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"Same People Said Last Year My Career Is Over": Jasprit Bumrah's Fiery Message To Critics

India's match-winner Jasprit Bumrah said his team's calmness and refusal to panic led them to their exciting six-run victory over Pakistan at the T20 World Cup on Sunday. Having only made 119 on the tricky New York surface, India saw Pakistan respond with a measured reply but Bumrah provided the crucial breakthrough for the favourites. Bumrah took 3-14 with big wickets at crucial moments, including Pakistan's top scorer Mohamad Rizwan, who after making a patient 31 from 44 balls, was looking like a match-winner himself until he was clean bowled.

"The biggest positive for us was the calmness because when we were batting in the morning, there was a lot more help," said Bumrah, noting the damper conditions after pre-match rain which turned to sunshine later in the day.

"And then when we started bowling, the skies opened up and the ball stopped seaming and there wasn't a lot of lateral movement. So we had to be more consistent and more accurate. And we as a unit were very calm and very clear on what we wanted to do. So very happy that as a unit we were able to contribute and created that pressure and then we were able to get the win," he said.

Bumrah said that he had learnt over time that in situations where the pitch can offer some help, it remains crucial not to go too far with attacking intent.

"In that aspect, experience does help you a little bit because whenever there is help, you can get excited, you can try and go pole hunting, you can bowl bouncers, you can bowl out-swingers, in-swingers but you don't have to do that," he said.

"I have learned that over the experience. But this time, the ball was not doing a lot. Yes, we did create pressure. Little bit of lateral movement was there but not too much. Not as

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