Jasprit Bumrah's Cryptic 'Silence' Instagram post sparks speculation and concern in wake of World Cup defeat

Despite not participating in the Australia T20I series, Bumrah's return in upcoming assignments appears inevitable.

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By Omar | Nov 28, 2023 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Jasprit Bumrah’s enigmatic Instagram post, titled “Silence,” has sparked a buzz online amid ongoing speculation. The disappointment of the Indian cricket team in the Cricket World Cup 2023 has left key players like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, and Jasprit Bumrah grappling with their emotions. Despite maintaining silence regarding the defeat to Australia in the final, Bumrah has added an element of intrigue by sharing a mysterious Instagram story, leaving fans both puzzled and concerned.

While Bumrah showcased outstanding performances throughout the World Cup, the final against Australia proved to be a forgettable moment, with Travis Head’s century dashing India’s hopes of securing the ODI World Cup after a 12-year gap. Approximately 10 days post the final, Bumrah’s Instagram story surfaced, featuring a cryptic message that left fans bewildered. Some even speculate its possible connection to the upcoming IPL 2024 auction.

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Bumrah’s Instagram story conveyed the message, “Silence is sometimes the best answer.” Such posts from the cricket star are infrequent, and the true meaning behind it remains elusive. It could potentially be a response to the ongoing social media discussions surrounding his silence on India’s World Cup defeat. Nonetheless, fans express their concern over the ambiguity of the message.

After the culmination of India’s World Cup campaign, Bumrah was rested for the 5-match T20I series against Australia. In his absence, selectors opted for emerging players like Arshdeep Singh, Mukesh Kumar, Prasidh Krishna, and Avesh Khan. As India’s younger players take on Australia, uncertainties linger over the future of senior players such as Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, and Mohammed Shami in the shortest format of the game.

Despite not participating in the Australia T20I series, Bumrah’s return in upcoming assignments appears inevitable. Fans eagerly anticipate his comeback as the Indian team gears up for a Test series in South Africa.

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