Indian Cricket sensation Jasprit Jasbir Singh Bumrah also known as Jasprit Bumrah (born 6 December 1993 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat) plays as a right-arm fast medium for the Indian national cricket team.
His ability to bowl accurate Yorkers in the death overs make him as an emerging Yorker specialist of the cricket world. He is also known as the 'Yorker King'.
He lost his father Jasbir Singh Bumrah at a very small age of 7. Bumrah's mother who is a school principal single-handedly raised him & his sibling's.
These are the only facts that we all know about the Star bowler but their's some hidden fact in this young player's life which is still unknown to many of us.
This the fact about the unending bond between a grandfather and his grandson.
Sad story of a Grandfather.
Jasprit Bumrah's grandfather Santokh Singh Bumrah lives in Kiccha of Uttarakhand which is 260 Kms from here. He is one among the lakhs of Jasprit fans.
Jasprit Bumrah is also known as 'Yorker King' got separated from his grandfather in 2001, after the death of his father Jasbir Bumrah.
Jasprit Bumrah's grandfather was once a successful businessman of 80's & 90's. Jasprit’s father Jasbir used to assist him in running the business. It was all well during that time. In 2001 fate turned & time took a massive breakdown when Jasprit's father Jasbir died.
Santokh said "I started running into losses because of which I have to sell out my factories & have to shift to Kiccha with my brothers"
After shifting to Kichha, Jasprit's grandfather purchased an auto to make his two ends meet. The senior Bumrah is leading a life of utter poverty with his other son.
Santokh often cries on remembering & sharing stories of the good days. On asking about why he separated from Jasprit's family he didn't reply much in spite he clearly indicated the ‘sour relations’ with his daughter in law.
Santokh added “Jasprit’s mother was not willing to see us. Though recently my daughter visited Ahmedabad. I tried hard to get Jasprit’s contact but couldn’t. I would be grateful if you could please help”.
In a telephonic conversation with HT, Santokh Singh Bumrah (84) told “It feels great to see Jasprit on television screen performing so well in international matches. I pray to God for his success and meet him once before I die,”