India vs Bangladesh: Injured Rohit Sharma to miss Dhaka Test

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Rohit Sharma Injury update
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Rohit Sharma Injury update

The second Test match between Bangladesh and India, which begins on December 22 in Mirpur, will not include Rohit Sharma. The India captain won’t be going to Dhaka after skipping the first Test in Chattogram. Let us look at Rohit Sharma Injury update.

Rohit Sharma to miss Dhaka Test

Vice-captain KL Rahul will continue to lead the team in his absence in the second and final Test of the series which India leads 1-0.

The fact that Rohit’s thumb, which was hurt during the second ODI of the current trip, has not entirely healed, led to the news of his unavailability on Monday (December 19). There is a slight rigidity about him that is apparent. The BCCI, the selection panel, and the team management have chosen not to risk him at this time in light of the significant assignments that the Indian squad would have coming up.

According to information, Rohit, who is currently in Mumbai, would have been able to bat for the entire Test, but uncertainty lingered regarding the risk associated with fielding. If he sustains another thumb injury. The medical staff and team management believed that it may become serious on the pitch. Rahul responded that he was still awaiting more information when asked if Rohit would be available for the second Test. At the press conference following the first Test on Sunday, the vice-captain had stated, “We may be able to know in the next day or two, even if I am not aware of it.”

The immediate impression is that he will be available for the white ball series against Sri Lanka starting on January 3.

In the second ODI, Rohit was struck on the thumb while attempting to take a catch in the slips. On December 7. The BCCI medical staff examined him and immediately sent him to Mumbai for treatment. Since then, he has been receiving treatment in the city.

Before the second Test, the team management was having a difficult time choosing which player to leave out. But Rohit’s absence may have provided a solution. Shubman Gill‘s first Test century helped India win the first Test by 188 runs, but KL Rahul, the other opener and acting captain, struggled to find the strike zone.

On Monday morning, the Indian team left Chattogram and headed to Dhaka. Before the Test begins on Thursday, they will rehearse over the next two days (December 22).

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