Prasidh Krishna hailed fellow fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah’s impact during their rehabilitation at the NCA after his exceptional performances against Ireland.
His brilliant bowling was crucial in India sealing the series under Bumrah, who was captaining Team India for the first time. Krishna made his T20I debut in this series after a lengthy spell in the sidelines due to a stress fracture.
Krishna made a world of difference with his pace and aggression in this series where Indian selectors tried out several new faces. He recorded figures of 2/32 and 2/29 in the two completed games and rattled the Irish batters.
Combining with Bumrah, who was also exceptional in his own comeback series, the duo played vital roles in new look India’s dominating 2-0 win against Ireland. Speaking with JioCinema, Krishna revealed how his partnership with Bumrah extends beyond the field.
What did Prasidh Krishna say?
In an insightful interview he revealed how rehabilitating together with India’s premier pace bowler helped his game. He believes this will not only help him become a better bowler but also help their on-field partnership as well, something Indian fans are sure to love.
“Working closely with Bumrah during our recovery at the NCA has definitely been enriching. His method of executing under pressure and his ability to keep things straightforward on numerous occasions is inspiring.We’ve learned a lot from each other, and our partnership is already yielding results,” claimed the 27 year-old.
The Bengaluru-born bowler went on to describe what specific elements he focused during the rehab, as they followed a process that ensured a swift and safe recovery to get the two fast bowlers ready for match situations.
“Our sessions at the NCA were thoroughly productive. The clarity we maintained and the regular assessment of our physical and mental fitness helped us in achieving our rehabilitation goals. We initially concentrated on promoting overall well-being before transitioning into bowling practice. This approach ensured a steady recovery and helped in preparing us for match conditions,” Krishna recalled.
Prasidh Krishna makes the Asia Cup 2023 squad
His time with Bumrah has certainly paid-off as his performances in the Ireland series showed. The selectors have also kept faith on him based on that evidence, as he was named in the 17-man Team India squad for the upcoming Asia Cup.
With his height and extra pace, he can be a real X-factor for his team in the Asia Cup. His blossoming partnership with the Indian bowling unit’s main man is something that would benefit the men in blue; as fans would love to see the duo tearing apart batting line-ups.
Krishna’s recovery is a timely boost to India’s pace bowling guns and everyone will be hoping that he can stay fit. If Team India are to go all the way, they will need all of their players to step up and Krishna certainly has the ability to do so.