India vs West Indies 2022: Rohit Sharma ready to return after clearing fitness test – India Times Hindi News

Rohit Sharma is set to lead India once again as the 34-year-old passed his fitness test at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Rohit had to undergo a mandatory fitness test at the NCA in Bengaluru, recovering from a hamstring injury. Earlier, he was ruled out of the South Africa tour. He was promoted to the rank of captain after Virat Kohli was sacked as ODI captain. This also meant that he would lead the team in T20Is as well.

Rishi Dhawan, Shahrukh Khan ready for national call-up – report

Rishi Dhawan, who last played an ODI for India in 2016, may be wearing that blue jersey again after a gap of more than six years! According to reports, this Himachal all-rounder may be selected for the upcoming three-match ODI series against West Indies, which will start from February 3. Apart from this, Tamil Nadu all-rounder Shah Rukh Khan is also likely to get a chance in the team. T20I. The two have recently featured in stellar roles as Vijay Hazare and Syed Muhtaq Ali respectively. While Dhawan acted with his all-round abilities in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, Khan snatched victory from the jaws of defeat for Tamil Nadu in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 final.

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In the Vijay Hazare Trophy, Dhawan took 17 wickets apart from scoring 458 runs in eight matches. With Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja out of ODIs, Dhawan could be an ideal substitute. Also, Venkatesh Iyer’s less-than-usual ODI debut in South Africa has fallen into the hands of Dhawan. The New Indian Express reported that the selectors are keen to pick the Himachal all-rounder, especially since he is not new to ODI cricket. Remember, he played three ODIs and a lone T20I in 2016.

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Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan was impressive for Punjab Kings in the last two IPL seasons and may soon be rewarded with the India Cap. Reports also say that Bhuvneshwar Kumar may face the ax after his poor performance in South Africa.

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