India captain Rohit Sharma, who retired hurt while chasing a target of 165 at Warner Park in St Kitts on Tuesday during the third T20I of the five-match series against West Indies, said he is recovering from injury. are hopeful for. The team has a few days before the next match. Rohit suffered a back cramp in the second over of the Indian batting innings, after which he had to return to the pavilion after scoring just 11 runs at that time.
“It’s fine at the moment. We have a few days until the next game, hopefully it should be okay (his injury). How we bowled in the middle overs. I thought we used the conditions well. Variations Used. Okay. How we chased. When you looked from the outside, you didn’t think too much risk was taken, there was a lot of calm in the middle,” Rohit said in the post-match presentation.
“Surya batted brilliantly, had a good partnership with Iyer. The pitch had something for the bowlers, not easy targets. It was important to pick the right shots, the right balls on that kind of ground,” he said.
Earlier, after Rohit retired hurt, the BCCI also took to Twitter to post an update on the Indian captain’s condition.
“Update: #TeamIndia captain Rohit Sharma has a back cramp. BCCI’s medical team is monitoring his progress,” tweeted BCCI.
Update: #teamindia Captain Rohit Sharma has a cramp in his back.
The BCCI medical team is monitoring his progress.#vind
—BCCI (@BCCI) 2 August 2022
Coming into the match, Team India chased down the target of 165 runs with one over and seven wickets in hand. Suryakumar Yadav was the star for India as his knock of 76 runs, took the visitors to victory and helped them take a 2-1 lead in the ongoing T20I series.
Earlier, Kyle Meyers scored 73 runs to help the hosts post a strong total. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was picked among the bowlers for India as he took two wickets including the crucial wicket of Meyers.
The two teams will now meet for the fourth T20I on August 6 at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill, Florida.
Topics mentioned in this article