Rohit Sharma will not be able to play the last ODI of the series against Bangladesh. The Indian captain is also uncertain about the Test series due to an injury to his left-hand finger while fielding in the second ODI in Mirpur today. In the next match, India is also missing pacers Kuldeep Sen and Deepak Chahar. India’s head coach Rahul Dravid confirmed this.
Rohit injured his left thumb while taking the catch of Anamul Haque at slip in the second over of the match bowled by Mohammad Siraj. He couldn’t take the catch, then walked off the field. Rohit was taken to Evercare Hospital in Dhaka. BCCI then said that he will be scanned on his fingers.
Dravid said that Rohit’s finger bone was dislocated. There are also stitches. He returned to the field with the injection. After Shardul Thakur got out as India’s seventh batsman, Rohit came in again. Then he played a great inning of 51 runs off 28 balls.
He almost brought India an incredible victory. In the end, India lost the series by 5 runs with one match remaining.
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Rohit will return to the country for now. A decision will be taken after consulting a specialist in Mumbai on whether he will return for the Test series starting on December 14.
Meanwhile, Kuldeep did not play in the second ODI due to an injury in the first match. On this day, Umran Malik got a chance to replace him in the XI. Deepak suffered a hamstring injury while bowling in the second ODI. Although he batted with injury. But he had to drop out of the last match.
Like Rohit, Deepak Chahar also got injured in the match. However, he started batting with a hamstring injury. And Kuldeep Sen did not play in this match due to an injury. India has been suffering from injuries since before the start of the series.