Bumrah was not at all pleased by the billboard that was put up by the Jaipur police and took Twitter to express his displeasure against the police
He totally slammed the Jaipur Police after the hoarding was put on saying the awareness about the traffic Police department in the grand finale of the ICC Champions trophy 2k17
— Jasprit bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) June 23, 2017
The billboard read: “Don’t cross the line. You know it can be costly”, with a picture of Bumrah overstepping when the Pakistani opener was caught behind by wicketkeeper MS Dhoni. However, Fakhar was recalled after replays showed that Bumrah had bowled a no ball and the southpaw went on to score a century as Pakistan posted 338 for four in their 50 overs.
As per the current ongoing series Bumrah has been rested for the series against West Indies as he has been playing cricket for the nation since a long period without any rest
As per the current scenario of Jaipur police they are about to put down the hoarding of Bumrah and has also asked for the apology after the tweet went Viral
A top official of the Jaipur police commissionerate told HT that the hoarding.
“We have decided to take down the hoarding because Bumrah has expressed his displeasure on twitter. We never wanted to hurt anyone and had felt that the younger generation will be able to connect with the meme because the defeat against Pakistan is fresh on everyone’s minds,” said the official.
Additional deputy commissioner of police (traffic) Gurusharan Rav told HT that the tweet was meant in good humour and not meant as a dig at the cricketer.
“We wanted to convey this message that how crucial it is that one doesn’t get past zebra crossing during red lights. In case of a no ball, all you lose is a match but here your life is at risk. We never wanted to take a dig on Bumrah and have already apologized on twitter,” Rav told HT.