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Jasprit Bumrah is out of the Asia Cup 2022 due to a back injury

Senior Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah is out of the Asia Cup 2022 due to a back issue that would take some time to recover.

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Senior Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah is out of the Asia Cup 2022 due to a back issue that would take some time to recover. The Indian squad for the Asia Cup T20 tournament is set to be declared on Monday, Aug 8. Although, it's still not clear if the official announcement will happen on that day.

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"Jasprit Bumrah has a back injury and will not play in the Asia Cup. He is our main bowler and we would like him to be back in action before T20 World Cup. WE can't risk him in Asia Cup and the injury could aggravate."

a senior BCCI official told PTI on the condition of anonymity

Bumrah last played in the ODI away series against England before being rested from the rubber against West Indies. Moreover, he has also been rested for the upcoming ODI tour against Zimbabwe.

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However, it is understood that the back issue will keep him out for some time. Meanwhile, he will need to do rehabilitation work at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru before being deemed fit for the white-ball home series against Australia and South Africa in September-October.

Bumrah had had similar issues a few years ago and was out for a considerable amount of time.

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