Virat Kohli is set to withdraw from the One-Day International (ODI) series in South Africa, while Rohit Sharma is anticipated to recover from his hamstring injury in time for the three ODIs,as per reports by NDTV. Rohit Sharma will miss the three-match Test series in South Africa due to a left hamstring injury acquired during a training session in Mumbai, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) stated on Monday.
Sharma’s Hamstring injury
“Team India Test vice-captain Rohit Sharma sustained a left hamstring strain during his training session here in Mumbai yesterday,” the BCCI stated in a statement. He will miss the forthcoming three-match Test series against South Africa. In the Test team, Priyank Panchal will replace Rohit Sharma.”
Sharma, on the other hand, has been ruled out due to a hamstring problem. Fortunately, the injury is not a tear, and the opener is expected to be ready to lead the white-ball team in three weeks.
Sharma suffered a slight hand injury during a nets session on Sunday after a rising ball in the nets smacked him on the gloves. The batsman was in discomfort, but he immediately recovered. He has been ruled out of the Tests against South Africa due to a hand injury
The BCCI announced on Monday that Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the Test series, with opening batsman Priyank Panchal named as his replacement. Panchal was part of the India A tour to the country earlier this month.
“In India’s Test team, Priyank Panchal replaces the injured Rohit Sharma. During his training session in Mumbai yesterday, Rohit injured his left hamstring. He will not play in the forthcoming three-match Test series against South Africa “According to a BCCI tweet.