T20 World Cup 2024: "Jasprit Bumrah tagged as a threat by South Africa’s big finisher

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South African batsman David Miller has picked Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah as the biggest threat to himself and all other batsmen in the upcoming T20 World Cup 2024. David Miller stated that Jasprit Bumrah is bowling well at the moment and describes him as a world class player. bowler.

Jasprit Bumrah is the leading wicket-taker in the 2024 Indian Premier League (IPL) season. He has taken 20 wickets at an average of 16.80 and an impressive economy rate of 6.48, with his best figures being 5 for 21. However, Mumbai Indians (MI) are 9th in the points table.

The veteran pacer missed the previous T20 World Cup due to a back injury. Bumrah will lead the Indian bowling attack, comprising Mohammed Siraj and Arshdeep Singh. Bumrah’s performance is crucial for India to end their ICC trophy drought in the upcoming event.

Jasprit Bumrah has been a world-class bowler – David Miller

David Miller, who is currently representing the Gujarat Titans in IPL 2024, said that Jasprit Bumrah will pose challenges for every batsman in the upcoming ICC event. Miller acknowledged Bumrah’s consistent performance over the years.

“There are many good Indian players. But me being a batsman in front of the bowlers, Bumrah is bowling well at the moment. And he has been a world-class bowler for many years. He is a threat to me as well as any other batsman in the World Cup.” Miller told PTI.

He is an incredibly talented player – David Miller

The 34-year-old batsman praised his GT teammate Sai Sudharsan for his remarkable performance in the ongoing season. Miller described Sudharsan as an incredibly talented person with a promising future ahead of him.

“He is an incredibly talented player. He still has a long career ahead of him. I’ve enjoyed watching him play. I love the way he prepares. And just the preparation for the games and how he does it. He’s a very down-to-earth young man and he’s very talented.” Miller added.

We have a lot of experience – David Miller

David Miller said South Africa has a chance to win its first ICC trophy and highlighted their extensive experience playing together in recent years. Miller cited South Africa’s experience and past successes as contributing factors to his confidence.

“This team we have at the moment has played a lot of cricket together over the last few years and has a lot of confidence and a lot of success.”

“We have a lot of experience, guys who have been under pressure before and have overcome it successfully. So by bringing all the individuals together in a T20 World Cup, I have no doubt that we will certainly do our best. “We have the players to do it, the ability to do it.” Miller concluded.

The ninth edition of the T20 World Cup will be played in the Caribbean islands and the United States from June 2 to 29. A total of 20 teams will be divided into four groups. The first two in each group will advance to the Super-8 phase. The final match will be played in Barbados on June 29.

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