Star batsman Rohit Sharma on Wednesday joined the Indian staff right here after finishing his two-week quarantine in Sydney, bolstering the vacationers who’re on a excessive after scripting an unbelievable comeback within the ongoing four-match Check sequence in opposition to Australia.
Days after recording their lowest Check whole of 36 within the series-opener in Adelaide, the Indian staff staged a outstanding turnaround to humble Australia by eights wickets and degree the rubber on the MCG.
Rohit’s inclusion will strengthen the staff that was going via certainly one of its worst phases final week.
“So how was your quarantine, my pal,” chief coach Ravi Shastri was heard asking Rohit in a video posted by BCCI.
The batsman was heard saying he’s feeling youthful.
Look who’s joined the squad in Melbourne 😀
— BCCI (@BCCI) December 30, 2020
Shastri stated the medical staff will take a look at how the participant is bodily after finishing his quarantine earlier than a name is taken on his inclusion within the taking part in XI for the third Check in opposition to Australia in Sydney.
The third Check is scheduled to be performed from January 7.
“We may have a chat with him to see the place he’s positioned bodily as a result of he has been in quarantine for the final couple of weeks. We’ll additionally see how he feels earlier than we take the decision,” Shastri had stated within the post-match press convention after India’s win on Tuesday.
On December 11, the BCCI had introduced that the opener cleared the eagerly-watched health take a look at on the Nationwide Cricket Academy in Bengaluru, paving the way in which for his departure for Australia forward of the four-Check sequence.
Rohit had sustained a hamstring damage in the course of the IPL, which led to him lacking the white-ball leg and the primary two Assessments of the continuing tour.
It stays to be seen who makes means for Rohit from the facet that trounced Australia within the second Check.
Batting nice Sunil Gavaskar has backed the swashbuckling Mumbaikar to open the batting with the younger Shubman Gill in Sydney.