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New Delhi7 hours ago
Team India’s limited overs cricket vice-captain Rohit Sharma took a fitness test on December 11 at the National Cricket Academy (NCA). (File photo)
There is good news for Team India ahead of the Test series against Australia. Indian opener Rohit Sharma, who has been in the spotlight for days due to his fitness, left for Australia on Tuesday. According to sources, Rohit could join the third Test against Team India. The four-match Test series against Australia starts on December 17 in La Dale.
After reaching Australia, Rohit will have to stay in quarantine for 14 days. Only then can they join the team. In such a scenario, Team India may lose their first two Tests. According to BCCI sources, Rohit left for Australia via Dubai on Tuesday morning. By keeping them there, they can work on their fitness. Team India captain Virat Kohli will return to India after the first Test for the birth of his first child. In such a scenario, Rohit’s presence could be a relief for Team India.
The medical team will contact you after the isolation period
The board said, “Rohit has been told the full schedule of the two-week quarantine period, which he will have to follow. After this, Team India’s medical team will check his fitness and decide on his game in the series.
Rohit was injured during the IPL
On December 11, Rohit was declared fit by the physio of the National Cricket Academy (NCA). In IPL 2020, hitman Rohit was struggling with ham-string. In the 13th season of IPL in UAE, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit did not play 4 matches due to ham-string. He played in the last 3 matches of the league, including the final.
After that, the BCCI did not make him a part of Team India’s ODI and T20 squad for the tour of Australia. He later joined the Test team. After playing in the IPL final in the UAE, Rohit returned to India. The NCA arrived in Bangalore on November 19 for fitness.
Kohli expressed displeasure with Rohit
Virat Kohli spoke to the media before the ODI series on the tour of Australia. When asked about Rohit Sharma’s injury, he did not hide his displeasure. “Nothing is clear about Rohit’s injury,” Kohli said. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
Team India wants to play four Tests in Australia
Team India wants to play a series of four Tests in Australia. 1 Test The first Test will start from December in Daled, this will be India’s first day-night Test abroad. The Indian team lost 2-1 in 3 ODI series in Australia. The team then won the 3T20 series 2-1.
|First Test (Day Night)||December 17-21||Adelaide|
|2nd test||December 26-30||Melbourne|
|3rd test||07-11 January||Sydney|
|Fourth Test||January 15-19||Brisbane|