Jasprit Bumrah To Miss T20 Series Against England Due To Injury

Jasprit Bumrah To Miss T20 Series Against England Due To Injury

Jasprit Bumrah To Miss T20 Series Against England Due To Injury (File Image)

New Delhi: Jasprit Bumrah has been ruled out of the upcoming T20 series against England due to injuries. It is a big blow for the Indian team, with the big England tour to begin just in few days, they might have to rethink some strategies. Bumrah is one of India’s key bowler who bowls in beginning and death overs. 
In the 1st T20 match against Ireland in Malahide played on Wednesday, Bumrah sustained an injury to his left thumb. The Indian pacer did not take part in the optional nets on Thursday, and was was benched for the second match on Friday, with India winning the series 2-0.

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With the England side on the roll after whitewashing the Aussies for the first time in the history, India would definitely miss Bumrah’s presence in the bowling line up. Washington Sundar has also suffered a right ankle injury which he sustained whilst playing football during India's first practice session in Malahide on Tuesday, and has been ruled out of the seies.
Deepak Chahar has been called out as the replacement for Jasprit Bumrah. Meanwhile, Krunal Pandya is reportedly being brought as the replacement for Sunder. Chahar captured BCCI’s attention by his performance in the 2018 IPL. 
Bumrah is ranked 10th in ICC’s T20I Bowlers ranking. The good news is that he is expected to be fit before the three-mtch ODI series that begins in Nottingham on 12 July.

 

England too have made an an addition to their T20I squad, but only for the first game in Manchester. Tom Currain is suffering from a side strain and hence batsman David Malan has been called in as a cover, however Currain is expected to be fit for last two games.

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