Indian fast bowler Prasidh Krishna recently made his comeback to the national team after recovering from a stress fracture. He participated in the three-match T20I series against Ireland, securing four wickets in two matches. Krishna highlighted the support he received from teammate Jasprit Bumrah during their time together at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) for rehabilitation.
Prasidh Krishna expressed his gratitude for working closely with Bumrah during their recovery phase at the NCA. He stated, “Working closely with Bumrah during our recovery at the NCA has definitely been enriching. His method of executing under pressure and his ability to keep things straightforward on numerous occasions is inspiring. We’ve learned a lot from each other, and our partnership is already yielding results.”
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The 27-year-old also shed light on the areas he focused on during his rehabilitation at the NCA.
He explained, “Our sessions at the NCA were thoroughly productive. The clarity we maintained and the regular assessment of our physical and mental fitness helped us achieve our rehabilitation goals. We initially concentrated on promoting overall well-being before transitioning into bowling practice. This approach ensured a steady recovery and helped us prepare for match conditions.”
Krishna’s significant role in India’s 2-0 series win over Ireland showcased his readiness for competitive cricket. His successful recovery and consistent performance earned him a spot in India’s 17-member squad for the upcoming Asia Cup 2023.
The Asia Cup is a prestigious cricket tournament in Asia, featuring top teams from across the continent. India is set to begin their campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan on September 2, adding anticipation and excitement to the tournament.