Rohit Sharma: As soon as he became the ODI captain of Team India, Rohit Sharma got injured. He missed the Test series on the South Africa tour
Rohit Sharma: As soon as he became the ODI captain of Team India, Rohit Sharma got injured. With this, South Africa missed out on the Test series on the tour but now there are rumors that it will be difficult to play in the ODI series as well. Rohit Sharma is struggling with hamstring strains. He is currently at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore. According to Sports Today, Rohit Sharma is not fit yet, so there is a delay in announcing Team India for the South Africa ODI series. The selection committee is waiting for the last minute for Rohit Sharma’s fitness.
According to media reports, if Rohit Sharma is not fit, KL Rahul will replace him as captain in the ODI series. That means now Virat Kohli should play under the captaincy of opener KL Rahul. Rohit Sharma says it will be difficult to stay fit for the ODI series due to a thigh muscle injury. This wound takes 4 to 6 weeks to heal. It remains to be seen how long Rohit Sharma will be fit. It is learned that the selectors removed Virat Kohli from the ODI captaincy ahead of the South Africa tour. The selectors believed there should be only one captain in the white ball format. Virat Kohli stepped down from the T20 captaincy after the 2021 T20 World Cup and later lost the ODI captaincy as well.
Meanwhile, Virat Kohli has disappointed in the ongoing Test against South Africa. Virat Kohli was dismissed for 35 in the first innings of the Centurion Test. Virat hits South African fast bowler Lungi Ngidi. Gave the catch on the slip and backed away. Kohli continues to struggle to make his 71st century.