Former Indian wicket-keeper batter Parthiv Patel made some stunning revelation by stating that he conveyed to Virat Kohli about the skills and potential of Jasprit Bumrah in IPL 2014, but former RCB skipper did not pay attention at that time. ndia’s vice-captain and pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah has made a name for himself in no time and has been regarded as one of the most lethal bowlers in the world.
Bumrah has earned popularity for his unorthodox bowling action and because of this toe wrecking yorkers. He is currently the vice-captain of Indian time in all formats while ranking fourth and sixth in ICC rankings of bowlers in Test and ODIs, respectively. Coming back to Parthiv Patel’s claim, the former wicket-keeper told Cricbuzz that he spoke highly of Bumrah and watched the lanky pacer from close quarters since the latter’s Ranji Trophy stints with Gujarat in his early years. “In 2014, when I was at RCB, I told Kohli there’s this bowler named Bumrah. Have a look at him.
Virat replied, saying, ‘Chhor na yaar. Ye Bumrah-Vumrah kya karenge?’ (Leave it. What will such players do?)” Parthiv told Cricbuzz. However, minutes after the news broke on the internet and Patel’s stunning revelation spread like a fire, an old video clip of Virat Kohli started doing the rounds where the latter perfectly claimed that Parthiv does not have an appetite to keep a secret for long. When Kohli visited Kapil Sharma’s show Comedy Nights with Kapil.” When the comedian asked the Indian batter who is not a good secret keeper, Kohli revealed Parthiv Patel’s name.
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Kohli went on to say that, as the former wicket-keeper has a short height, he also has the small appetite to keep a secret for long. Kohli’s claim left everyone in splits, including former cricketer turned comedy show judge turned politician Navjoth Singh Sindhu, who used to be regular in the show back then.