NEW DELHI: Fit Again Jasprit Bumrah is returning to international cricket with a three-match T20I series against Ireland, starting on Friday. Bumrah, who has been out of action for 11 months due to strain on his lower back, will lead an Indian youth team in Ireland.
Bumrah admits it’s frustrating having to go through a long period of rehabilitation because injuries take time to heal, but he also added that instead of doubting himself, he’s been thinking about return.
“When injuries take time to heal, it can be frustrating for me. Instead of doubting myself, I’ve been thinking about how to get in shape and get back in shape,” Bumrah said Thursday ahead of her first T20I game. First meet Ireland.
“It’s important to give the body time and respect. I never considered it a dark period and thought my career might be over. I was looking for a solution and when it did come. , I feel very good.
“When you face an injury, you’re trying to solve the problem, not what the world is saying. I want to recover. You learn to enjoy the game more. I consider that a part of the game.” the season wasn’t fun. So I had to spend time with my family. So I looked at the positives. At the same time, I also missed being away from activities.”
He also revealed that interacting with visiting teammates also keeps him in good spirits.
“I met a lot of players at NCA. Sometimes things are not in your control. Your body needs time to heal and you need to respect that.
“When you come back, you will be hungry. When you play cricket continuously, you don’t know what the season will be like. In this period, as long as my physical limitations are gone, I want to train. fitness and bowling.
“I’ve been monitoring the team’s situation and (it’s been a pleasure to meet the players,” added Bumrah.
(With input from PTI)