Jasprit Bumrah Underwent Successful Surgery in New Zealand

Jasprit Bumrah
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Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has undergone his troublesome stress fracture lower back for surgery in New Zealand’s Christchurch and it went successful. He is expected to be absent from the field for the next six months due to this before resuming bowling only in August. An orthopedic surgeon Dr. Rowan Schouten conducted the surgery. He specializes in the management of adult spinal conditions and hip replacement surgery.

Bumrah to join after six Months

Due to his absence for six months, he would be out of the Asia Cup and this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL). He also will miss World Test Championship final at The Oval on 7th June, though if India qualifies. But he may return for the ODI World Cup in the month of October-November. The tournament is scheduled to play in India. He is out of action since September of last year. In January he was named in the squad against Sri Lanka but had to miss that again because of his injury.
As for National Cricket Academy (NCA) medical team in Bengaluru, surgery was their last option. But the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took the decision to coordinate with the NCA. The medical staff has prepared a roadmap for his return, and he will join training by August. Then gradually he will start playing matches because he has to be entirely fit for the 2023’s World Cup.

About Jasprit Bumrah

The right-handed pacer Bumrah plays for the Indian team in all formats. He is considered one of the best fast bowlers in the world. And also, very famous because of his unique bowling style. His run-up is short and thus has stuttering strides. The bowler debuted in January of 2016 and did not take much time to make his name in the list of best fast bowlers. He also became the key player on the team. He has records of being the fastest Indian bowler to 50 and 100 wickets in ODIs. Also has a record of the fastest Indian to reach 50 wickets in T20Is. He considers Mitchell Johnson, Wasim Akram, and Brett Lee like great names as his favorites. He shared that he also used to learn by watching their and Sri Lankan right-arm fast bowler Malinga’s bowling videos.

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