AUS vs IND | Rohit Sharma to hitch workforce, however place in India XI not assured: Ravi Shastri

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Rohit Sharma

Batsman Rohit Sharma, who has recovered from a hamstring damage and is beneath quarantine in Sydney, will be part of the Indian workforce in Melbourne on Wednesday though there may be nonetheless no readability on whether or not he’ll play the third Take a look at starting January 7.

The third Take a look at could be shifted to Melbourne if the Covid-19 scenario in Sydney does not enhance.

India coach Ravi Shastri on Tuesday advised media that the workforce administration may have a chat with him about how he feels earlier than taking a name on his availability.

“Rohit joins the workforce tomorrow. We may have a chat with him to see the place he’s positioned bodily as a result of he has been quarantined for a few weeks. We must see now how he feels earlier than we take the decision,” stated Shastri.

The suitable-handed opening batsman, who led Mumbai Indians to their fifth IPL T20 title in December, suffered a hamstring damage throughout the T20 match. Nevertheless, he nonetheless performed in IPL’s Qualifier 1 and the ultimate after which needed to endure therapy on the Nationwide Cricket Academy in Bengaluru.

Rohit’s incapacity to fly with the India squad had created controversy as skipper Virat Kohli on arrival in Australia stated that the workforce administration has not been saved knowledgeable about his progress. Kohli had stated that he would have preferred him to be with the workforce and recuperate in Australia similar to Wriddhiman Saha.

Rohit flew all the way down to Australia in mid-December days earlier than the beginning of the Take a look at sequence. Whereas being quarantined in Sydney, he has not had any apply and might be rusty which might be why Shastri stated that the workforce will think about how he feels.

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