Jasprit Bumrah, an Indian bowler, has returned home to India from Sri Lanka and will not be available for India’s match against Nepal on Monday. The match is scheduled to take place in India.
Bumrah has communicated his desire to spend more time with his wife, who is expecting the couple’s first child, to the management of the Indian squad as well as the Indian board.
Our little family has grown & our hearts are fuller than we could ever imagine! This morning we welcomed our little boy, Angad Jasprit Bumrah into the world. We are over the moon and can’t wait for everything this new chapter of our lives brings with it ❤️ – Jasprit and Sanjana pic.twitter.com/j3RFOSpB8Q— Jasprit Bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) September 4, 2023
Bumrah Misses Nepal’s Asia Cup 2023 Match
The request made by the speedster was granted by the BCCI, and as a consequence, Bumrah boarded a flight back to Mumbai this afternoon. Soon after the conclusion of the Super 4 stage, he will become a member of the team.
Bumrah had been out for a significant amount of time due to an injury but has just recently made his comeback to international cricket.
After a few days’ vacation in Sri Lanka, the Indian team will play their Super 4 game, and Bumrah has notified the BCCI that he will be returning as soon as possible after the match.
Bumrah wore the colors of India for the first time since he was forced to withdraw from the T20 World Cup due to an ongoing back ailment one year ago. This occurred during India’s tour of Ireland a month ago, which was the first time he has played for India since then. Because of the injury, he was unable to participate in a number of bilateral series, the Indian Premier League 2023, and the final of the World Test Championship earlier this summer for India. His ability to make a recovery in time for the World Cup has been called into question.
In the series against Ireland, in which the pacer guided India to a 2-0 victory and also finished as the leading wicket-taker with four scalps, such misgivings were disregarded and disregarded completely.
“Jasprit is someone who we have missed a lot, especially considering the fact that he has not played too many games over the course of the past two years,” the head coach Rahul Dravid had remarked prior to the Asia Cup 2023. We are going to ease him into it gradually. It was fortunate for him to earn those overs when he was in Ireland for the trip. We have the entirety of one month to work on strengthening him before the World Cup.
Even though Bumrah did not get to bowl a single delivery on Saturday because the weather caused India’s game against Pakistan to be called off after the men in blue recorded 266 in the first innings, his performance with the bat was one of the highlights against a difficult Pakistan pace attack. He scored 16 runs off 14 balls.
India’s final encounter of the group stage is against Nepal, and the victor of that match will join Pakistan in advancing out of Group A and into the Super 4 stage.
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