Rohit Sharma resigned after being examined by a physiotherapist in the second round of the third T20 International chase against West Indies at St Kitts.
Rohit Sharma, who started the second over of the chase with a six and a boundary off a point ball, soon came out to see a physio struggling in the middle. After a long discussion with the physiotherapist, Rohit struggled and left, leaving the audience quite shocked. The temperature in St Kitts hovers around 35°C with 70% humidity, and the heat seems to have taken its toll on Rohit.
However, there was uncertainty about why Rohit Sharma left the field, with commentators also citing dehydration as a possible reason. There was talk that he must have pulled a muscle while trying to turn to play the first shot in the same over.
Shreyas Iyer joined Suryakumar Yadav as India looked to chase down 165 at St Kitts.
It was later learned that the 35-year-old left the field with a back cramp, which was confirmed by the team’s physiotherapist.
While the severity of the injury is unknown, he could be rested for the remainder of the series with the 2022 AFC Asian Cup later this month.
Rohit caught golden duck Obed McCoy in the same spot in the second T20I on Monday as the hosts registered a five-wicket win to tie the game in the five-match series.
It comes after the Indian captain scored 64 off 44, including seven fours and two sixes, in the first match of the series at the Brian Lahr Stadium in Taruba, Trinidad on Friday, to help India register 190/6. For, enough to get 68 marks. – Run win.
In terms of the ongoing competition, West Indies posted 164/5 after engaging in a fight with Kyle Myers, scoring 73 off 50, including eight hits over the fence and four overs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar 2/35 and Hardik Pandya 1/19 after an economical spell of four overs and also took 50 T20I wickets.