New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has confirmed that India bowler Jasprit Bumrah has been ruled out of the upcoming T20 World Cup.
Jasprit Bumrah out World Cup, BCCI Confirms
There were speculation of this nightmare as, previous reports had suggested of something like this, but BCCI confirmed this on Monday.
“The BCCI Medical team has ruled out Team India fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah from the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup squad. The decision was taken following a detailed assessment and in consultation with the specialists,” read the statement.
Jasprit Bumrah had earlier missed Asia Cup 2022 and the team had to face the burnt of it.
Bumrah had returned to the field after recovering from an injury and played some games against Australia. He had complained of back pain during the practice session. After which he was dropped from the first T20 match at the behest of the medical team.
“Bumrah, was initially ruled out from the ongoing 3-match T20I series against South Africa due to a back injury,” it added.