Bumrah made his return to the Indian squad throughout the latest tour of Ireland, marking a triumphant comeback after a protracted damage absence. His outstanding depth and efficiency have continued to impress throughout the ongoing Asia Cup.
“We have been following Bumrah’s progress from the NCA, and we are very happy with the report that we have got.
“Now, we’ve 4 high quality bowlers, and it’s all the time nice to have these choices. The downside of a lot is all the time good,” Mhambrey said ahead of India’s final Super 4 match against Bangladesh on Friday.
However, India’s first-choice pace attack is now centred around Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj and Hardik Pandya, forcing the management to bench Mohammed Shami.
“It’s not very straightforward to drop somebody like Shami. The expertise that he has and the efficiency that he has finished for the nation is phenomenal. It’s by no means straightforward to have that form of a dialog (dropping a participant),” he said.
Mhambrey said while it was a difficult choice, the player concerned has been conveyed clearly about the team decision.
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“But we’re clear in the way in which we’ve gone concerning the dialog with the gamers they usually have proven confidence in us.
“Players know any decision that we take and they know that it is for the benefit of the team,” stated Mhambrey.
The former India pacer was additionally delighted to see the strides Pandya has taken as a bowler in latest occasions.
“I am very happy with the way Hardik has shaped up, something that we have worked on for a long time. We have been managing his workload, making sure that he is fit and able to achieve what we expect out of him.
“Once he hits 140 kmph he’s a distinct bowler. From the group perspective it is a wicket-taking possibility that we’ve,” added Mhambrey.
Mhambrey also said the Indian team has undertaken the process of developing the bowling skills of some batsmen, so that they have more options to choose from when needed.
Tilak Varma features prominently in that scheme.
““I’ve been working with Tilak since his U-19 days. We have been in South Africa and we realised he has bowling abilities. We are engaged on it constantly.
“If the captain gets confidence that he can bowl one over and deliver, this one over can turn into two overs. But it depends on circumstances where we need that extra bowler,” he stated.
(With inputs from PTI)