Jasprit Bumrah and Virat Kohli during a match for India. (Source: Twitter)

Hosts India and Sri Lanka playing two hands each in the third T20 match on Friday. This is the deciding match of the series. If India wins this match, then the series will make its name. If the Sri Lankan team wins, it will equal the series. This match has also brought the historical opportunity for Jasprit Bumrah. If they do well in this match, they will gain the status of India’s No.1 T20 bowler.

Jasprit Bumrah is close to becoming the highest wicket-taker for India in T20 International cricket. He has taken 52 wickets in 44 T20 matches. Ravichandran Ashwin and Yuzvendra Chahal have also taken 52-52 wickets in this format of cricket. In this way, these three bowlers jointly remain India’s number-1 bowler in terms of maximum wickets.

If Bumrah takes any wicket in the match played between India and Sri Lanka on Friday, he will overtake Ravichandran Ashwin and Yuzvendra Chahal. If that happens, he will become the highest wicket-taker in T20 cricket. Talking about the world, the world record of taking the most wickets is in the name of Lasith Malinga. Malinga of Sri Lanka has taken 106 wickets in 81 matches.

Jasprit Bumrah is returning from injury after a long time. In the second T20 match played in Indore, Bumrah played his first match while returning from injury. His performance was normal. He took one wicket for 32 runs in four overs.