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Rohit Sharma retires hurt with back spasm; BCCI ‘monitoring his progress’

India captain Rohit Sharma retired harm on 11 after struggling a again spasm of their chase of 165 within the third T20I in opposition to West Indies in Basseterre. In response to an replace from the BCCI, their medical group is “monitoring his progress”.

Rohit felt some discomfort after he superior at quick bowler Alzarri Joseph within the second over, and dragged a 4 to the fine-leg boundary by way of a backside edge. After a short on-field dialogue with the physio Kamlesh Jain, he left the sector holding his again.

Rohit, although, hoped to be prepared for the fourth T20I, which will probably be performed in Lauderhill on Saturday. The fifth – and last – T20I will even be held in the identical venue, on Sunday.

“It [my body] is okay in the mean time,” Rohit mentioned after India secured a 2-1 collection lead. “We have got a number of days in between the following recreation, so hopefully [I] must be okay.”

India have been already depleted by the absence of allrounder Harshal Patel, who had been sidelined from second and third T20Is in Basseterre with a rib harm. On Tuesday, the guests additionally rested Ravindra Jadeja, who had simply labored his manner again from a knee harm, and handed a recreation to Deepak Hooda.

Rohit, too, had earlier been rested for the ODI leg of the West Indies tour. Previous to that, he had missed the rescheduled fifth Take a look at in opposition to England at Edgbaston in July after testing constructive for Covid-19 through the four-day warm-up recreation in opposition to Leicestershire.

This story was up to date with Rohit Sharma’s quotes after India gained the third T20I in opposition to West Indies

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