Jasprit Bumrah Press Conference: Team India’s vice-captain Jasprit Bumrah addressed the press conference on Monday afternoon in the ODI series against South Africa. During this, he answered many questions related to the captaincy of the Test team and Virat Kohli. He said that if he gets a chance to captain the Test team, he will not back down. During this, he also told the incident in the dressing room of Newlands, which gave the decision to give up the Test captaincy of Virat Kohli.
This answer was found on the question of captaincy in Test cricket
When Jasprit Bumrah was asked how does he see it if he is made the captain of Team India in Test matches? To this Bumrah replied, ‘If I get a chance to captain the Indian team, it will be an honor. I always try to play every role given to me very well, if given this opportunity, I will give my highest here too.
This is how he will play the role of vice-captain in the ODI series against South Africa
Bumrah said, ‘I will help captain KL Rahul as much as I can and will also play my role as a bowler. There is no extra pressure on me. I will also help the youth as a vice-captain.
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What do you consider to be the biggest achievement of Virat’s captaincy?
In response to this question, Bumrah says, ‘Virat Kohli is a player of enthusiasm in the team. He brought fitness culture to the Indian team. His contribution to the team has been very special and his advice will continue to come in handy in future. It was his personal decision to leave the captaincy. They know better what their body and mind were reacting to at that time. I made my Test debut under his captaincy and I really enjoyed bowling under his captaincy.
Bumrah also recalled the incident of Virat announcing his decision to step down from Test captaincy in the Newlands dressing room. He said, ‘Virat Kohli told us about his decision to step down from the captaincy during the team meeting and all the players congratulated him for the future’
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Bumrah also said on the preparation of 2023 World Cup
Bumrah says, ‘Keeping in mind the 2023 World Cup, we need to prepare from now on. Whatever series is to come, the responsibilities should be divided among them. The team should move forward for the 2023 World Cup with a mission.