NEW DELHI: Cricket fraternity on Sunday applauded India pacer Jasprit Bumrah‘s on his career maiden Test hat-trick against West Indies in the second Test.
Bumrah dismissed Darren Dravo, Shamarh Brooks and Roston Chase in successive balls in the 9th over of the Windies innings to claim the incredible feat.
Harbhajan had achieved the feat against Australia in 2001 whereas Pathan had taken a hat-trick against Pakistan in 2006.
Bumrah returned with the figure of 6-16 in his 9.1 overs. After the spell, he tweeted, “A day I won’t forget .”
A day I won’t forget 💥🇮🇳🦁 https://t.co/MnAfCoh20T
— Jasprit Bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) 1567306036000
India batsmen Shikhar Dhawan and former spinner Harbhajan Singh hailed Bumrah for his brilliant bowling spell.
“Great first hundred by @Hanumavihari and an incredible hat-trick by @Jaspritbumrah93.. Indian cricket at its best! #INDvsWI,” Dhawan tweeted.
Great first hundred by @Hanumavihari and an incredible hat-trick by @Jaspritbumrah93.. Indian cricket at its best! 👌🏻🙌 #INDvsWI
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) 1567309696000
“Sensational @Jaspritbumrah93 well done on your great spell.. welcome in the hattrick club so so so proud of you. Keep it going brother,” Harbhajan tweeted.
Sensational @Jaspritbumrah93 well done on your great spell.. welcome in the hattrick club 🏏🇮🇳🤗❤️ so so so proud of… https://t.co/uTiAqeaDyD
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) 1567311596000
Irfan Pathan, who had taken a hat-trick against Pakistan in 2006, also congratulated the Indian pacer.
Welcome to the #Hattrick club @Jaspritbumrah93
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) 1567318880000
Former West Indies bowler Ian Bishop took to Twitter and wrote, “Jasprit Bumrah is a once in a lifetime talent.”
Jasprit Bumrah is a once in a lifetime talent.
— Ian bishop (@irbishi) 1567283668000
“The Carribean islands have seen so many fast bowling greats dish out their fury, and this performance from @Jaspritbumrah93 would have made each of those greats extremely happy. Wow just wow. #WIvIND,” Ashwin tweeted.
The Carribean islands have seen so many fast bowling greats dish out their fury, and this performance from… https://t.co/1fMzc6Ke6H
— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) 1567301510000
Congratulations @Jaspritbumrah93 on ur first hattrick in test cricket 🏏 If u can continue bowling like dis then I’m… https://t.co/0rmpAY2jF5
— MANOJ TIWARY (@tiwarymanoj) 1567312507000
Test hat-trick for Jasprit Bumrah , a very special bowler. India very lucky to have found him and what a champion h… https://t.co/ahj5CKlxIa
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) 1567282571000
So @Jaspritbumrah93 has decided to enforce a follow-on 🤔🏏 congratulations on the hat-trick Boom! #WIvsIND
— R P Singh रुद्र प्रताप सिंह (@rpsingh) 1567321203000