Jasprit Bumrah and Harshal Patel Named To T20 World Cup Squad. According to ANI, India pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Harshal Patel set to make the squad for the ICC T20 World Cup.
India pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Harshal Patel are set to the squad for the ICC T20 World Cup 2022. According to sources, both players are in good shape now that they have recover from their injuries and are training regularly at the National Cricket Academy (NCA).
“Jasprit regularly bowls in the NCA nets. The medical team is keeping a close eye on him; he appears to be in good health and will most likely return. The final exam is not yet complete, but he will pass it. Harshal, on the other hand, is doing well and should be available for selection as well. The rest is up to the final tests “According to sources,
The ICC T20 World Cup selection meeting is expected to take place soon.
Both Bumrah and Harshal were rule out of the Asia Cup squad earlier this month due to injuries, and they began their rehabilitation at NCA.
Notably, with 19 wickets this year, Harshal Patel is India’s second highest wicket-taker in T20Is, trailing only veteran pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who has 31. Bumrah has only appeared in three T20Is this year, taking three wickets.
This year’s ICC T20 World Cup will be held from October 16 to November 13.
India finished third in the Super Four Phase of the Asia Cup 2022, failing to qualify for the final. They qualified for the Super Four after beating Pakistan and Hong Kong in the Group stage, but they lost to Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the Super Four phase, despite winning their final game against Afghanistan.