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Bumrah to start a six-week rehab after surgery



Photo: Jasprit Bumrah

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Indian Ace fast-bowler Jasprit Bumrah has been out of action since October 2022 due to a back injury and underwent surgery in New Zealand on his lower back. According to the The Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI)'s latest update, the procedure "was successful and he remains pain-free."

Bumrah has been advised to start a six-week rehab following the surgery, commenced his rehab management at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru on Friday, 14 April.

Meanwhile, the board also provided an update on Shreyas Iyer, who was ruled out of the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) due to a recurruing lower back issue.

The star batter is scheduled to undergo surgery for the same next week.

"He will remain under the surgeon’s care for two weeks and will return to the NCA after that for rehabilitation," said BCCI in a statement.