- Big blow to Team India
- Jasprit Bumrah out of World Cup
- Will not even get a place in South Africa series
Jasprit Bumrah: The Indian team is currently playing against South Africa in the three-match T20I series. Indian team won the first match of this series by 8 wickets. At the same time, after winning the second match, the eyes of Team India will now be on winning the series. But even before the second match, Team India has suffered a major setback. Actually, Indian team’s star fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has been out of this entire series due to injury. Not only this, it is almost certain that this bowler is also out of the T20 world.
Bumrah has not been fit for a long time
Jasprit Bumrah has been battling his injury for a long time. He has not been able to play regular cricket due to the problem and pain in his back. Recently, Bumrah made a comeback in the game against Australia. In this three-match series, Bumrah played the last two matches. Where his strong bowling had awakened the hopes of Indian fans. But in the first T20 against South Africa, Bumrah could not play due to constant pain in the pit. Now according to news agency PTI, a source in BCCI has clearly said that Bumrah will not be able to play the World Cup. However, the BCCI has not yet given an official statement.
Bumrah was also out of the Asia Cup
Jasprit Bumrah has been away from cricket for the last several months. Bumrah did not even play in the recently concluded Asia Cup match. Due to this, Team India had to be out of Super 4. In the death overs, the team missed Bumrah and senior bowlers like Bhuvneshwar Kumar failed to fill his gap. If reports are to be believed, Bumrah will now be away from the cricket field for about 4 to 6 weeks. Bumrah’s exit is a big setback for Team India’s Mission World Cup 2022. Now it will be special to see which bowler is selected in the World Cup team instead of Bumrah.
Shami-Siraj will clash
In the World Cup squad, the biggest competition will be between Mohammed Shami and Mohammad Siraj to replace Bumrah. Shami is one of the three reserve players of the World Cup. Being one of the senior most fast bowlers in the team, he can be seen replacing Bumrah in the World Cup.
Indian team for T20 world cup
Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice-Captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (WK), Dinesh Karthik (WK), Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh.
Reserve players: Mohammed Shami, Shreyas Iyer, Ravi Bishnoi, Deepak Chahar.