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Jasprit Bumrah Ruled Out Of T20 World Cup Due To Stress Fracture: Report

In what could be a huge blow to India's hopes of performing well at the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup in Australia, premier paceman Jasprit Bumrah is set to be ruled out of the tournament with a back stress fracture, news agency PTI reported citing BCCI sources. While an official confirmation from the Board of Control from Cricket in India is awaited, the signs have not been great as Bumrah pulled out of India's series opener against South Africa in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday.BCCI had informed of Bumrah's injury just minutes before the toss took place at the Greenfield Stadium. "Jasprit Bumrah suffered back pain in during India's practice session on Tuesday. The BCCI Medical Team assessed him. He is ruled out of the first T20I," BCCI had tweeted.UPDATEJasprit Bumrah of back pain dur...
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“May Take Some Time To Settle Down”: Ex India Selector On Jasprit Bumrah Hitting Top Form

Jasprit Bumrah bowls during the 3rd T20I against Australia.© BCCIAfter being on the sidelines for more than two months due to a knee injury, India pacer Jasprit Bumrah made his return to action during the three-match T20I series against Australia. While Bumrah returned figures one for 23 in the second T20I, he conceded 50 runs in the third match and also failed to pick a wicket. Speaking ahead of India's three-match series against South Africa, former India selector Saba Karim spoke about Bumrah's form after injury, saying that the star pacer might take some time to get back to his absolute best."I can understand that he's coming back after a long layoff and may take some time to settle down but let's not get carried away, Jasprit Bumrah in all the games that he will play will be extr...
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IND vs AUS, 2nd T20I: Jasprit Bumrah Shows Why India Missed Him With Jaffa To Castle Aaron Finch. Watch

Jasprit Bumrah bowled a toe-crushing yorker to get the better of Aaron Finch© BCCIIndia's bowling attack has come under the scanner recently, but star pacer Jasprit Bumrah on Friday showed exactly why his return was so highly anticipated with a peach of a delivery to castle Australia captain Aaron Finch in the third T20I in Nagpur. Finch looked in destructive mood until Bumrah came on to bowl in the shortened match and castled him with a low full toss. The delivery dipped on Finch and cramped him for space, and the Australia opener could not get his bat down on time. The ball went on hit his leg-stump, ending his knock of 31 off 15 deliveries.Watch: Jasprit Bumrah's brilliant delivery to castle Aaron FinchBOO M!@jaspritbumrah93 strikes to dismiss Aaron Finch with a cracker of a yorke...
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India’s Predicted XI vs Australia, 2nd T20I: Will Jasprit Bumrah Make His Comeback?

India had a disappointing night after they lost against Australia in the first T20I of the three-match series on Tuesday. Despite putting up a great show with the bat and posting a target of 209, the bowling department completely failed to live up to the expectations as Australia chased down the huge target with four wickets and four balls in hand. In the second T20I, which will be played in Nagpur on Friday, Team India will look to strengthen their bowling, especially the pace attack, as in the last clash, the pacers conceded 150 runs in just 12 overs. Another thing that came as an utter shock for the fans was the absence of pacer Jasprit Bumrah, who was supposed to make his comeback in the match. It will be interesting to see whether Bumrah makes his comeback or not, and if he mak...
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Jasprit Bumrah Or Shaheen Afridi – Who’ll Be Better At T20 World Cup? Ricky Ponting Gives His Take

File image of Ricky Ponting© TwitterAustralia legend Ricky Ponting made some bold calls while trying to decide who will be more impactful in the 2022 T20 World Cup - Jasprit Bumrah or Shaheen Afridi, Two of the premier fast bowlers in the world, Bumrah and Afridi, boast of having enviable records in the shortest format. Bumrah has picked up 69 wickets in 58 matches while Afridi has scalped 47 in 40. The two pacers are equally effective with the new ball as well as in the death overs.Ponting too had a tough time in picking one, stating in The ICC Review: "Look, how do you split those two guys? They are two of the best performing bowlers in the world in the last couple of years in all formats of the game "Ultimately, Ponting settled for the experienced campaigner in Bumrah. "I'll proba...
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2nd T20I: Jasprit Bumrah Fitness, Death Over Worries In Focus As India Look To Level Series vs Australia

Jasprit Bumrah's fitness status will be a matter of attention when an out of sorts Indian team will look at course correction options against Australia in the second T20 International and strive to keep the three-match series alive, in Nagpur on Friday. Bumrah, who has been out of action since the end of England tour, skipped the Asia Cup due to back injury. However, to everyone's surprise, the team management didn't play him during the high-scoring first T20I in Mohali, raising doubts whether he has still attained peak fitness or not.To compound the team's worries, the 'three-and-a-half' pronged pace attack, including Hardik Pandyaconceded 150 runs in 14 overs.Bhuvneshwar Kumar, the seasoned pro, has already been taken to cleaners. He has leaked 49 runs in the three penultimate over...