Opener Rohit Sharma has said his “hamstring” is absolutely fine, taking away concerns about his fitness by returning to the lead of Mumbai Indians after a two-week injury. “I was happy to be back, it’s been a while. Looking forward to playing a few more games here, let’s see what happens. It (hamstring) is fine, absolutely,” Rohit said during the presentation after the game. 10-wicket loss to Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL on Tuesday. Rohit missed the last four games before making a comeback one day when BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, in an interview with PTI, advised not to rush his comeback from what he called a “hamstring tear.”
For the same injury, the Indian team selectors decided not to include Rohit in the squad for the Australia tour, even as he returned to the nets of the Mumbai Indians, fueling speculation about his condition.
According to Mumbai Indians team management, Rohit suffered a hamstring in his left leg in the game against Kings XI Punjab on Oct. 18. When asked about his fitness status on the throw, Rohit said, “Looks like I’m fit and good.” Speaking of the grumbling Mumbai received by Sunrisers, Rohit said it was a match to forget ahead of the Qualifier 1 against Delhi Capitals on Thursday.
“Not the day we want to remember, probably our worst performance of the season. We wanted to try a few things, but things didn’t go the way we wanted. We knew dew was going to play a role and we wanted to get the toss out of it. consideration, but we didn’t play good cricket today, ”he said.
Mumbai also rested important bowlers such as Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah for the game. The dew in the second innings made the hitting easier again. “They played good shots in the power play, and that helped them. If you take wickets in the power play, even when there is dew, that can put pressure on the opposition.”
“It’s a really funny format. It’s always nice to forget what happened and focus on the present. They (Delhi) are a good side, so it will be a good challenge to face them” , Rohit added.
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