Rohit Sharma not but dominated out, will endure COVID check twice earlier than Take a look at match: Rahul Dravid

The rescheduled Take a look at match between India and England is ready to.netmence on July 1.

Rohit Sharma. (Picture Supply: Getty Pictures)

There have been quite a lot of speculations round Rohit Sharma’s availability for the rescheduled fifth and last Take a look at match between India and England. He was examined optimistic for COVID-19 throughout the staff’s warm-up recreation and has been in isolation since then. Nonetheless, a number of stories earlier within the day acknowledged that he examined optimistic once more and was dominated out of the Take a look at match. Maybe, just a few different stories additionally acknowledged that Jasprit Bumrah is ready to guide India within the Birmingham Take a look at.

In the meantime, India head coach Rahul Dravid has introduced an finish to all of the speculations. He has confirmed that the Indian captain isn’t but dominated out of the Take a look at and is being monitored by the medical staff. Dravid additionally went on to tell that Rohit Sharma will endure a pair extra COVID exams – one on Wednesday (June 29) night and the opposite on Thursday morning – earlier than a last name on his taking part in situation is taken.

“Rohit Sharma isn’t but dominated out. Nonetheless, 36 hours to go, he (Rohit) will endure a Covid Take a look at as we speak and one tomorrow. He’s being monitored by our medical staff. Clearly, he must.nete up with a unfavourable report. However we nonetheless have a few days,” Dravid mentioned within the press convention on Wednesday (June 29).

Rahul Dravid tight-lipped about Bumrah main in Rohit’s absence

One other report doing the rounds is about Jasprit Bumrah main staff India if Rohit Sharma fails to get well from COVID-19 in time for the Take a look at match. Nonetheless, Rahul Dravid selected to not open up on it and acknowledged that will probably be higher if the information formally.netes out when required. “It’s not truthful for me to say it (on Bumrah b.neting the captain). You’ll have to attend for official.netmunication (via the selectors and the BCCI),” Dravid added.

If Bumrah certainly leads India within the Take a look at in opposition to England, he’ll b.nete the primary quick bowler from the nation after Kapil Dev to captain the nation.

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