New Delhi: Jasprit Bumrah has been ruled out of the ongoing T20 World Cup and team India will be on a lookout for a replacement of the star player.
“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.
Mohammad Shami can get a place in T20 World Cup squad
India bowler Mohammad Shami is on the verge of the getting included in the team as he was named in standby players. Jasprit Bumrah being ruled out of the tournament will definitely give Shami a chance to play his game. His skills are any way required in Australian conditions and he can serve as the perfect replacement of the pacer.
NEWS – Jasprit Bumrah ruled out of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022.
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Jasprit Bumrah was ruled out of India vs South series
Earlier, ahead of the first T20I between India and South Africa in Thiruvananthapuram, BCCI ruled out Bumrah from Wednesday’s match after he complained of back pain during the practice session. Now, he has been ruled out of the series against South Africa. Mohammad Siraj has been taken in his place in the team.