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Jasprit Bumrah ruled out of T20 World Cup 2022 due to stress fracture

Team India’s ace pacer Jasprit Bumrah is ruled out of the T20 World Cup  due to a  fracture. He did not travel with the team to Thiruvananthapuram, for the first T20I between India and South Africa. Bumrah is ruled out of the series. 

 Bumrah Out Of ICC T20 WC:This is not good news for the Indian team management. As the Men in Blue have been struggling with their death bowling, an area where Bumrah specializes.The Indian think tank appears to be concerned less than a month before the start of the ICC T20 World Cup, as its premier paceman Jasprit Bumrah has been forced to miss another match in the run-up to the tournament.

There will be no surgery, but will need 4-6 months to recover from the injury.

Bumrah is not in India’s team for the first T20 International for South Africa in Thiruvananthapuram. He was ruled out by the Indian cricket board after complaining of back pain.

“During India’s practice session on Tuesday, Jasprit Bumrah complained of back pain. His evaluation done by the BCCI Medical Team. Bumrah had previously played the last two matches of the T20I series against Australia.

Due to a back injury, Bumrah previously missed the entire Asia Cup 2022. He recovered in  a month at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru. Before the selection against Australia. He did not play in the first T20I in Mohali, but he did play in the next two.

The was quite ordinary, and it appeared that something was wrong with his fitness. Also he was not bowling to the best of his abilities. He bowled 2 overs for 23 runs and 1 wicket in the second T20I against Australia, while allowing 50 runs in 4 overs in the third and final T20I in Hyderabad and not looking like the Bumrah everyone knows. 

India and South Africa played three test matches and three one-day internationals. South Africa then completed a 5-T20 match tour in India in June 2022. Now in August 2022, South Africa comes to India to play the T20 and ODI series against India. It will be the 3rd time when India plays against South Africa in 2022. 

Indian Players T20 Squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2022- Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh. 

South Africa: Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Temba Bavuma ©, David Miller, Anrich Nortje, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi 

Akash Kumar
Akash Kumar
Hi! I am Akash, a professionally trained journalist who graduated from Delhi University. I have spent several years playing cricket at the State level for Jharkhand. My passion for cricket and thrive to explore truth via journalism helped me to develop a character called – Sports Journalist. My contribution towards writing would be always out of the true spirit that longs for the game that Indians like the most.

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