Manchester/Bhubaneswar: Star Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah on Thursday visited English Premier League club Manchester United’s iconic Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester.
Taking to their official Twitter handle, the Premier League heavyweights shared pictures of Bumrah soaking in the atmosphere at Old Trafford.
“A special visit to Old Trafford for @BCCI star @JaspritBumrah93,” wrote United’s official handle.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) October 14, 2021
United who are fourth in the Premier League table received a blow in the form of an injury to defensive stalwart Rafael Varane who was injured while on national duty for France in the Nations League final against Spain. United will next play Leicester City away from home this Saturday.
Meanwhile, Bumrah was expectedly named in Team India’s squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup scheduled this year.
India’s squad for ICC T20 World Cup: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Shami.
Stand-by players: Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Axar Patel
The following cricketers have been asked to join the team bubble in Dubai and assist India in its preparations: Avesh Khan, Umran Malik, Harshal Patel, Lukman Meriwala, Venkatesh Iyer, Karn Sharma, Shahbaz Ahmed and K. Gowtham.