According to reports, renowned Indian seamer Jasprit Bumrah will travel to New Zealand for back surgery. The National Cricket Academy (NCA) administrators and the medical staff of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have chosen Kiwi surgeon Rowan Schouten, who previously treated Jofra Archer, and plans are underway to fly the pacer to Auckland soon.
Bumrah will likely need 20 to 24 weeks to fully recuperate, which will keep him out of action until September and prevent him from playing in the IPL or the World Test Championship final in June, should India make it there. The 29-year-old last participated in a competitive international game against Australia in September 2022.
Bumrah missed afterThe BCCI is working hard to make India’s top fast bowler ready for the ODI World Cup, which will be held in India in October 2022. This is despite the fact that the BCCI is also focused on significant tournaments in 2022 like the Asia Cup and the T20 World Cup.
According to rumours, Bumrah will have surgery by Christchurch-based surgeon Schouten. Schouten had previously collaborated with Grahame Inglis, a well-known figure in the orthopaedics industry. Shane Bond, a former pacer who is currently the bowling coach of the Mumbai Indians and is likely to have recommended Schouten’s name, was one of the New Zealand athletes on whom Inglis had conducted procedures.
In the world of sports, Schouten is well-known and esteemed as a great craftsman who knows how to go.regarding the process. In addition, he had helped Inglis with the surgery on Australian speedster James Pattinson, as well as the back operations on Ben Dwarshuis, Jason Behrendorff, and Jofra Archer.
Before the WTC final, Umesh Yadav is given an opportunity in tests.
In the World Test Championship final without Bumrah, India will have a lot of unfinished business. Umesh Yadav was chosen by the team management over Mohammad Shami for the starting lineup of the third Test against Australia.
The team management reportedly intended to give Yadav a chance with the WTC final in mind. Yadav was decided to participate in order to genuinely give him a run in Tests before the WTC final as opposed toShami is only sleeping.