After being hit for a boundary within the very first ball of the innings, skipper Bumrah – who returned figures of two/24 in his four-over spell – bounced again strongly as he knocked over the stumps of Andrew Balbirnie within the subsequent supply, resulting in his trademark arms out celebration. It was a size ball outdoors off that swung again viciously, taking Balbirnie’s inside edge earlier than hitting the stumps.
In got here Lorcan Tucker, who one way or the other negotiated the subsequent two balls however ultimately misplaced his persistence by going throughout to a size ball outdoors off whereas making an attempt a ramp shot however it ended up in wicket-keeper Sanju Samson‘s fingers.
Bumrah, who turned the fourth Indian to seize two wickets within the first over of a T20I, was again to his deadly greatest as he claimed two wickets inside 5 balls in his first over again in worldwide cricket.
Ravichandran Ashwin was the primary bowler to take two wickets within the first over for India in a T20I again in 2016 towards Sri Lanka in Vizag, adopted by paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar towards Afghanistan final 12 months in Dubai, and Hardik Pandya did it just lately towards the West Indies in Windfall.