June 29, 2022 03:13 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
Udaipur tailor beheaded on camera: NIA team reaches spot, terror angle to be probed, internet suspended | Come back to Mumbai, let's talk: Uddhav Thackeray's new appeal to rebel leaders | Udaipur tailor beheaded on camera over social media posts supporting Nupur Sharma, two arrested | PM Modi, Abu Dhabi ruler reiterate commitment to deepen bilateral strategic partnership | PM Narendra Modi arrives in Abu Dhabi, UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan welcomes him
Ready to captain India if given chance: Jasprit Bumrah Jasprit Bumrah
Image Credit: Facebook/Indian Cricket Team

Ready to captain India if given chance: Jasprit Bumrah

IBNS | @indiablooms | 17 Jan 2022, 06:56 pm

Paarl/UNI: Indian premiere fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah on Monday said he was ready to captain the national side if given an opportunity.

"If given an opportunity it would be an honour, I don’t think any player would say no," Bumrah said during a virtual press conference ahead of India's first 50-over match against South Africa.

On Virat Kohli quitting Test captaincy, he said it is his decision and one should respect it.

"Virat knows his body. He knows his frame of mind. We respect that. It’s been a pleasure to play under his captaincy. I made my debut under him," he said.

Though he has quit captaincy, he will still be an asset to the team, Bumrah said.

"He brought in energy. He brought in the fitness culture. He was driven. Everybody moved in one direction under his leadership. He has been immense and he will still be immense with his inputs," he said.

"The players understand the change and accordingly try to make positive contributions to that out of the sheer experience they have," Bumrah said.

Kohli on Saturday stepped down from Test match captaincy.

Kohli, who was appointed Test captain in 2014, replacing Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has been the most successful Indian captain.

Under this leadership, India won 40 out of 68 matches.