The 25-year-old from Ahmedabad, Jasprit Bumrah is in the spotlight this time for his 'relationship status'. There were rumours that the cricketer is dating South Indian actress Anupama Parameswaran. The speculations started after Jasprit Bumrah, who only follows 24 people on Twitter liked a few pictures of the Premam actress.
Now rubbishing the rumours, Anupama was quoted by an entertainment website saying: "We are only good friends and not dating each other."
Earlier too, there were a few reports that Bumrah was in a relationship with another Indian actress Raashi Khanna. But she later was quoted by saying: "I know that Bumrah is an Indian cricketer, that’s it."
Meanwhile, India are ruling the roost in the ODI rankings with pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah extending his lead at the top from 21 points to 56 points after grabbing 17 wickets in the nine league matches at the World Cup 2019.
"I don't take praise or criticism seriously," said Jasprit Bumrah, who has as much modesty in him as his extraordinary bowling skills, attributing India's run to the World Cup semi-finals to team effort. "The only focus for me is on my preparation, my execution and what I can do for the team."
Bumrah was keen to share the plaudits with the rest of the attack, even though he was the undoubted star of the bowling show during the win.
The 25-year-old from Ahmedabad joined New Zealand's Lockie Ferguson, Pakistan's Mohammad Amir and England's Jofra Archer in third place with 17 wickets in the showpiece after claiming 3/37 from his 10 overs at Headingley.
"Everybody's taking a lot of responsibility so that's very good," said Bumrah. "When you have extra responsibility, then you try even harder and your execution is good, so that's a very good sign for us. "In most of our World Cup games we've only had five bowlers that are bowling and it's been going like this throughout. Everybody's had a good run here. It's been a good campaign for us, everybody's chipped in with wickets, and with the bat also, so it's been a case of so far, so good."
(With inputs from PTI)
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