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World Cup 2019 | 'Today Is A Special Day', Team India's Pace Battery Jasprit Bumrah And Bhuvneshwar Kumar Take Their Partnership To Another Level With A 'fast Bowling Coffee Date'

Written By Karthik Nair | Mumbai | Published:

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  • India will be facing the defending champions Australia on Sunday
  • India's speedsters Jasprit Bumrah and  Bhuvneshwar Kumar went on a 'fast-bowling coffee date'
  • India started their World Cup campaign with a six-wicket win over South Africa

After their impressive six-wicket win against South Africa in the campaign opener, India will now lock horns against the defending World Champions Australia in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 clash at the Oval on Sunday. The Virat Kohli-led side will be hoping to restore confidence by registering yet another win under their belt, while the Aussies would be aiming for a hat-trick of wins after having got the better of Afghanistan and West Indies respectively.

Before the 'Men In Blue' face their old rivals on the field, India's pace battery, Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar decided to relax as the duo went out on a 'fast-bowling coffee date'. Bhuvi and Bumrah, who often share the new ball, were spotted heading to a local coffee shop in Southampton after they finished their training session. In fact, the two had gone on a coffee date before India's World Cup opener against South Africa at Rose Bowl. 

Like the on-partnership, the off-field friendship was also evident as Bhuvi quipped, "He wants to get six pack", when Bumrah shared about his love for green tea. The duo also spoke about the practice session before the first game. 

The swing bowler also said, "Mostly we go out for dinner or lunch. Cafes we come, like today is a special day."  

The video of Team India's star speedsters sipping coffee was posted by the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI). Watch the video here.

Here's what the fans had to say about the duo's 'coffee date'.

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Both Bhuvi and Bumrah had an excellent outing against the Proteas, Bhuvi finished with figures of 2/44 in his 10 overs at an economy rate of 4.40 while Bumrah ended with figures of 2/35 in his 10 overs at an economy rate of 3.50 which also included a maiden.

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