Rohit Sharma injured ahead of South Africa tour: Report
Mumbai : India's Test vice-captain Rohit Sharma has reportedly been injured during a practice session in Mumbai on Monday ahead of the much-awaited tour of South Africa. An Inside Sport report said that Rohit Sharma was injured on a delivery bowled by Raghvendra.
He was seen in pain as the ball struck his hand; though after some time he was seen okay after receiving basic treatment. His fans are hoping that there is nothing serious with his injury.
No official statement has come so far on the incident. The Indian players will undergo a three-day quarantine in Mumbai before taking the flight to South Africa – tentatively on December 16.
Recently, Rohit Sharma was appointed India's vice-captain for the red ball game.
India’s Test squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Md. Siraj.
Standby Players: Navdeep Saini, Saurabh Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Arzan Nagwaswalla.
India Tour of South Africa: Test Series:
26-30 December 2021: 1st WTC Test vs India @ SuperSport Park, Centurion
03-07 January 2022: 2nd WTC Test vs India @ Imperial Wanderers, Johannesburg
11-15 January 2022: 3rd WTC Test vs India @ Six Gun Grill Newlands, Cape Town