Jasprit Bumrah, the premium Indian pacer was involved in a live Instagram session with none other than Yuvraj Singh on Sunday evening. The duo spoke about their love for the game and how they met for the first time. Moreover, they also discussed how they are spending time while in quarantine. In the meantime, the 38-year-old asked Bumrah to pick his fitness idol between Virat Kohli or Zlatan Ibrahimovic. It was a difficult question for the pacer to answer as he’s a big fan of the Swedish footballer.
It is a well known fact that Bumrah admires Ibrahimovic a lot. Earlier, during a live session with Rohit Sharma, the 26-year-old had openly said that he can relate to the life story of the Swedish footballer, who proved every critic wrong as he once thought he will not make it to the top in the football world.
Now, at the age of 38 when most of the players start planning about their retirement, he is scoring wonderful goals for the top-tier teams. So far, he has played for some of the biggest clubs like FC Barcelona, Manchester United, PSG, and AC Milan (current).
Jasprit Bumrah responds to a tough question
On the other hand, Virat Kohli, the Indian skipper is also a fitness freak, who has raised the benchmark for the fellow cricketers in the team. Also, it has helped Team India that looks more fit and athletic on the field. During the live session, the former legendary southpaw asked Bumrah to pick his fitness idol between Virat Kohli or Zlatan Ibrahimovic. To which the Indian pacer quickly took the name of Swedish footballer. He also told Yuvraj how he admires him as an individual, who is a true inspiration for any player across all the sports.
Yuvraj Singh: Your fitness idol, is it Virat Kohli or Zlatan Ibrahimovic?
Jasprit Bumrah: Ibrahimovic as an idol in general
Yuvraj Singh and Jasprit Bumrah share a strong bond with each other. The duo played together for their national team for long before the southpaw bid adieu to international cricket back in 2019. Moreover, they played for the same franchise in IPL 2019, i-e- Mumbai Indians, who lifted their fourth trophy after beating Chennai Super Kings in the finals.
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