagination of the country ever since
Bumrah married model and presenter Sanjana Ganesan in Goa 15 March 2021. Hailing from Pune, Maharashtra, Ganesan is a former Miss India finalist and was also a participant in MTV's Splitsvilla in 2014.
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Bumrah married model and presenter Sanjana Ganesan in Goa 15 March 2021. Hailing from Pune, Maharashtra, Ganesan is a former Miss India finalist and was also a participant in MTV's Splitsvilla in 2014.
Bumrah smashed 29 runs off a Stuart Broad over in the ongoing Test match going on in Edgbaston. In all, that over yielded 35 runs, including six extras
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Bumrah smashed 29 runs off a Stuart Broad over in the ongoing Test match going on in Edgbaston. In all, that over yielded 35 runs, including six extras

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