Bumrah Blazes to Glory: First Bowler Wins T20 World Cup Player of the Series 

Jasprit Bumrah’s fiery spell in the T20 World Cup 2024 final secured India’s win & earned him a historic Player of the Series title – the first bowler ever!

Player of the Series: The Indian team’s fast bowler, Jasprit Bumrah, has performed well in this year’s T20 World Cup. Due to his performance, India has become the champion of the T20 World Cup this year. In the final match of the T20 World Cup 2024 held on 29 June, the Indian team defeated South Africa by 7 runs and won the title of this T20 World Cup for the second time.

Jasprit Bumrah’s Stellar Performance Leads India to T20 World Cup Glory

In this match, the Indian team won the toss, batted first, and scored 176 runs based on a strong innings of 76 runs by veteran Virat Kohli. In this match, South Africa again fought hard but could score only 169 runs in the stipulated 20 overs of their innings and lost this match to the Indian team by 7 runs.

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Bumrah’s Dominant Spell in the Final 

India’s fast bowler, Jaspreet Bumrah, played a very important role in their title win. In this important match, Bumrah dismissed 2 batsmen, giving only 18 runs in his 4-over spell. In this entire tournament, no opposition batsman was able to understand Jaspreet Bumrah’s bowling properly. That’s why Bumrah not only won this T20 title for the Indian team but also made a unique record. By making this record, he has now become the first player to do so.

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Jasprit Bumrah created history

Jasprit Bumrah In the final match against South Africa in the T20 World Cup 2024, Bumrah also took 2 wickets for only 18 runs in his 4-over spell. During this entire World Cup, he remained a puzzle for all the opposition batsmen. No batsman could understand him properly during this time. During this, all the opposition batsmen were seen yearning to score runs in front of Bumrah’s fiery bowling.

Jasprit Bumrah Makes History: First Bowler to Win Player of the Series

In this entire tournament, Jasprit Bumrah took 15 wickets for just 124 runs in 8 matches, bowling 29.4 overs. During this, his bowling economy was 4.17. Which was better than all the other bowlers in the tournament. That is why, when India won the title of this T20 World Cup in 2024, Jasprit Bumrah was later given the Player of the Series award for his deadly bowling. At the same time, Bumrah is the first bowler to become Player of the Series in the history of the T20 World Cup.

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A Look Back at Past Player of the Series Winners 

  • Shahid Afridi (all-rounder) was the Player of the Series in the first T20 World Cup played in 2007.
  • Tillakaratne Dilshan (batsman) was the Player of the Series in the second T20 World Cup played in 2009.
  • Kevin Pietersen (batsman) was the Player of the Series in the third T20 World Cup played in 2010.
  • Shane Watson (all-rounder) was the Player of the Series in the fourth T20 World Cup played in 2012.
  • Virat Kohli (batsman) was the Player of the Series in the 5th T20 World Cup played in 2014.
  • Virat Kohli (batsman) was the Player of the Series in the sixth T20 World Cup played in 2016.
  • David Warner (batsman) was the Player of the Series in the 7th T20 World Cup played in 2021.
  • Sam Curran (all-rounder) was the Player of the Series in the 8th T20 World Cup played in 2022.