Indian opening batsman Rohit Sharma sustained an injury in his left knee while he was batting in the second innings of the fourth Test at The Oval cricket ground. Indian cricket team with their tremendous performance won the match and currently leading the series by 2-1. India gave 368 runs target to the England cricket team but they could only manage to score 210, thanks to the Indian bowlers who keep taking wickets at regular intervals and keep the Indian team dominated throughout England’s second innings.
Rohit Sharma played a very important part in this India’s 367 runs lead in the second innings. The Indian scored magnificent 127 runs with 14 fours and 1 six in the second innings. He had a 153-run partnership with batsman Cheteshwar Pujara who also scored 61. But, while batting in the second innings at The Oval they both got injured as Rohit Sharma picked up a knock in his left knee and Pujara had some problem in his ankle. Because of this, Rohit didn’t take the field. Mayan Agrawal, the Indian opener batsman took his place in fielding.
After the victory, when Rohit was called up for an interview after he got the man of the match award for playing crucial innings in the fourth Test gives one update on his injury. “It looks good at the moment. The message from the physio is to assess every minute, don’t look too far ahead,” Rohit Sharma said in the post-match presentation on Sony Sports Network.
However, Indian fans are hoping to see him for the final Test. But it is still a big question mark whether he can be available for the fifth and final Test which is to be held at Manchester between 10th September and 14th September.