Jasprit Bumrah responded to a one-day international career-best haul that set-up India’s 10-wicket thrashing of world champions England by saying “I have bowled so much better than this and not got wickets”.
Bumrah took 6-19, including an opening spell of 4-9 in five overs that routed a proven top order, as England were skittled out for just 110 in 25.2 overs at the Oval on Wednesday (AEST).
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India then sprinted to their target, with captain Rohit Sharma unbeaten on 76 as his side won with more than 31 overs to spare to go 1-0 up in a three-match series that continues on the other side of London’s River Thames, at Lord’s, on Friday.
Bumrah, 28, may have been assisted by overcast conditions and a well-grassed pitch after Rohit won a good toss, but there was no…