WI vs IND 2022: Rohit Sharma Recovers From Back Injury, Set To Play 4th T20I
Aug 4, 2022 at 11:48 AM
Team India’s win over West Indies in the third T20I was soured by their skipper Rohit Sharma’s injury. India receive a huge setback when the right-handed batsman walked off the field retired hurt while batting in the third T20I against West Indies. The right-handed batsman had faced just 5 balls before he decided to leave the field. Prior to departing, Rohit had looked in good touch.
The India skipper had hit a six and a four off Alzarri Joseph in the second over before pulling a muscle. Rohit looked in pain as he visibly struggled with his back before Indian physio Kamlesh Jain came running on to the ground. They had a discussion for a while before the India opener decided to walk off the field. While walking off the field, Rohit was holding the muscle near his waist.
Later, the BCCI confirmed that Rohit had a back spasm and the medical team was monitoring the situation. After the game, Rohit had also given a positive update on his fitness, saying that he was hopeful of recovering in time for the upcoming game.
Rohit Sharma likely to play in 4th T20I:
Rohit Sharma is reportedly set to feature in the upcoming fourth T20I against West Indies on Saturday (August 6). According to Cricbuzz, Rohit has recovered from the minor injury and is looking likely to lead the team in the penultimate game of the series.
Meanwhile, India would be looking to wrap up the series in the upcoming game. The Men in Blue are leading the series by 2-1 after winning the third game by 7 wickets. Chasing 165, India had crossed the finishing line with utmost ease in the 19th over. Suryakumar Yadav starred with the bat, scoring a fine 76 to lay the foundation for India’s win.