India vs New Zealand: ‘When you build a reputation...’ - Zaheer Khan explains why Jasprit Bumrah returned wicket-less in ODI series
Former India fast-bowler Zaheer Khan jumped into defense of under-fire Jasprit Bumrah, who returned wicket-less in the recently-concluded ODI series against New Zealand. Bumrah failed to rediscover his wicket-taking form as India were hammered 3-0 in the ODI series. This is the first time in 31 years that India have suffered a series whitewash in ODIs (minimum three matches played). Also Read: Virat Kohli reacts after RCB remove picture and name on social media Bumrah had a torrid time in New Zealand as the Indian seamer failed to get a single wicket in three matches. This was the first time in a bilateral ODI series that Bumrah returned empty handed. He was economical with his bowling but failed to get wickets which allowed New Zealand to chase down high totals in both 1st and 3rd ODI.