The third T20 game between India and Ireland was abandoned due to rain. Not a single ball could be thrown in this game. It was raining non-stop, so the referees decided to abandon the game, but Team India won the first two games of the series. Because of this, India won the series 2-0 under the captaincy of Jasprit Bumrah. Once he won the series, Bumrah registered many major records to his name.
Bumrah did great
Captain Jasprit Bumrah took four wickets in the first two games against Ireland and was also very frugal. Because of this, he was given the Player of the Series award. This is Bumrah’s second Player of the Series award at T20 International. In doing so, he drew level with Rohit Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal, Hardik Pandya and Akshar Patel. These players have also won two Player of the Series awards at T20 International.
Players with most Player of the Series awards in T20Is for India:
Virat Kohli – 7 awards
Suryakumar Yadav – 3 awards
Bhuvneshwar Kumar – 3 awards
Jasprit Bumrah-2 Award
Yuzvendra Chahal-2 award
Rohit Sharma 2 Awards
Hardik Pandya 2 award
Akshar Patel 2 award
was the fifth Indian to do so
Jasprit Bumrah is the fifth player to win the Player of the Series award as captain of the T20Is. Before him, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya have accomplished this feat. Kohli has won the Off the Series award in T20Is three times as a captain.
Indian captains who won the Player of the Series award in T20Is:
Suresh Raina vs Zimbabwe (2010)
Virat Kohli vs. Sri Lanka (2017)
Virat Kohli vs West Indies (2019)
Virat Kohli v England (2021)
Rohit Sharma vs New Zealand (2021)
Hardik Pandya vs. New Zealand (2023)
Jasprit Bumrah v Ireland (2023)