T20 World Cup 2022: Team India's star fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah is out of the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia.
New Delhi: Big news coming from cricket industry, Team India has suffered a major setback before the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia. Star fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has been ruled out of the T20 World Cup. The Board of Control for Cricket in India has confirmed this. The BCCI medical team has made it clear that Jasprit Bumrah is not fit to play the World Cup. The BCCI will soon send the name of Bumrah’s replacement to the ICC.
The BCCI issued a statement saying, “The medical team has informed that Jasprit Bumrah is not fit for the ICC T20 World Cup. Experts were consulted regarding Bumrah’s fitness. Bumrah was earlier ruled out of the three-match T20I series against South Africa only due to back pain. But now the BCCI will soon announce the replacement of Bumrah for the World Cup.
NEWS – Jasprit Bumrah ruled out of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022.
— BCCI (@BCCI) October 3, 2022
Let us tell you that a few days ago it was revealed that Jasprit Bumrah’s injury is serious and he will not be able to be a part of the World Cup. But BCCI President Sourav Ganguly had said that Bumrah’s fitness is being monitored and he can play the World Cup.
But now it has become clear that Team India will have to take the field in the World Cup without its number one bowler. Talking about the replacement of Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, who is included in the list of reserve players, can take his place in the team. Mohammed Shami is likely to leave for Australia on October 6.
The name of Mohammad Siraj was also revealed as a replacement for Bumrah. But Siraj has also been selected for the ODI series against South Africa. However, Siraj is sure to get a place in the reserve players for the World Cup.
Apart from this, three additional fast bowlers will also go to Australia for the training of the team. Kuldeep Sen, Mukesh Chaudhary and Chetan Sakaria will leave for Australia on 6 October for the training session of Team India.