India’s 15-Member Squad For Asia Cup 2022 Lacks Fast Bowlers

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India finally announced the much-awaited 15-member squad of the Indian cricket team for the upcoming Asia Cup 2022. The Indian side, which will be led by Rohit Sharma, has a few players making their return to the team.

BCCI Announced The 15-Member Squad

Former Indian captain Virat Kohli will be back with the Indian cricket team in the first T20 match in the Asia Cup clash. Not just him, KL Rahul, who has been healing his groin injury currently will return back to the side.

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One of the major missings for India is their ace pacer Jasprit Bumrah. As per the latest update, Jasprit is set to be ruled out of the Asia Cup T20 tournament with a back injury, which would require some time to heal.A senior official of the BCCI told PTI, on the condition of anonymity, about the injury of Jasprit Bumrah. He revealed:

“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,”

Besides Jasprit Bumrah, there is no Mohammed Shami in the pace attack with only Bhuvneshwar there as an experienced pacer. It has to be noted that, India is going to Asia Cup with only 3 genuine pacers in Bhuvi, Arshdeep Singh, and Avesh Khan.

India’s 15-member squad for the Asia Cup 2022

🚨#TeamIndia squad for Asia Cup 2022 – Rohit Sharma (Capt ), KL Rahul (VC), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, R Pant (wk), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, R Jadeja, R Ashwin, Y Chahal, R Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan.”


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