Chairman of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Surav Ganguly Status has been clarified Jasplit Bangla He was ruled out of the upcoming 2022 T20 World Cup in Australia after reports emerged. The former India captain clarified that the ace pacer is still in the mix and a final decision on his availability will be made in the next few days.
The 28-year-old right-arm fast bowler returned for a scan at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore from Thiruvantapuram on Wednesday, September 28.
Bumrah has reportedly missed his first T20I against South Africa with a back stress fracture.
He was eventually ruled out of his two remaining T20I matches against the Proteas and also risks missing out on the T20 World Cup, which starts later this month. The Ahmedabad-born man’s injury could worsen after playing two of three T20s at home against Australia. His return to action after a two-month hiatus prompted him to miss the 2022 Asian Cup in the UAE.
Speaking on the Xtra Time digital channel in Kolkata on Friday, September 30, Ganguly said:
“Bumrah is not out of the World Cup yet.”
Medical staff from the Indian team, together with the NCA, decided to conduct the new scans in Bangalore. According to ESPN Cricinfo, independent medical advisors hired by BCCI will evaluate them and coordinate with the board’s medical experts to determine further steps.
Jasprit Bumrah unlikely to travel to Australia with India for T20 World Cup
According to News18, due to injury, Bumrah is unlikely to go out with the national team to prepare for the T20 World Cup on October 6. He will join the team at a later date if the announcement is appropriate. Rohit Sharma and Co. will be based in Perth until 13 October before heading to Brisbane. They will play several warm-up games with the hosts, new Zealand On October 17th and 19th respectively.
India will start their match against Pakistan on October 23 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The man in blue, the inaugural T20 world champion, has not won an ICC title since 2013.
Team India: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul (vc), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wk), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh.
support: Mohammed Shami, Shreyas Iyer, Ravi Bishoni, Deepak Chahar.