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Team India’s fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah may also be out of the three-match ODI series against England. A source associated with the BCCI has given this information. A decision has already been taken to rest Bumrah from the fourth Test and five T20 matches against England. The fast bowler withdrew from the fourth Test citing personal reasons. The ODI series will begin on March 23. All three matches will be played in Pune.
Troubled by stomach strain, did not play in Brisbane for the same reason
Jasprit Bumrah has also been struggling with abdominal muscle strain in recent times. For this reason, he was not part of the playing-11 in the fourth Test match played in Brisbane on Australia tour. He made a comeback in the series against England, but the spinners were unable to do anything amazing on the pitches and took four wickets in two Tests. He did not even play in the second Test match of the series.
Indian fast bowler highest over after IPL
Jasprit Bumrah has been the most trusted fast bowler of the Indian team in recent years. Whenever the team is looking for wickets, the captain hands them the ball. This is the reason that he is the Indian bowler with the most overs bowled since IPL 2020. He has bowled 165.4 overs in international cricket since the last IPL. Among other Indian fast bowlers, only Mohammad Siraj has bowled more than 100 overs during this period. Siraj has bowled 142.2 overs.
Bumrah is more important for England tour and T20 World Cup
In all three formats of cricket, Bumrah has proved to be the go-to man for Indian captain Virat Kohli. That is, whenever the team needs a wicket, the ball is often handed to Bumrah.
The Indian team is currently playing in domestic conditions. The spinners are dominated here. The team will need Bumrah more for a number of other important assignments this year. India is scheduled to play five Test matches on the England tour in August. After this, Bumrah will also be needed more in the T20 World Cup. First of all, Bumrah has to take part in IPL-2021 as well.