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Rohit Sharma, vice-captain of Team India’s Limited Over Cricket, passed the fitness test on December 11 at the National Cricket Academy (NCA). (File photo)
Good news for Team India ahead of the Test series against Australia. Indian opener Rohit Sharma, who has been in the spotlight for a long time due to his fitness, left for Australia on Tuesday. According to sources, Rohit could join Team India in the third Test. Australia The four-match Test series against Australia is set to begin on December 17 in Adelaide.
Rohit will have to stay in quarantine for 14 days after arriving in Australia. Only then can they join the team. In such a situation, Team India may lose its first 2 Test matches. According to BCCI sources, Rohit left Dubai for Australia on Tuesday morning. They can work on their fitness by staying quarantined there. Team India captain Virat Kohli will return to India after the first Test for the birth of his first child. In such a situation, Rohit’s presence could be a relief for Team India.
The medical team will contact you after the quarantine period
The board said, “Rohit has been told the complete routine of the two-week quarantine period, which he has 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). Hitman Rohit was struggling with ham-string during IPL 2020. In the 13th season of IPL in UAE, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit did not play 4 matches due to hem-string. He played in the last 3 matches of the league, including the final.
After this, the BCCI did not allow him to play in India’s ODI and T20 squad for the tour of Australia. Later included in the Test team. Rohit returned to India after playing in the IPL final in the UAE. The NCA arrived in Bengaluru on November 19 for fitness.
Kohli expressed displeasure over 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 is scheduled to play four Test matches in Australia
Team India is scheduled to play a series of four Test matches on the tour of Australia. The first Test will start in Adelaide on December 17, this will be India’s first day-night Test abroad. The Indian team lost 2-1 in 3 ODI series in Australia. After this, the team won the 3 T20 series 2-1.
|1st Test (Day Night)||December 17-21||Adelaide|
|2nd test||26-30 December||Melbourne|
|3rd test||07-11 January||Sydney|
|The fourth test||January 15-19||Brisbane|