IPL 2023, Jasprit Bumrah: Mumbai Indians have suffered a major blow ahead of IPL 2023. The team’s star fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has been ruled out for the 16th season due to injury. Bumrah has been away from cricket for a long time. He played his last match in September 2022 and has been away from the cricket field since then. Bumrah has since been ruled out of Asia Cup 2022 and T20 World Cup 2022.
Mumbai is in trouble
Bumrah is the main fast bowler of Mumbai Indians. Mumbai’s performance may have been poor last season, but Bumrah gave a great performance of Ganjbaji. Bowling in 14 matches in IPL 2022, he took a total of 15 wickets at an average of 25.53. Mumbai Indians bowling department is likely to be in trouble as he does not play in such conditions this time. Considering the severity of the injury, the BCCI medical team, after consultation with the doctors, suggested surgery as an option.
A senior BCCI official told ‘InsideSports’, “His condition is not good and he is not improving. He has been advised to undergo surgery for stress back fracture. But recovery will take 4-5 months.” , because this means he is avoiding surgery. But his condition did not improve so the medical team advised him to undergo surgery. So that he can be fit for the World Cup.
Even though I have been away from cricket for the last 5-6 months
Bumrah has been away from cricket for the past 5-6 months. He played his last T20 International against Australia in September 2022. Bumrah was injured twice after that match. Bumrah made a comeback after injury in the series against Australia. Jasprit Bumrah will not be part of the squad for the World Test Championship final after the IPL.
International career so far
Bumrah has played a total of 30 Tests, 72 ODIs and 60 T20Is in his international career so far. He took 128 wickets in Tests at an average of 21.99. Apart from this, bowling in ODIs, he took 121 wickets at an average of 24.30. Meanwhile, Bumrah has taken a total of 70 wickets in T20 Internationals. At this time, his economy stood at 6.61.
This is how the IPL career has gone so far
In his IPL career, Bumrah has played a total of 120 Test matches so far, in which he has taken 145 wickets at a bowling average of 23.31. At this time, his economy stood at 7.4.