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Jasprit Bumrah will miss the majority of the Test series against Australia because he will need at least another month of rehabilitation for stiffness in his right glute

The fast bowler had cleared a match simulation test at the NCA

But he experienced discomfort as he built up to higher workloads.

When Bumrah sustained this new injury, he was on his way back into the India ODI team after recovering from the back injury he sustained prior to the 2022 T20 World Cup.

Bumrah had passed a match simulation test at the NCA in Bengaluru.

But on the second day in Mumbai, as workloads increased, she felt uncomfortable.

Bumrah may be eligible to play in the second half of the Test series against Australia if his rehabilitation goes well.

On Monday, the day before India’s ODI debut against Sri Lanka, Bumrah was dropped from the squad.

The development occurs exactly one month prior to the first Border-Gavaskar Trophy Test, which begins on February 9 in Nagpur.

After the selectors added Bumrah late to the squad for the three ODIs against Sri Lanka.

The Indian team management was hopeful that he would play against Australia

However, it was discovered on Monday morning that Bumrah had not traveled with the rest of the team to Guwahati for the series opener.

Due to the ODI World Cup in India in October and November, management is also being cautious about Bumrah’s fitness.

On the eve of the first One-Day International, Rohit Sharma stated, “It’s an unfortunate incident with him [Bumrah].”

Throughout this time, the poor man had put in a lot of effort at the NCA.

He started bowling and doing everything just as he got back to full fitness.

In the last two days, I believe, he felt a little stiffness in his back. It’s just stiffness; it’s nothing major.

However, whenever Bumrah says anything, we must exercise extreme caution.

At the time, I thought it was crucial that we decide to simply remove him.

He was finishing up his work at the time we put him on the squad.

We must exercise extreme caution around him. Before the [T20] World Cup, he suffered a serious injury. We just need to be careful.”

Bumrah was recuperating at the BCCI’s National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru after being out of action since September of last year due to a stress reaction in his back.

He was going to rehab for at least six weeks, and he was making small steps forward;

On November 25, he resumed training at the NCA, and on December 16, he began bowling there.

He was not named to India’s initial ODI squad, which was announced on December 27, but he was on January 3 instead.

In accordance with the plan, Bumrah underwent match-simulation tests at the NCA before being determined fit for selection.

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Bumrah had new bowling tests in Mumbai under the supervision of Nitin Patel.

The head of the NCA’s sports science wing and the final authority on a player’s fitness clearance, after clearing those tests at the NCA last week.

It was determined that Bumrah would require additional rehabilitation time following those tests and the scan results.

Based on his current fitness, the BCCI and the newly established selection panel.

Led by former India seamer Chetan Sharma, were informed that Bumrah would not be able to handle a heavy bowling workload.

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