Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has joined Mumbai Indians for the IPL after marriage. He is focusing on his fitness in the room alone during the quarantine. He has shared a video of a workout in a hotel room on social media, in which he is seen lifting weights. The 14th season of the IPL is scheduled to begin on 9 April. The opening match is to be played between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore
Bumrah was pulled out of the bio-bubble after the two-Test series against England. They tied the knot with sports anchor Sanjana Ganesan on 15 March. Under the Corona protocol, he would have to stay on quarantine for a week due to quitting the bio-bubble. At the same time, he would have to undergo several corona investigations.
Bumrah had 27 wickets for Mumbai last season
Bumrah took 27 wickets in 15 matches played for Mumbai in the UAE last season. 4 wickets for 14 runs was his best performance. His economy was also around 6.50. He played in the IPL so far, taking 109 wickets in 92 matches. Mumbai’s team was the champion last season. He has won the IPL title 5 times at most.
Rohit, Pandya Brothers, and Suryakumar also join the team
Team captain Rohit Sharma, all-rounder Hardik Pandya, his brother Krunal Pandya and batsman Suryakumar Yadav have joined the Mumbai Indians team on Monday. These four players were part of the Indian team for the three ODI series against England. In the final ODI match played in Pune on Sunday, India defeated England to win the series 2–1.
Mumbai Indians has posted a video of Captain Rohit Sharma arriving in Mumbai on social media. Earlier, he posted a video of Hardik, Krunal, and Suryakumar joining the Mumbai team.