Indian cricket team player Jasprit Bumrah visited Manchester United’s home ground Old Trafford, which was confirmed via Twitter on Thursday.
Bumrah recently featured in the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League in the UAE, where his franchise Mumbai Indians were knocked out by a narrow margin after the group stage.
Bumrah himself had a good IPL season where he played 14 matches and took 21 wickets.
Thereafter, Bumrah will again join the Indian team in the UAE to compete for the T20 World Cup.
The T20 World Cup will take place in the United Arab Emirates and Oman in a total of 4 venues – Muscat, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.
The tournament is scheduled to begin with the qualifying round on 17 October. India started their T20 World Cup campaign against Pakistan on 24 October.
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The Super 12 round will start from 23rd October and will end on 8th November. The knockout round of the T20 World Cup 2021 will start from November 10 and the final of the tournament is to be held on November 14.
Apart from Pakistan, India have been placed in Group 2 along with Afghanistan and New Zealand, as well as the two sides that advance through the first round of the tournament starting on October 17.
The top two teams in each group of the Super 12 stage advance to the semi-finals, the final set of which will be played in Dubai on 14 November.
Meanwhile, Manchester United will resume their Premier League campaign against Leicester City on Saturday.