Rohit Sharma’s incredible innings couldn’t take India over the line in the 2nd ODI as a result India loss the ODI series 2-0 to Bangladesh with a match left. During the match Indian captain Rohit Sharma suffered a thumb injury during Bangladesh batting. Indian coach Rahul Dravid gives an update on Rohit Sharma’s injury and praises him for his determined batting effort in the 2nd ODI.
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Indian skipper had a dislocated thumb. He went to the hospital for scans and had three stitches, couple of pain killers to be back and able to play. Rohit Sharma almost took India over the line. His Heroic’s with the bat late in the Indian innings was an absolute treat to watch.
Indian Coach Rahul Dravid after the game spoke to the media about Rohit Sharma’s innings. The head coach said ” Rohit’s courage with the bat was phenomenal. He had a serious dislocation, he had to go to hospital to set that right, stitches in his hand, couple of injections to just go out and bat. He was really determined to go out and bat, credit to him to able be go out and bat. Rohit took the chance and it was a phenomenal batting display. He brought us really close but unfortunately in the end we couldn’t get over the line.
Rahul Dravid updates on Rohit Sharma and Deepak Chahar injuries
Rahul Dravid further said the team is struggling with injuries which is not a great sign. Rohit Sharma, Deepak Chahar and Kuldeep Sen will not be part of the playing XI in the 3rd ODI. Rohit Sharma will fly back to Mumbai. It is too early to say whether he will be available for the test series or no. Luckily for us he didn’t fracture his thumb. It might take a week to get it back to usual.
Rohit Sharma gives an update on his injury in Post match Interview
It (thumb injury) isn’t too great. Some dislocation and some stitches. Fortunately, not a fracture and so, I was able to bat. There are few injury concerns, we need to get to the bottom of this. Need to try and monitor them, because it’s important to understand this. When they come to play for India, they need to be at more than 100 percent. We need to monitor their workload because we can’t have guys coming in to play for the country half-fit.
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