From the day India’s squad has been announced for the tour of Australia, it has been the buzz of the city due to Rohit Sharma’s hamstring injury. It was announced that the star opener is under BCCI’s observation, but his name was not in the team. However, Rohit was seen practicing a video shared by Mumbai Indians on the same day and this sparked controversy.
Later in the week, Rohit Sharma played two consecutive matches. Mumbai Indians And it added fuel to the fire. However, his return to the field also raised hopes of his return to the Indian team. BCCI President, Sourav Ganguly also said that Rohit can be included in the team if he is fit. Now, as Team India’s farewell day draws to a close, reports are suggesting some good news for Make in Blue.
According to an Outlook report, the Indian white-ball vice-captain can board a chartered flight immediately after the IPL. His team Mumbai Indians have qualified for the finals and Rohit will take part in the deciding game on 10 November. The Indian team will travel to Sydney and Rohit Sharma is expected to board the same flight.
“A decision will be taken soon in this regard. It is only fitting that Rohit be with the team and work under his strength and conditioning physio Nitin Patel and trainer Nick Webb. Let’s see how it goes, ”said a BCCI source.
A tough Australian tour ahead for Team India
India tour is going to be a tough competition for Down Under Men in blue. They became the first Asian side to win a Test series on Australian soil in 2018-19 but were banned for the time being Steve Smith and David Warner. The Australian team is an extremely strong unit since the return of its two biggest match winners and the success is finding it difficult to replicate.
As Virat Kohli has always kept Test cricket as his top priority, he can rest in his limited-overs white-ball leg of the long tour. The limited overs series will begin on November 27 and the Test series will begin on December 17. Although Rohit has declared his hamstring injury to be ‘perfectly fine’, such an injury is in danger of recurrence.