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Jasprit Bumrah skipped 4th Test for marriage preparations: Report

Sports Lounge Staff




Ahmedabad: Ahead of the fourth Test against England, fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah was released from India’s squad due to personal reasons, and now it has come into knowledge that the bowler has asked for some days off as he is getting married.

Reportedly, the pacer is set to get married soon and has taken a leave to prepare for the same.

The 27-year-old Bumrah played two Tests in the ongoing four-match series against England and he returned with four wickets.

Bumrah was rested for the second Test against England in Chennai and he returned wicketless in the fourth Test as spinners did a majority of the work.

The pacer has also been rested for the upcoming five-match T20I series against England in order to do proper workload management.

India are 2-1 up in the four-match Test series against England and if the hosts win or draw the last match, then they would qualify for the final of the World Test Championship.

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