Rohit Sharma, India’s deputy captain for the Twenty20 International (T20I) series vs Bangladesh left the field midway during a practice session at the Arun Jaitley stadium after a ball hit him on his left thigh, ahead of the first T20I.
The injury scare has given the hosts a reason to worry.
Indian camp would hope that Rohit leaving the field is nothing but a precautionary measure as Team India’s batting revolves around him, especially in regular skipper Virat Kohli’s absence.
Sharma suffered the injury while he was getting throwdowns from batting coach Vikram Rathour and Sri Lanka’s Nuwan Seneviratne. After being hit by the ball, the 32-year-old left the field immediately and didn’t come back to resume his training.
For now there has been no official communication from the team management about the seriousness of the injury.
Rohit is coming off an incredible Test series against the visiting South Africa where he scored 529 runs at 132.25 in just four innings. He smashed three centuries in the series, including a double hundred.
Before that, Rohit had a tremendous World Cup 2019 where he finished as the tournament’s top scorer, with the help of five centuries.