T20 World Cup 2022: “We played very few games with Jasprit Bumrah”

Ajay Jadeja reckons that whereas Jasprit Bumrah’s absence from Group India’s T20 World Cup 2022 squad is a giant loss, it may not have a huge effect on the facet’s fortunes. The previous cricketer identified that regardless of the lead pacer not taking part in plenty of white-ball video games for India in latest months, the group has nonetheless managed to win matches.

Bumrah has been dominated out of the T20 World Cup in Australia on account of a again damage. The BCCI is but to call his substitute. Mohammed Shami or Deepak Chahar could possibly be drafted into the principle squad from the standbys.

Discussing the seemingly influence of Bumrah’s absence from Group India’s T20 World Cup 2022 squad, Jadeja instructed Cricbuzz:

“Simply to provide followers some hope, we didn’t play with Bumrah all through this 12 months. We performed only a few video games with Jasprit Bumrah and India nonetheless managed to do properly. There is no such thing as a role-play that acquired assigned to him. Fortunately, from that viewpoint, Indian group shouldn’t have that downside.

“You can’t change Jasprit Bumrah, not even making an attempt to get near that. He’s so particular that you’ll miss him.”

Bumrah missed the whole Asia Cup within the UAE on account of a again damage. He made a comeback for the T20Is towards Australia, however was rested for the primary sport. After that includes within the subsequent two matches, he once more missed the primary T20I towards South Africa, earlier than being dominated out of the whole sequence.

Ajay Jadeja compares Bumrah state of affairs to Waqar Younis lacking out on 1992 World Cup

Whereas discussing Bumrah’s case, Jadeja drew a parallel between the Indian pacer’s damage and the one Pakistan legend Waqar Younis suffered simply forward of the 1992 World Cup.

Declaring the similarities within the two conditions, he recalled:

“30 years in the past, there was one other World Cup in Australia. The group that gained the World Cup had the same factor that occurred to them. A person referred to as Waqar Younis, in that time period, was the best bowler, identical to Bumrah.

“He missed out on that World Cup simply earlier than (the beginning) with a again damage. However Pakistan occurred to win that World Cup. I’m hoping that occurs to India.”

Jonny Bairstow and now Jasprit Bumrah (Stress Fracture of Back) are out of the T20 World Cup. So sad….I remember so well @waqyounis99 Waqar Younis declaring himself unfit simply earlier than the well-known 1992 World Cup in Aus & NZ.His Pakistan facet ultimately did okay! https://t.co/kujIFky2cn

Younis, who was on the peak of his powers in 1992, missed out on the World Cup after struggling a stress fracture in his again proper earlier than the event.

Edited by Renin Wilben Albert

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