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India vs South Africa: ODI staff choice pushed to finish of this week as all eyes on Rohit Sharma’s health standing | Cricket Information

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NEW DELHI: The BCCI has determined to delay the choice committee assembly for the ODIs in South Africa until the top of this month to get a transparent image on new white-ball captain Rohit Sharma‘s left-hamstring harm standing.
Rohit has been doing his rehabilitation programme on the National Cricket Academy (NCA) however it might nonetheless take a while for the Indian captain to regain full health.
“The staff choice assembly will occur after the primary Check. It might be on December 30 or thirty first however the BCCI is but to take a ultimate name. Rohit is pulling all stops to get match however hamstring accidents are a bit completely different from different accidents.
“It has been learnt that Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel are unavailable for choice. About Rohit, a name shall be taken nearer to the choice date,” a senior BCCI official advised PTI on circumstances of anonymity.
Jadeja and Axar’s unavailability has opened the door for R Ashwin to make an ODI comeback after 4 years.
Earlier, the choice assembly was speculated to be held simply after Vijay Hazare Trophy however it has been pushed again solely to make sure that Rohit will get an opportunity to go the health take a look at.
In case Rohit just isn’t slot in time for the ODIs, KL Rahul shall be main India for the primary time in a bilateral sequence.
“It might properly occur that Rohit just isn’t match by the point of choice cut-off however then with the primary ODI nonetheless three weeks away, he might get sufficient time to be with the staff and regain full health nearer to the date.
“In that case, he might be chosen topic to health. These are issues that chairman of selectors Chetan Sharma must verify,” the official stated.
As of now, Venkatesh Iyer and Ruturaj Gaikwad are the 2 children who shall be a part of the ODI squad on the idea of their efficiency in Vijay Hazare Trophy.
M Shahrukh Khan’s identify, who has impressed every body as a finisher in the course of the Hazare Trophy, may come up for dialogue.
It must be seen whether or not selectors choose him for this tour or hold him prepared for the house sequence towards Sri Lanka and West Indies as a T20 possibility.
Shikhar Dhawan, the veteran opener regardless of his poor run of type within the home occasion, may be retained.

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