Jasprit Bumrah Returned to international cricket after a year out due to injury and made an immediate impact in the first T20 match against Ireland, striking twice in his first over. ESPNcricinfo’s ball-by-ball commentary recorded the over as follows.
0.1 Bumrah to Balbirnie, FOUR RUNS
Not a good start for Bumrah, great start for Balbirnie. Full and straight and just a slight push behind square sees the ball racing away as Ireland get off the mark
0.2 Bumrah to Balbirnie, out
Booom! slams him! Full outside off, seaming inside edge takes it to the stumps as Balbirnie hangs his bat lightly
0.3 Bumrah to Tucker, no run
Length ball seaming again. Tucker manages to avoid it
0.4 Bumrah to Tucker, no run
Bumrah’s 135 kmph inswinging yorker and Tucker jammed his bat, saving him.
0.5 Bumrah to Tucker, out
Bumrah has another one! Tucker leads a length ball outside off and he tries to ramp it up but manages to spoon it behind. Easy pick for Sanju Samson as Bumrah celebrates
0.6 Bumrah to Tector, no run
Searing inswinger again at 132 kmph, Tector plays it to covers