The Sunday Clash between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals we saw two of the world’s best fast bowlers go up against each other at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. It was Jasprit Bumrah from Mumbai Indians who was up against Jofra Archer of Rajasthan Royals. The two bowlers are known for not giving batsman absolutely no room for displaying their shots due to their rapid pace.
In the IPL 2020 match between Rajasthan Royals and Mumbai Indians on Sunday, Jofra Archer was seen imitating the bowling action of Jasprit Bumrah as we all know Jasprit Bumrah is known to have an unconventional and slightly unorthodox bowling action as he keeps both fists downwards during his run-up. Though Jofra Archer didn’t actually bowl with Jasprit Bumrah’s bowling action, he had done enough to catch the attention of the cameraman.
Jofra Archer Imitates Jasprit Bumrah
Talking about the match, Batting first Mumbai Indians lost Quinton De Kock in rarest of the rare failures very early in the powerplay. Banking on sublime form in previous few matches, Surya Kumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan held on to stitch a valuable partnership for the 2nd wicket. The innings concluded with serious firepower hitting by Hardik Pandya as they ended the innings with 195 runs on the board.
In the chase, It was just about Ben Stokes who was under the hammer since last few matches but today he went on to smash an unbeaten ton opening the innings for Rajasthan Royals as they chased down the target of 196 runs under 19 overs. Sanju Samson also made valuable contributions as he went on to score his third fifty of the season. At the end of the match, Ben Stokes said the century knock by him was Sort of bittersweet as it came at a time when Rajasthan Royals have to rely on other results to get through to the playoffs.