Jasprit Bumrah Officially Gets Ruled Out Of The T20 World Cup 2022
By CricShots - Oct 3, 2022 9:57 pm
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The premier Indian pacer, Jasprit Bumrah has been officially ruled out of T20 World Cup 2022 as BCCI confirmed on Monday. The BCCI confirmed the news through an official press release. It needs to be noted that the dependable bowler left the Indian squad during the ongoing T20I series against South Africa and went to the National Cricket Academy, Bengaluru to recover from his back injury.

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

There were certain rumors about Jasprit Bumrah getting ruled out of the marquee event in Australia this year and BCCI on Monday confirmed the same. The absence of the premier pacer comes as a big blow for India, whose pacers are already not in their groove ahead of the T20 extravaganza.

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Jasprit Bumrah made his return to India’s playing XI in the second T20I against Australia last month. Before making a comeback, he missed competitive cricket for more than two months of action due to his back injury.

Jasprit Bumrah underwent recovery in NCA, Bengaluru but he could play only two matches on his return with the third T20I against Australia being his latest game.

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India’s premier fast bowler then missed the first T20I against the Proteas and the BCCI named Mohammed Siraj as his replacement later, while also confirming about his injury. The return didn’t last long for Bumrah in terms of performance as the second T20I saw him register figures of 1 for 23 in just a couple of overs and the second match saw him leaking 50 runs for no wicket in 4 overs.

Fans on social media were quick to react as BCCI confirmed the news of Bumrah missing the T20 World Cup on Monday.