Elevating issues over India pacer Jasprit Bumrah’s health, former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar stated the right-arm seamer won’t be able to play in all three codecs of the sport for a very long time. Bumrah has been spearheading India’s tempo assault for the previous few years and en route turn out to be the most effective bowlers in world cricket.
Nonetheless, he began going through damage issues final yr and was rested for almost all of the 2019 earlier than making a comeback towards New Zealand in early 2020.
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“Bumrah has a troublesome motion. He can not play in all codecs,” Akhtar advised former India opener Aakash Chopra in his present Aakash Vani.
Bumrah, who rose to the standing of being one of many world’s greatest quick bowlers in all three codecs of the sport after taking part in a serious position India’s first-ever Take a look at collection win in Australia in 2018-19, sustained a stress fracture in his again forward of the house collection towards South Africa.
He missed the complete dwelling season and solely made a comeback within the New Zealand tour the place he wasn’t at this greatest.
“It’s his braveness that he confirmed his expertise in Take a look at matches. He’s a really arduous working man and may be very centered. He is aware of the place he needs to go. However will his again help him?” Requested Akhtar.
The previous Pakistan pacer additionally stated that he had predicted such an damage to Bumrah so much earlier.
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“Until when will his again face up to that a lot load. It needed to break down. I used to be watching his matches earlier than he broke down. I used to be telling my mates that he’ll break down,” he stated.
Bumrah averages within the early 20s in all codecs of the sport and has 68 wickets in Assessments together with 104 in ODIs and 59 in T20Is.