India vs. Sri Lanka: Jasprit Bumrah emulates Kapil Dev with his 8th draw with 5 wickets in 29 Tests

India vs. Sri Lanka, Pink Ball Test: Jasprit Bumrah grabbed his first 5-wicket draw at home as SL was eliminated with 109, which is the second-lowest Test total against India.

Jasprit Bumrah's 8th 5-wicket haul helped India throw Sri Lanka for 109 (AP Photo)

Jasprit Bumrah’s 8th 5-wicket haul helped India throw Sri Lanka for 109 (AP Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Jasprit Bumrah recorded his first Test five-wicket haul at home
  • Bumrah emulated Kapil Dev with his 8.5-wicket move in 29 Tests
  • SL were rolled out for 109, their second-lowest Test total against India

Pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah returned on Day 2 with a fiery spell of fast bowling, picking up his eighth 5-wicket pull in 29 Tests to emulate former Indian skipper Kapil Dev as the hosts tied Sri Lanka for 109 and thus scored a 143 run First innings lead in ongoing pink ball game in Bengaluru.

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Meanwhile, at home, Bumrah sacked his first five-wicket haul and eighth overall – the most common for an Indian seaman after 29 Tests alongside Kapil Dev. Bumrah was the bowlers’ choice for India and picked up five wickets for 24 carries.

Best Numbers for an Indian Seamer vs. SL
5/24J Bumrah Bengaluru 2022
5/54 Ishan Sharma Colombo SSC 2015
5/72 V Prasad Kandy 2001
5/72 Zaheer Khan Mumbai BS 2009

Sri Lanka resumed Day 2 at 86 for 6 and Niroshan Dickwella started back-to-back borders ahead of Jasprit Bumrah. However, Bumrah returned in the next over to defeat Lasith Embuldeniya for 1.

Niroshan Dickwella was the next man to leave when Bumrah fired him to register his first 5-wicket haul at home while Ashwin picked up a couple of wickets to bowl the Lankans for 109. SL managed to add just 23 runs in 35 balls on Day 2 and handed India a massive 143-run first-innings lead.

Sri Lanka were knocked out for the second-lowest total in Test cricket against India in the first innings of day two of Sunday’s day-night Test in Bengaluru. Angelo Mathews was the top scorer with 43 while Niroshan Dickwella added 21.

Lowest totals for SL vs. India
82 Chandigarh 1990
109 Bangalore 2022
119 Ahmedabad 1994
134 Colombo PSS 2015

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