Indian bowlers were unable to take a single wicket in the semi-final match against England and were eventually knocked out of the tournament.
In the semi-final match against England
Men in Blue put up an under-par score of 168 in the first innings. However, the score was not enough as the England openers Jos Buttler and Alex Hales have absolutely mauled the Indian bowling, as the bowlers could not to pick up a single wicket, as they dashed India’s hopes of getting into the final. It was because of this that fans missed a certain star bowler in the lineup.
Jasprit Bumrah was ruled out before the T20 World Cup:
After suffering a back injury. He was out of the Asia Cup due to the back issue, but returned in the series against Australia and injured himself once again there, and was out of the T20 World Cup. Mohammad Shami replaced him in the squad for the tournament.
The Indian bowlers were absolutely crushed in the semi-final, as Jos Buttler and Alex Hales put on a record 170 run partnership for the first wicket, the highest in T20 World Cup history. This absolute humiliation of the Indian bowlers has fans missing Jasprit Bumrah in the line-up because of his ability to change the game with ball in hand.
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In fact, Jasprit Bumrah was one of the top trending searches on Twitter, as fans wanted to see the star pacer back in the lineup. All the fans were very upset by knowing that Bumrah is not playing this T20 World match due to his injuries.
Coming back to the match, India batted first as Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul failed yet again to get good starts, and Suryakumar Yadav failing to continue his good form. It was then that Virat Kohli came in to stabilize the innings by scoring his 4th 50 of the T20 World Cup 2022. Hardik Pandya then gave the impetus later on in the innings, as India went on to post 168 on the board.
However, the bowlers completely missed the mark, as Jos Buttler and Alex Hales pulled off the run chase with 4 overs in hand, without losing a single wicket.