Bumrah finally breaks his silence on being ruled out of T20 World Cup with back injury

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A day after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) revealed that the Indian pacer, Jaspreet Bumrah will not feature in India’s World Cup squad, the injured pacer has finally broken his silence on the issue by giving a statement on Twitter.Taking to Twitter on Tuesday, Bumrah opened up about sustaining an unfortunate back injury in the ongoing T20I series between India and South Africa. Bumrah said, “I am gutted that I won’t be a part of the T20 World Cup this time, but thankful for the wishes, care and support I’ve received from my loved ones. As I recover, I’ll be cheering on the team through their campaign in Australia.”BCCI secretary Jay Shah said in a statement, “The BCCI Medical team has ruled out Team India fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah from the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup squad. The decision was taken following a detailed assessment and in consultation with the specialists.”Bumrah also missed the entire edition of the Asia Cup in August and September due to a back injury. Making a return to the Indian side following the continental tournament, Bumrah only featured in the second and third T20Is against Australia.

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