Staff India’s preparation for the T20 World Cup has been dented by Jasprit Bumrah’s premature harm. The speedster has been dominated out of the continued T20I sequence towards South Africa with a stress fracture within the again and as per a number of studies, he isn’t prone to journey to Australia for the mega occasion. Nonetheless, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly remains to be optimistic about Bumrah’s availability as he acknowledged the pacer nonetheless hasn’t been solely dominated out of the competitors.
It should be famous that Bumrah missed the Asia Cup earlier this month as a result of his again harm. Whereas he warmed the benches within the opening sport of the recently-concluded T20I sequence towards Australia, the 28-year-old featured within the different two video games, offering Indian followers a large aid.
The World Cup remains to be fairly a while away: Sourav Ganguly
Nonetheless, on the eve of the sequence opener towards South Africa, the pacer once more received injured and subsequently received dominated out of the sequence. Whereas Bumrah’s availability for World Cup appears unlikely, Ganguly acknowledged the match has nonetheless a while.
“Jasprit Bumrah remains to be not dominated out of T20 World Cup but. The World Cup remains to be fairly a while away. Lets not leap the gun,” mentioned Ganguly to Rev Sports activities.
The Indian tempo spearhead is at the moment on the Nationwide Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru the place he’s present process additional exams to look at the standing of his harm.
In the meantime, it should be famous that ace all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja may even miss the mega match and therefore, Bumrah’s absence would dent Rohit Sharma’s staff even additional. In case the pacer did not make it to Australia, Deepak Chahar is the front-runner to interchange him as he’s already on the reserve gamers record. Mohammed Shami is one other contender for the spot however the pacer hasn’t performed a T20I because the final yr’s World Cup and was lately down with COVID-19.
Therefore, it stays to be seen how the staff administration and selectors deal with this problem.