Big Blow For India Jasprit Bumrah Out From South Africa Series Due To Injury
The second match of the T20 series between India and South Africa will be played in Guwahati today. Team India is leading 1-0 in the series. Today’s match is going to be important for India in many ways. Team India has never won a T20 series against South Africa on its soil. The shortest format of the cricket series was played between the two teams for the first time in 2015 and in which Team India had to face a 0-2 defeat.
After this, the T20 series held in 2019 was tied at 1-1. At the same time, the series was also played in June this year and this series was also tied at 2-2. That is, in the last 7 years, there were 3 T20 series between the two teams in India and not even once did Team India win.
Jaspreet is suffering from a back injury
Team India suffered a major setback before the T20 World Cup was held in Australia. Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah will miss the World Cup due to a back injury. He is out of the whole tournament. They will take 4 to 6 months to recover. He was also not part of the team in the first T20 played against South Africa on Wednesday. He had complained of back pain during the practice session. After which he was dropped from the first T20 match at the behest of the medical team. Due to this injury, he did not even play in the Asia Cup.
Bumrah had made a return in the Australia series
Jasprit Bumrah was out of the entire Asia Cup. After this, he made a comeback in the three-match T20 series played against Australia. Here too he could not play the first match. He got a chance in the second match and bowled brilliantly. He bowled Australia captain Aaron Finch on the yorker ball. After which Finch himself praised him. In its next match, he proved to be a bit expensive. He gave away 50 runs in 4 overs and did not get a single wicket.