Once again The stage is set for the India vs Pakistan match in the Asia Cup 2023. On September 10, both teams are going to face each other again. This match will be held in Colombo, but till now there is a possibility of rain. Whether it will rain or not is a different matter, but the preparations are reaching their peak. Meanwhile, Team India has become even stronger before the match against Pakistan. Jasprit Bumrah, the brilliant deadly bowler in the middle of the Asia Cup, has again reached Sri Lanka and joined his squad.
Jasprit Bumrah returns to Sri Lanka, will play against Pakistan:
Jasprit Bumrah has rejoined the Indian team after celebrating the birth of his first child. He reached Colombo on Friday morning for Team India’s first Super 4 match against Pakistan on Sunday. Jasprit Bumrah was returned to India after the Indian team’s match against Pakistan on September 2. This was the reason why he could not play in the second match against Nepal on 4 September. Today evening, Jasprit Bumrah will join his squad for a practice session at the R Premadasa Stadium and finalize the preparations. However, there is talk of rain in Colombo, hence the practice is being done in the indoor stadium.
Jasprit Bumrah has not bowled in ODI for almost a year:
Jasprit Bumrah is back to Team India after nearly a year. He played a series of three T20 International matches against Ireland, in this series he was also seen captaining. But he has not bowled in ODIs yet. He was in the playing eleven of Team India in the match against Pakistan, but due to rain the Indian team couldn’t bowl there. After this, he wasn’t seen playing in the Nepal match. Now against Pakistan, for the first time after a long time, he will show his bowling skills. But now the question is that if Jasprit Bumrah again enters the playing XI, then who will be dropped?
Who will have to go out Mohammed Shami or Shardul Thakur:
After the first match played against Pakistan, Mohammed Shami was included in the Indian squad in place of Jasprit Bumrah in the match against Nepal. In this match, Shami took one wicket for 29 runs in seven overs. At the same time, Mohammad Siraj took three wickets for 61 runs in 9.3 overs. Shardul Thakur took one wicket for 26 runs in four overs. In such a situation, someone among Mohammed Shami or Shardul Thakur will have to go out, so that Jasprit Bumrah can be replaced in Team India. still, captain Rohit Sharma will reveal this only when the toss takes place.