India vs Australia 1st ODI: Confusion over Rohit Sharma’s injury status, says Virat Kohli
New Delhi : Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday admitted to have confusion and lack of information over the current status of Rohit Sharma’s injury, saying that he has no idea on why Mr Sharma did not travel to Australia with the team.
Speaking to media, Virat Kohli said Rohit was said to be unavailable before the selection committee meeting earlier this month.
“Before the selection meeting, we got a mail that he is unavailable, that he has picked up an injury during the IPL. It said that the pros and cons of the injury were explained to him and he understood and he was unavailable,” Kohli said.
Rohit Sharma is currently taking treatment of his hamstring injury ay the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru and is still three weeks away from full match fitness. Amid the COVID-19 conditions and mandatory 14-day quarantine (without training) he will have to stay out of the test series.
“After that, he played in the IPL and we all thought he would be on that flight to Australia and we had no information on why he is not travelling with us. There has been no information, there has been lack of clarity,” Kohli said.
“We have been playing the waiting game,” he added.