Shami misses teammate Bumrah and wants him back soon

Jasprit Bumrah

India pacer, Mohammed Shami has recently spoken about his fellow teammate Jasprit Bumrah.

He says that he and team India miss the services of their star pacer and wish to have him back.

Bumrah is currently undergoing rehabilitation and is out of cricketing action for quite a long time now.

Being India’s pace leader for many years now, Bumrah’s absence is felt by one and all whether on the field or off.

Recently, Bumrah was included in the ODI series against Sri Lanka but was pulled out at the last minute due to precautionary measures.

Shami says that he misses bowling with Bumrah and wants him back soon

In the post-match press conference, Shami says,

We do miss him because he is a good bowler.

He further went on to say that Bumrah indeed is an exceptional bowler for India and an important asset for the team.

That’s why his absence is being felt by everyone and now they want to have him back in Indian colors.

Meanwhile, Shami also spoke practically of how injuries are part and parcel of the game and if a player gets injured unfortunately, then it doesn’t mean that cricket is over for him.

The absence of good players is always felt. But if a player gets injured, the game doesn’t stop. We are hopeful that he returns soon so that the team gets even stronger. He is working on his fitness and we are waiting for him to join the Indian team and complete the setup.

In the second ODI, Shami was awarded the Player of the Match award for his excellent bowling figures of 3/18.

During his interview, Shami emphasized that he prefers to practice more in the nets when he has the ball in hand.

Because of this, he is sure to succeed in real-match situations.

Whenever I start, I just focus on maintaining the right lines and lengths. But it does happen sometimes that you bowl well and yet don’t get wickets. On other days you may not be in rhythm, and will still get wickets. That happens. I feel that the more you work with the ball in practice, the more success will come.

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