The bad news is coming out for the Mumbai Indians team and their fans. Jasprit Bumrah will not play in the IPL in 2023. Yes, you read it right. Team India’s star bowler has been out of international cricket for the last few months due to injury. All Mumbai Indians and Bumrah fans were hoping to see him play in the IPL, but sources have confirmed that he is also out of the tournament. Let’s know the full news
As per the Cricbuzz report, Jasprit Bumrah’s return to the field after being totally fit could take longer. Bumrah is still dealing with the stress fracture in his back, and according to sources within the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), he is having trouble playing in the IPL 2023 season.
Jasprit Bumrah is out of cricket for the last 7 months
Bumrah suffered this back issue during the July 2016 tour of England, which prevented him from competing in the Asia Cup as well. He returned in the T20 series against Australia, but again he got injured after just two games and was unable to participate in the T20 World Cup in 2022. Bumrah was also selected to face Sri Lanka in 2023, but his back injury prevented him from playing even one match. After this, it was expected that he would return for the Test series against Australia, but this did not happen, and after being ruled out of the entire Border-Gavaskar Trophy, he was not even selected for the ODI series against Australia.
Bumrah will be seen playing in ODI World Cup
Over the past few weeks, Bumrah has been receiving treatment for his injuries at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), but so far, things have not gone as planned. Bumrah has already been observed bowling during NCA practise games. The article states that BCCI, Team India Management, and NCA are working to get Bumrah ready for the ODI World Cup, which will take place in October-November. Even though he will miss the IPL, WTC final, and Asia Cup.