Tuesday, March 5

Virender Sehwag unhappy over Rohit Sharma episode after latter’s non selection for Australia tour

Rohit Sharma (Photo Source: IPL / BCCI)

Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag, however, expressed his displeasure at Rohit Sharma being left out for the Australia tour. Rohit’s hamstring injury during Mumbai Indians (MI) against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Dubai triggered an uproar and he did not feature in the Test, ODI and T20I series.

However, the 33-year-old returned for the last league match against MI, raising some eyebrows, if not completely. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) At Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Highlighting the entire episode, Sehwag said that the BCCI had a different stance for the Nawab of Najafgarh during the 2011 World Cup.

“If a statement is taken from MI Physio, we are not sure how long it will take Rohit Sharma to get fit, and keeping this statement in mind, the team has been formed, yet I have nothing to say.” Sehwag said on Cricbuzz that you have the idea of ​​being a top player.

Sehwag is keen on Rohit Sharma

“I give an example from my career. Before 2011 world Cup, I was having problems with my shoulder. When I was scanned, there was a tear in my bicep tendon, and I needed to have surgery, ”he said.

Sehwag said how he delayed his surgery to play in the World Cup. He said that if he had undergone surgery, he would not have been ready for the mega event. To avoid further injury concerns, he played only the red-ball format and avoided playing ODI cricket.

He said that the world’s richest cricket board should have taken a similar step in Rohit’s case. According to Sehwag, even if Rohit was not fit, the team could run in a replacement.

“So, in the same way, everyone can know about Rohit Sharma’s problems – selectors, physios, coaches. Still, he could have been selected for the tour of Australia. If he doesn’t fit, we can give this player Will send it as a replacement or send a replacement with it keeping in mind the bio-safe bubble. ”Sehwag said.

Before the game against SRH, Rohit said that when he asked to update on his fitness level, he would get up and running.