Jasprit Bumrah becomes first Indian pacer to take 250 T20 wickets

MUMBAI: Jasprit Bumrah on Tuesday became the first Indian pacer to pick up 250 T20 wickets. Bumrah achieved this feat in match number 65 of the ongoing Indian Premier League 2022 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Mumbai Indians pacer reached the milestone after removing Washington Sundar on the final ball of the Sunrisers Hyderabad’s innings.

Bumrah bowled a full toss ball, on off stump, and Washington completely mistimed his slog and as a result, his stumps were rattled.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar stands second in the list with 223 wickets in the shortest format of the game. Overall, he is the fifth Indian bowler to achieve the 250 T20 wickets after spinners – Ravichandran Ashwin (274), Yuzvendra Chahal (271), Piyush Chawla (270), and Amit Mishra (262).