Indian star fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah is now fully fit. Bumrah, who has been away from cricket for a long time, is now very close to making a comeback. Bumrah also played a practice match after getting fit. He was bowling in the nets at the National Cricket Academy for some time. But now, Bumrah bowled 10 overs in the practice match.
Bumrah indicates through his fitness that he is ready for the tour of Ireland. However, there is no official update on whether or not Bumrah will go on tour in Ireland. At the same time, Bumrah can be a very important piece for India ahead of the Asian Cup and the World Cup that will be played after the tour of Ireland.
Separately, on Friday, Bumrah bowled 10 overs to some Mumbai batsmen in an intrasquad practice match at the Alur Cricket Stadium on the outskirts of Bengaluru. According to information received from ‘Times of India’, Bumrah took only 1 wicket in 10 overs of the practice match and this wicket went to opener Angkrish Raghuvanshi who was dismissed without opening the count in 8 balls.
Looking at Bumrah’s fitness, there is speculation that he may return in the T20 International series against Ireland. At the same time, BCCI Secretary Jai Shah also said in a statement that Bumrah is fully fit and can travel with the Indian team for the Ireland tour.
Significantly, another star fast bowler for the Indian team, the famous Krishna, bowled 10 overs in the match played on Saturday. Famous will also return after surgery due to his back injury. He took 2 wickets for 26 runs in 10 overs. The BCCI has already said that both Bumrah and the famous bowler will play some practice matches run by the NCA.