new Delhi: When the team was announced for the ODI and T20 series (India vs Sri Lanka) against Sri Lanka to be held at the beginning of the new year, the fans expected that fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja would be seen in action on the field, but it was not so. Could be It was told that both are not fit yet. His return is going to take some more time. The selectors are also not showing any haste to put both of them back in the team.
A day before the selection, Bumrah and Jadeja were called to the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru for a fitness test. According to the news of Inside Sports, both these cricketers have not been able to prove their fitness. This is the reason why he has not been given a chance against Sri Lanka.
It was believed that Jassi and Jaddu could return to the team from the ODI series against Sri Lanka. After Sri Lanka, Team India has to play the first three-match ODI series against New Zealand at home and then the T20 series of the same number of matches.
In such a situation, both the cricketers have one more chance to prove their fitness. The Indian team management and selection committee are also in no mood to be in any hurry regarding Bumrah and Jadeja. The main reason for this is the four-match Test series to be held between India and Australia in February.
In order to make it to the finals of the World Test Championship, it is mandatory for India to win this series by at least 3-1. Otherwise, the way to the final will have to be found on the basis of the performance of the rest of the teams.
The presence of Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja is very important in the Test series against Australia. Please tell that Ravindra Jadeja was injured during the Asia Cup 2022. At the same time, Jasprit Bumrah played his last match for India against Australia in the month of September. Due to injury, he could not even play the Asia Cup earlier. Then after getting injured, Jassi was also ruled out of the T20 World Cup.
FIRST PUBLISHED : December 28, 2022, 07:35 IST