For India’s white ball team vice-captain Rohit Sharma, Rohit Sharma Injury about his hamstring injury was entertaining as well as confusing as he always knew that the injury was not so serious. And he will be ready to play on the Australia tour.
Rohit suffered this hamstring injury during the Indian Premier League (IPL) due to which he was dropped from the squad for the tour of Australia earlier this month. After this, Rohit was seen playing for Mumbai Indians in the IPL, which started a period of speculation. He was then included in the Test team.
Rohit said, ‘To be honest, I do not know what was happening and what people were talking about. But let me tell for the record that I was in constant touch with BCCI and Mumbai Indians.
He played a 50-ball 68 in the IPL final against Delhi Capitals, playing despite the pain. He is currently undergoing ‘Strength and Conditioning’ training at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore before moving to Australia. Rohit said, ‘I told him (Mumbai Indians) that I can get on the field because it is a small format and I will deal with the situations well. Once I made sure I just needed to focus on what I wanted to do. ‘
He said, ‘The hamstrings look perfectly fine now. The process of strengthening it has started. Before playing in the long format, I need to make absolutely certain that no effort is missed, which is probably why I am in NCA.
Talking about playing in the IPL despite an injury in the playoffs had started, he said, “It was not a matter of concern for me whether anyone is talking about whether he will be able to go to Australia or not.”
He said, “Once I got hurt, the next two days I tried to see what I could do in the next 10 days, whether I would be able to play or not.” The five-time IPL champion captain said that until he reached the ground, it was not known how the body was functioning.
He said, ‘But each day the position of the hamstring injury was changing. The way it was healing, I was convinced that I could play and I told Mumbai Indians about it at that time.