Jasprit Bumrah, Harshal Patel clear fitness test, to be fit for T20 World Cup 2022: Reports
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Jasprit Bumrah to recover on time for Australia & South Africa series: In an encouraging development for Indian cricket, pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah is reported to be recovering well from his back injury and is likely to get to the cricketing field soon after the Asia Cup 2022. 

As per the reports, Jasprit Bumrah, who is currently undergoing his rehab at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) Bangalore, will be fit for India’s white-ball assignments against Australia and South Africa. 

It’s important to note that, following the completion of the ongoing Asia Cup 2022, team India will host Australia and South Africa for white ball series in the build-up to their campaign for the all-important T20 World Cup 2022. While India and Australia will play three T20Is, the South Africa tour of India (2022) will have three T20Is and as many ODI games.

The update on Bumrah’s injury was confirmed by a senior member of the Indian selection committee. He said: “He [Jasprit Bumrah] has made good progress on his recovery. We are in constant touch with the physios. Nitin (Patel) is keeping a regular tab while he is away from NCA. We are hopeful that he will be coming back in Australia or South Africa series and definitely for T20 World Cup. But it’s still too early to say.”

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However, earlier another senior BCCI official had expressed his concern over Jasprit Bumrah’s injury, which as per him, is an old one. The actual status of the pacer’s recovery is still unknown.

“Yes, it’s concerning. He is back in rehab and will get the best medical advice available. The problem is it’s his old injury and that is what is concerning. We have just two months left for the World Cup and he has got this injury at the worst possible time. We are closely monitoring his condition. He is the best bowler in cricket and needs to be carefully managed,” an official had told InsideSport.

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