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Importance of Tests over IPL: Here's what Bumrah said in a chat with Yuvraj

"It is a sad reality that many young cricketers tell me that they want to play IPL. I feel sad that they don't realise the importance of Test cricket," says Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah celebrates taking the wicket of West Indies' Kraigg Brathwaite during day two of the second Test cricket match at Sabina Park cricket ground in Kingston. Photo: AP/PTI
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Jasprit Bumrah celebrates taking the wicket of West Indies' Kraigg Brathwaite during day two of the second Test cricket match at Sabina Park cricket ground in Kingston. It is a harsh reality that young players do look to play shorter formats, says Bu

BS Web Teamagencies New Delhi
India’s ace pacer Jasprit Bumrah has said that many young cricketers in the team don't want to play the longest format of the game (Tests) and they focus more on IPL and limited-over format (ODIs and T20s).
 
In an Instagram Live session, former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh asked the pacer to give an honest answer about the youngsters' mindset towards Test cricket.
 
"It is a sad reality that many young cricketers tell me that they want to play IPL. I feel sad that they don't realise the importance of Test cricket. Many people tell me that I came

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First Published: Apr 27 2020 | 12:15 PM IST

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