Will this fast bowler replace Bumrah in World Cup 2023?

This 29 year old fast and dashing bowler is ready to make his debut in the India vs West Indies Test series. This series will start from 12th July and he has been added to the India squads for Test and ODI series in West Indies.

Bengal’s fast bowler Mukesh Kumar got a golden opportunity because he was included in India’s squad for the West Indies tour of India. In 2 test and 3 ODI  matches, he along with Siraj will destroy the West Indies batsman as Shami has been rested.

Mukesh Kumar

For the last few months, Jaspirit Bhumrah is running on injury, due to which he has not played many matches. Mukesh Kumar may perform well in the India vs West Indies series and make a place in the World Cup 2023 as well.

Mukesh Kumar Overview

Full NameMukesh Kumar
Born12 October, 1993
Playing RoleBowler
TeamsIndia, Bengal, Delhi Capitals

Mukesh Kumar, born in a small village, possessed an unwavering love for cricket from an early age. Growing up with limited resources, he relied on sheer determination and his inherent talent to make his dreams a reality. His village lacked the necessary infrastructure for cricket, but that didn’t deter young Mukesh. He improvised, using rudimentary equipment and honing his skills in the fields.

Mukesh Kumar 

As fate would have it, Mukesh Kumar’s exceptional talent did not go unnoticed. His consistent performances in local tournaments caught the attention of talent scouts and selectors. He was eventually offered a chance to represent his state team, marking a significant turning point in his career. Mukesh grabbed this opportunity with both hands, showcasing his skills on a larger platform and leaving a lasting impression on selectors.

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Why can Mukesh Kumar replace Bumrah?

Mukesh Kumar bowls very well in domestic cricket for Bengal. Now he has got a chance to play international matches, so it is possible that by performing well, he will leave Bhumra behind and win his place in Team India’s squad.

Jaspirit Bumrah vs Mukesh Kumar 

Both Jasprit Bumrah and Mukesh Kumar have very good records and both have the art of swing and control in the red ball. They both have experience of bowling under pressure.

Jaspirit Bumrah vs Mukesh Kumar 

Jasprit Bumrah Stats:

FormatMatch PlayedRunsWicketsEconAvg
1st Class583922202.6923.5
List A971101734.4722.2

Mukesh Kumar Stats:

FormatMatch playedRunsWicketsEconAvg
1st Class392011492.7021.6
List A2437265.1037.5

If you’re really a cricket fan than comment the answer of below question.

Who is the best fast bowler in team India’s squad for the WC 2023?


  1. Has Mukesh Kumar played for India?
  2. Who are the standby players in World Cup 2023?
  3. Is KL Rahul fit for the World Cup 2023?

Has Mukesh Kumar played for India?

Yes Mukesh Kumar has been called to play 2 Tests and 3 ODI matches in West Indies tour of India which will start from 12th July.

Who are the standby players in World Cup 2023?

Standby players: Sanju Samson, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Axar Patel, Deepak Chahar.

Is KL Rahul fit for the World Cup 2023?

KL Rahul will neither be able to play Asia Cup due to injury nor if the World Cup which is going to be held in India. It’s really a bad news for team India.

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