Bumrah's time at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) and rigorous practice games allowed him to seamlessly transition back into international cricket. Bumrah's dedication and preparation paid off, and he expressed his delight at contributing to the team's success.
Credit to them (Ireland) as well for keeping their nerves in a crisis. “Felt very good. So many sessions I did at the NCA and the practice games. Didn't feel like I missed out a lot or I'm doing something new so credit to the staff there. Very happy to be back and always good to contribute.”
India's triumph in the first T20I against Ireland can be largely attributed to Bumrah's stellar bowling performance. He spearheaded the Indian pace attack with finesse, taking two crucial wickets for just 24 runs, effectively stifling Ireland's scoring. Prasidh Krishna and Ravi Bishnoi also played pivotal roles, ensuring Ireland faced a daunting challenge.">