As Asia Cup is now on the doorstep fans can’t wait to watch the rivalries between Asian cricket giants. But injuries are covering every team and they are mostly taking fast bowlers. In this article, we will see the top 5 bowlers who were very important to their teams will miss Asia Cup 2022 because of injuries.
#5 Harshal Patel
Harshal Patel is very unlucky because he was almost confirmed for the Asia Cup but a rib injury that he got on the West Indies tour made things hard for him. He was doing very well for the Indian team and the Indian team was looking at him as their third pacer alongside Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
#4 Hasan Ali
Pakistan’s speedster, Hasan Ali will also miss Asia Cup 2022 because of his abductor strain. Hasan Ali was an important bowler for Pakistan. He is an experienced bowler and if he was completely fit Pakistan board would never miss him.
#3 Dushmantha Chameera
Sri Lanka’s left-arm fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera was first included in the squad for Asia Cup but after suffering from an injury he was ruled out from the squad. Chameera was the main bowler of Sri Lanka and without him, their bowling attack is quite weak.
#2 Shaheen Afridi
Pakistan’s rising star and 2021 ICC cricketer of the year, Shaheen Shah Afridi was also ruled out from Pakistan’s squad after suffering a knee injury. He was first named in the original squad but later on, he was removed because of his injury. Hasnain has replaced him in the squad but Pakistan will miss him a lot because no player can replace him.
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#1 Jasprit Bumrah
Indian star bowler, Jasprit Bumrah will also miss Asia Cup 2022 because of his back injury. It was a huge blow for India as Bumrah was almost confirmed for the tournament and he was also looking very dangerous this year. Bumrah with Bhuvneshwar Kumar is a very dangerous duo who can trouble any team but Bhuvneshwar Kumar will miss his presence.
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