India captain Rohit Sharma has provided an update on several teammates as India step up their Cricket World Cup 2023 preparations.
India captain Rohit Sharma has handed an update on several teammates as India step up their Cricket World Cup 2023 medications.
While too strong for Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup Final at the R.Premadasa Stadium, India were without a number of crucial players, and the side’s make- up for the home World Cup crusade is far from decided.
Clearing the air, the commander is confident the side will have a clean bill of health before the event, with Axar Patel and Shreyas Iyer on the path to full fitness well before their 8 October nature.
Nursing both a wrist injury and a minor gash in his left quadricep, Axar’s injuries are the platoon’s worst across the group, missing the backend of India’s victorious crusade.
Axar’s commander admitted the spin- bowling each- rounder will miss part of their World Cup lead- in series against Australia, however is confident of his vacuity for the event proper.
“It looks like perhaps a week or ten days (to heal), I don’t know. We’ve to see how that injury progresses,” Rohit stated after their ten- gate palm over Sri Lanka.
“Some guys recover snappily, and I hope that’s the case with him.
“I’m not sure whether he’ll be suitable to play the first two games against Australia at home. But we will stay and see. ”
Rohit also handed updates on Shreyas Iyer and Ravichandran Ashwin, with the former ruled” 99 fit” for action.
Iyer was kept out of Asia Cup action with minor reverse spasms, though Rohit has been informed the crucial batter has all but completed his recuperation.
“Shreyas wasn’t available for (the final) because certain parameters were kept for him to tick off. I suppose moment he completed utmost of it. I should say he’s alright 99 per cent as of now.
“But he looks good, he maundered and contended for long hours (as part of his figure- up to full fitness), and he was on the ground long before we came to the ground. I don’t suppose it’s a solicitude for us. ”
As for Ashwin, Rohit stated the spin- bowling each- rounder is still in the running for a spot in India’s Cricket World Cup team, in malignancy of not being called up for the Asia Cup final as Axar’s relief.
Rohit stressed fellow each-rounder Washington Sundar was favoured given his vacuity at the 11th hour, having been readied for India’s Asian Games trouble in Hangzhou, China
“As a incentive- all- rounder, Ashwin is in line, I’ve been talking to him on the phone,” Rohit reiterated.
“The injury happed to Axar at the last nanosecond. Washington was available, so he’d to come and perform the part for us.
“He (Washington) was justice- fit because he was part of the Asian Games camp( in Bengaluru).
“I’ve been veritably clear with players about their places. Everyone is in the circle. ” Know More Latest ICC World Cup 2023 News…