Asia Cup: Jasprit Bumrah re-joins Team India ahead of Pakistan clash

NEW DELHI: India’s tempo spearhead Jasprit Bumrah has re-joined the squad simply in time for his or her Asia Cup Tremendous 4 encounter in opposition to Pakistan, scheduled for Sunday in Colombo.
Bumrah had returned dwelling following India’s match opener in opposition to Pakistan in Pallekele for the start of his son Angad.
The pacer was unavailable for India’s second league match in opposition to Nepal, a rain-affected sport that India gained convincingly by ten wickets.
As per a report in Cricbuzz, Bumrah will be a part of the staff for a follow session on the R. Premadasa Stadium on Friday night. “Anticipating inclement climate, the Indian staff could should follow indoors, as they did on Thursday, except the climate improves later within the night, which has been the latest development.”
“Luckily, there was no rain in Colombo since Friday morning (on the time of publishing), elevating hopes for a productive night follow session,” it added.
Bumrah’s return additionally comes at a time when the India-Pakistan Tremendous 4 conflict, scheduled for September 10, has been given a reserve day.
The pacer is but to bowl in an ODI, as rain washed out the second half of the India-Pakistan league match final week. The final time Bumrah bowled his full quota of ten overs in an ODI was in July 2022 at Lord’s.
“The climate outlook for the upcoming week just isn’t very promising, with Colombo anticipated to obtain heavy rainfall, together with a 90 % probability of rain on Sunday. This explains the ACC’s determination to rearrange a reserve day for such an important match,” added the report.
Following the sport in opposition to Pakistan on Sunday and presumably Monday, if the match goes to a reserve day, India will face Sri Lanka on the identical venue on September 12 and play in opposition to Bangladesh on September 15.
(With inputs from ANI)

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