Jasprit Bumrah back injury health update Jasprit Bumrah likely to undergo back surgery in New Zealand
Team India’s premier pacer Jasprit Bumrah, who has been out for the last five months due to his back problem, will reportedly fly to Auckland, New Zealand for a surgery, Cricbuzz reported. The medical team of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the National Cricket Academy (NCA) are reportedly in touch with Kiwi surgeon Rowan Schouten for Bumrah’s back injury.
The surgeon has previously worked with England star Jofra Archer. As per several media reports, Bumrah is expected to return to action during September 2023.
Bumrah’s injury saga began in September last year when he was ruled out of the Asia Cup. After initially being named in India’s T20 World Cup, later, he was dropped from the mega ICC event as well. Bumrah played the last match for India against Australia on 25 September in Hyderabad.
A back injury has forced Bumrah to miss not only the IPL but also the World Test Championship final, which begins on June 7, 2023, at The Oval, where the Rohit Sharma-led India are most likely to qualify.
The Indian team management does not want to take any chances or rush into the treatment of Bumrah’s back. According to reports, the BCCI has targeted Bumrah to be fit for the ODI World Cup 2023, which is to be hosted in India in October-November.
If Bumrah fails to recover in time for the ODI World Cup, it will be a major blow to India’s chances of lifting the coveted trophy at home.
Indian fans all over the world are praying for Bumrah’s good health, speedy recovery.
The news of Bumrah’s unavailability for IPL 2023 came as a shocker for Mumbai Indians. However, there is some huge relief for five-time IPL winner, star fast bowler Jofra Archer, who they signed in last year’s auction for Rs 8 crore, fully aware that he would not play that season. Will play the entire IPL tournament this year. Year.