Jasprit Bumrah is one of the best fast bowlers in international cricket. He has carved a niche for himself across formats and is winning matches for national team. The pacer is playing in his first World Cup and has chipped in with impressive performance in two matches.

Apart from his bowling, he is working hard on fielding as well. When he joined the team, he was not among the good fielders as he took time to move across the turf.

However, Bumrah’s tremendous hard work over the last two years, has improved his fielding a lot.

According to Team India’s fielding coach R Sridhar, Bumrah has showed massive improvement but he is still a work in progress.

“Bumrah is probably one of the hardest workers as far as fielding goes. From when he joined the team in 2016 to what he is now, he’s a massive improvement, although still a work in progress, a massive improvement,” he said.

Bumrah, Kedar Jadhav and Yuzvendra Chahal, who are not athletic, have worked hard on their fitness level to attain desired result.

“One area is we try to educate them with awareness with respect to fielding, and we try to work on fitness. Obviously, (Shankar) Basu (strength and conditioning coach), works a lot on their fitness as well. We’ve got a lead-up to this tournament to work with Chahal, Bumrah, Kedar, guys like this, who are willing to work really hard and to work on their skills. So that really helped.”

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