The best Indian pacer was again ruled out of the ODI series against Srilanka. Bumrah has not reached Guwahati with the team. BCCI was told not to be in rush with Jasprit Bumrah, he should be given proper time for further recovery and preparation for World Cup 2023.
Bumrah is out of the team since September 2022 and misses the T20 World cup 2022 due to a back injury. The players have gone under rehabilitation and were declared fit by NCA. But the decision of saying fit by NCA was keeping the eyes on the upcoming Border Gavaskar Trophy and World Cup 2023.
Sources said that he will play in the New Zealand series against whom India will play three ODIs and as many T20I in that order from January 18.
India’s updated squad for Sri Lanka ODIs: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya (VC), Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik and Arshdeep Singh.