Team India pacer Jasprit Bumrah will be making a much-awaited international comeback when the Men in Blue take on Ireland in a three-match T20I series starting Friday, August 18. The 29-year-old has not played a single match for India since September 2022. He had been struggling with a back injury for the past many months and even underwent surgery for the same in March in New Zealand.
Finally, the much-awaited announcement has been made by the BCCI with respect to replacement of Jasprit Bumrah, who has been ruled out from the ICC Men's T20 World Cup scheduled to be played from October 16 to November 13 in Australia. Mohammad Shami has been officially named. He has reached the host country and is learned have been linked up with the Team India squad in Brisbane ahead of the first warm-up match against Australia on October 17.
In what can be a massive blow to Team India’s T20 World Cup hopes, lead pacer Jasprit Bumrah is said to have been ruled out of the ICC event, which will be played in Australia from October 16 to November 13. The 28-year-old was ruled out of the opening T20I against South Africa in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday (September 28).
India batter Suryakumar Yadav has asserted that pacer Jasprit Bumrah is absolutely fit and that there are no reasons to worry about him. The Indian fast bowler, who is returning from a back injury that forced him to miss the Asia Cup 2022, was rested for the 1st T20I in Mohali T20I on Tuesday, September 20.
India pacer Jasprit Bumrah has admitted that the white ball swinging helped him as he claimed career-best figures of 6 for 19 in the first one-dayer against England at The Oval on Tuesday (July 12). Bumrah and Mohammed Shami (3 for 31) made great use of the swinging conditions as the Men in Blue bundled out England for 110 in 25.2 overs. The openers Rohit Sharma (76*) and Shikhar Dhawan (31*) then featured in an unbeaten 114-run stand as India got home in 18.4 overs.
Team India pacer Jasprit Bumrah has stated that it would be an honour if he gets an opportunity to lead the Indian team in the near future. With Virat Kohli no longer captain in any of the three formats, Rohit Sharma is likely to take over the mantle when fit. In his absence, KL Rahul has been named captain for the one-dayers in South Africa while Bumrah has been picked as vice-captain.
Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has praised captain Virat Kohli, stating that he always backs the bowlers and encourages them. Bumrah also added that Kohli’s presence brings a lot of energy to the side. The 28-year-old fast bowler was India’s star performer on Wednesday. He claimed 5 for 42 in South Africa’s first innings in the Cape Town Test. The Proteas were bowled out for 210 as India gained a slender 13-run lead
India captain Virat Kohli revealed after the team’s emphatic win at The Oval that Jasprit Bumrah asked for the ball as soon as it started reversing on Day 5 of the Test match. Bumrah (2/27) was one of the star performers as India thumped England 157 runs to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.