India vs England: Jasprit Bumrah is bowling-fit, but not match-fit

Written by Sriram Veera
Published: August 8, 2018 12:56:59 am

Jasprit Bumrah during practice session. (Source: AP)

Mind the clouds

London was baking under hot sun until the Indians turned up. There was even a light drizzle, a bit of pitter patter, and the forecast suggests it might be the theme over the next few days. It’s highly likely that India might go with the same team combination. Jasprit Bumrah is bowling-fit but not match fit yet and needs more time, said Bharat Arun at his press conference. He also said that the reason Umesh Yadav wasn’t effective in the first innings of first Test was because he focussed more on line and lengths than bowling fast. “He is at his best when he is bowling fast.”

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