Bumrah ruled out of T20 World Cup due to back stress fracture

Updated: Sep 29 2022 6:42PM

Bumrah ruled out of T20 World Cup due to back stress fracture

New Delhi, Sep 29 (PTI) India's pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah was on Thursday ruled out of the T20 World Cup due to a back stress fracture, dealing a massive blow to team's chances at the ICC flagship event starting next month in Australia.

A BCCI official told PTI that Bumrah will be forced out of action for six months due to the back injury.

"Bumrah is not going to play the T20 World Cup for sure. He has a serious back condition. It's a stress fracture and he could be out for a period of six months," a senior BCCI official told PTI on conditions of anonymity.