Jasprit Bumrah has been ruled out of the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia. He follows Ravindra Jadeja, who will also miss the competition due to a knee injury for which he had to undergo surgery.
Bumrah was recently injured in the buildup to the T20 series against South Africa. He complained of back pain, and has since been undergoing scans for the same. Now, the BCCI has confirmed their decision to leave him out in an official statement.
Jasprit Bumrah to miss T20 World Cup
“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.
“Bumrah, was initially ruled out from the ongoing Mastercard 3-match T20I series against South Africa due to a back injury.
The BCCI will be naming a replacement for Jasprit Bumrah in the squad for the marquee tournament soon,” the BCCI announced in a statement.
“I am gutted that I won’t be a part of the T20 World Cup this time, but thankful for the wishes, care and support I’ve received from my loved ones. As I recover, I’ll be cheering on the team through their campaign in Australia,” Jasprit Bumrah wrote on Twitter in response to the release.