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India Tour Of Australia 2020: BCCI To Assess Rohit Sharma On Sunday

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Ever since the Indian selectors announced the India squads for the tour of Australia, there is just one question being raised of where is Rohit Sharma? Will he open for India in the Australian tour? These are the only set of questions being asked by every cricket fan towards the selectors as we just fail to find any update on Rohit’s injury.

As neither Mumbai Indians nor BCCI have delivered any update on Rohit Sharma’s injury there is a clear uncertainty looming around when Rohit Sharma will return to action. The Mumbai Indians skipper has now missed four consecutive matches for his side as Kieron Pollard the duties of captaincy.

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Rohit Sharma Will Be Assessed On Sunday: BCCI

But as time progressed there is an injury update on Rohit Sharma as the BCCI has confirmed that Rohit Sharma will be assessed on the coming Sunday after which they will decide on his participation in the Australian tour.

“Rohit will be assessed tomorrow and a call will be taken after that on whether he is good to go. As is the case with hamstring injuries, the real challenge is the sprints and the acceleration and deceleration process will be the focus to understand if he has recovered fully or will need a little more time,” the functionary said.

Since Rohit Sharma in suffering through a hamstring injury, it becomes really important to see if Rohit faces any issue while running. If he does face an issue in his muscles then he will be deemed unfit whereas if he doesn’t then a suitable call will be taken on the latter’s participation.

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“The hamstring muscles come into play when a person needs to suddenly run a quick single or needs to stop fast and turn at the non-striker’s end for a double. While you accelerate at the beginning of the sprint, you decelerate when you need to stop and turn. This is when the focus is 100 per cent on the functionality of the hamstring muscles. So, if you have recovered completely, you wouldn’t have an issue in either acceleration or deceleration,” he added.