Jasprit Bumrah ruled out for Mumbai Indians’ IPL 2024 opener? Big update on Pacer joining Mumbai Indians camp

Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah is expected to join the Mumbai Indians squad ahead of the first match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 against the Gujarat Titans. Jasprit Bumrah will join the team at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad a few days before the first match.

Jasprit Bumrah is currently absent from the Mumbai Indians camp as he is on a break following the conclusion of the fifth India-England Test in Dharamsala, which ended on March 9. It’s worth noting that he was out last season due to injury.

The pre-season camp for Mumbai Indians began in Mumbai on March 12, with most of the players and support staff present. Unfortunately, the team faced a setback when Jason Behrendorff suffered a freak injury during training, ruling him out of IPL 2024.

Jasprit Bumrah to join team in Ahmedabad on March 21

Jasprit Bumrah will join the Mumbai Indians squad in Ahmedabad on March 21. According to News18, Bumrah is fit and available for MI’s first match of the tournament against the Gujarat Titans. He will have a few days of practice before the first game on March 24.

“Yes, Jasprit Bumrah will join the team directly in Ahmedabad on March 21. He will have a good 2-3 days of practice there before the first match against Gujarat Titans on March 24,” reports a source close to the developments, quoted by News18 . .

Bumrah has been a part of the MI team since his debut in 2013. The right-arm pacer secured three wickets in his first season with an economy rate of 10. Despite lackluster initial IPL performances, he has since become one of the leading fast bowlers. in the league.

The 30-year-old was part of MI’s five IPL victories, between 2013 and 2020. His consistent performances have been instrumental in Mumbai Indians’ success. He has taken 145 wickets in 120 matches at an average of 23.30 and an economy rate of 7.39.

The pacer has been experiencing a resurgence in form since recovering from a stress fracture injury in his back. He enjoyed tremendous success in the 2023 Asia Cup and 2023 World Cup, and has carried this form into the red-ball series against England.

Mumbai Indians hope to clinch sixth IPL title next season

Mumbai Indians will begin their IPL 2024 journey against the Gujarat Titans on March 24. All-rounder Hardik Pandya will lead the team in the upcoming season. The Mumbai team will be hoping to improve the team’s prospects of clinching a sixth title.

Hardik Pandya led the Gujarat Titans to their maiden Indian Premier League title in 2022, defeating the Rajasthan Royals in the final match. Despite reaching the final again in the following edition, his team faced defeat against the Chennai Super Kings.

Mumbai Indians Team: Hardik Pandya (c), Rohit Sharma, Dewald Brevis, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, N. Tilak Varma, Tim David, Vishnu Vinod, Arjun Tendulkar, Shams Mulani, Nehal Wadhera, Jasprit Bumrah, Kumar Kartikeya , Piyush Chawla , Akash Madhwal, Luke Wood, Romario Shepherd, Gerald Coetzee, Shreyas Gopal, Nuwan Untilhara, Naman Dhir, Anshul Kamboj, Mohammad Nabi, Shivalik Sharma

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