The Indian Cricket team has suffered a major setback ahead of the Test series against Australia starting on 17 December. It is being told that both Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma can miss this Test series. When Team India was announced for the tour of Australia, Rohit Sharma was not included in the team, while Ishant Sharma was also not included in the Test team. Both the players are currently at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore and are trying to regain their fitness.
A few days ago, it was said by the BCCI that the fitness of both the senior players of the team is being monitored and both will be fully fit before the first match of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, which will start from 17 December. Now according to the report, both Rohit Sharma and Ishant will not be able to fit in for the Test series on time.
NCA informed BCCI, team Management about the fitness of both players:
According to the report, there was a meeting of experts at the NCA regarding the fitness of Rohit and Ishant in which it was found that the fitness report of these two is not so encouraging. After this, information has been given to the team management, selectors, and BCCI that these two players can hardly play in the Test series. Now its official announcement can be made soon. Rohit Sharma was later included in Team India’s squad for the tour of Australia.
Both players should leave for Australia tour within 3-4 days: Ravi Shastri
Recently, Team India coach Ravi Shastri, while talking about Rohit and Ishant’s injury, hinted that both of them could be out of the Australia tour. He had said that both the players should leave for the Australia tour within 3-4 days so that they can be part of the Test series in due course of time. He had said that if they have to play the Test series, then they will have to leave for Australia in three-four days.