Jasprit Bumrah, one of India’s premier fast bowlers, has been ruled out of the first two Test matches against Australia. This news comes as a major blow to the Indian team, as Bumrah is widely considered to be one of the best bowlers in the world. The reason for Bumrah’s absence from the first two Tests is that he is recovering from an injury.
Jasprit Bumrah to miss first two IND vs AUS Test matches
This news was confirmed by Indian captain Rohit Sharma, who said, “About Jasprit Bumrah, I am not too sure at the moment. The first two Test matches, of course, he is not going to be available. I am expecting…I am hoping, not expecting, that he plays the next (last) two Test matches (against Australia).”
“We are in constant touch with physios and doctors in NCA. The medical team will give him as much time as he wants,” he added. Team India skipper was speaking at the post-match press conference after leading Men in Blue to a 3-0 ODI series whitewash over New Zealand on Tuesday. Bumrah began training in late November last year and then bowling by mid of December.
Bumrah’s absence will be a huge loss for the Indian team in Border Gavaskar Trophy. Fans and experts alike will be eagerly waiting for Bumrah’s return to the field, hoping that he will be able to play a role in the last two test matches of the series.