Salman Butt believes in India’s bowling leaders Jasplit Bangla A limited number of games should be considered in the future.
On his YouTube channel, he highlights how Bumrah’s unorthodox bowling moves tend to take a toll on his back. Butt suggested that playing consistently in all three formats while also playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) could jeopardize the speedster’s career.
The former Pakistani cricketer explained:
“Jasprit Bumrah has to take a lot of load on his back because of his bowling action. He has played in all three formats and has played a lot of cricket. The IPL is also a long game and also plays.
“He’s going to have to choose. Supercars like Ferrari and Aston Martin are called weekend cars. Supercars can’t be used like a Toyota Corolla.”
Bumrah has been struggling this year.The 28-year-old missed the 2022 Asian Cup due to a back injury and could now also be ruled out of the all-important game 2022 T20 World Cup Fractured due to back stress.
“It could be a blessing in disguise for the bowler who replaced Jasprit Bumrah” – Salman Butt
Butt went on to say that other Indian bowlers have an opportunity to step up with impressive performances in Bumrah’s absence.
He pointed out how Pakistan Nasim Shah He did the same when he was called up for the Asian Cup due to Shaheen Afridi’s absence. He believes the bowler who replaces Bumrah can cement his place in the team by taking responsibility.
“Every dark cloud has a silver lining. While Bumrah’s absence will hurt them a lot, it will give young people a chance to prove their worth. Bumrah will come back when he gets fit. But first question Yes, who will take his place until then?”
“Pakistan has a similar problem to deal with. But we have to be mindful that if Shaheen Afridi hadn’t been injured, Nassim Shah would not have been in the team. He got his chance and took it with both hands.
“Again, it could be a blessing in disguise for the bowler who replaced Jasprit Bumrah.”
The former cricketer stressed that Bumrah’s absence will weaken India’s bowling team, which is already under the scanner due to recent poor performances.
He said the right arm is a complete combo because of his ability to cast an effective spell at any given stage. The previous opening statement said:
“It’s a big blow for the Indian team. Bowling is a sector where India needs more strength and Jasprit Bumrah is the man who can do that. He has a lot of experience and is a complete package because he Can bowl from yorker to the slower one.
“He’s a wicketkeeper and can control the run as well. He’s very effective in terms of death and can make an impact at all stages of the game.”
According to recent reports, Bumrah’s injury could keep him out for four to six months. If Bumrah is left out, the Blues could consider adding Mohammed Shami and Deepak Chahar to their squad.