Jasprit Bumrah Gives A Stern Reply To The Critics After The Injury
By CricShots - Oct 6, 2022 12:20 pm
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India suffered a huge blow to their T20 World Cup aspirations as the premier pacer, pacer Jasprit Bumrah was ruled out of the tournament on Monday. The BCCI confirmed the development in an official statement, which also mentioned that the board will be announcing the replacement soon. Bumrah also missed the Asia Cup 2022 due to a back injury and returned to the national side after undergoing rehab at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru.

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An injury to Jasprit Bumrah is a major concern for Team India

Jasprit Bumrah was included in the squad for the T20I series at home against Australia and South Africa ahead of the cricketing extravaganza in Australia, which gets underway from October 16. However, the pacer featured in the series against Australia and was ruled out of the T20Is against South Africa at the final hour.

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Ever since the news broke, several fans took to social media and bashed the cricketer for being available for his franchise, and missing out on his national duties. However, Bumrah in a cryptic post on Instagram took a subtle dig against the critics. The fast bowler shared a picture on Instagram on Wednesday evening, which read: “You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.”

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Jasprit Bumrah’s story

A day after it was confirmed that the pacer wouldn’t be taking part in the T20 World Cup, Jasprit Bumrah left a message for the fans, expressing his feelings about the lost opportunity.

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Tweeting about the same, Jasprit Bumrah wrote: “I am gutted that I won’t be a part of the T20 World Cup this time, but thankful for the wishes, care, and support I’ve received from my loved ones. As I recover, I’ll be cheering on the team through their campaign in Australia”.

While BCCI is yet to name a replacement for Bumrah but the top contenders for the vacant slot remain Deepak Chahar, Mohammed Shami, and Mohammed Siraj. Chahar and Shami are part of the reserves, while Siraj was called in as Bumrah’s replacement for the South Africa T20Is.