Bhuvneshwar Kumar IPL: The IPL 2021 will be very important for the players who want to get a ticket to the T20 World cup for their respective national teams. It becomes very important when the tournament is scheduled to take place in India, and the performance of the players will be under scrutiny. The injury concerns of certain players will have an effect on their place in the ICC tournament. Due to the covid pandemic and injury concerns, players like Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ravindra Jadeja have not played enough T20 matches in India.
It has become a new normal for the seam bowler Bhuvneshwar to be out of action from cricket due to his persistent injuries. After recovering from injury and proving his fitness, he played in the home series against England and was chosen as the male player of the month by ICC for his 6 wickets in 3 ODI matches But during the IPL game between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings. In the powerplay overs, he bowled 3 overs and picked an important wicket of KL Rahul. But after the powerplay, he was seen going off-field while holding his thigh. Certainly, he was in pain and did not come into the field after bowling his third over, There has been no major update regarding Bhuvi but he is said to be unavailable for the game. but it will be a matter of concern for the Sunrisers Hyderabad as they have already lost T. Natarajan for the remainder of the IPL.
In the match against Punjab Kings, three pace bowlers, Siddharth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar featured for the team. With the absence of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma can be a good replacement due to his good experience and track record in the IPL. The other options include Shahbaz Nadeem and Basil Thampi.
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