India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma, Ishant Sharma need to leave for Australia in 3-4 days if they are to play Tests, says Ravi Shastri
Both Rohit (left hamstring) and Ishant (side strain) are at the NCA undergoing rehabilitation, but the BCCI is yet to announce when the duo would reach Australia.
Rohit Sharma is not part of India's limited-overs squad for the Australia tour and selectors included him in the revised Test squad after he played two IPL games for Mumbai Indians besides the final.
The injury in common language is side strain and Ishant has been at the NCA doing his extensive rehabilitation work under the watchful eyes of Director Rahul Dravid and head physio Ashish Kaushik.
Against New Zealand in the 2019-2020 season, Smith was dismissed by left-arm pacer Neil Wagner four times, as the Kiwi consistently attacked the batsman with short-pitched deliveries aimed at his body.
India squad for Australia tour 2020: Varun Chakravarthy earns maiden call-up for T20Is, injured Rohit Sharma left out
Leg-spinner Chakravarthy has been quite the revelation for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the ongoing season, collecting 12 wickets at an average of 23.50 and an economy of 7.05
Ishant had played only one of the seven games that the Capitals have played so far, finishing his four overs wicketless for 26 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Abu Dhabi.
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One of India's leading wicket-takers, Ravichandran Ashwin turned a year older on 17 September.
Ishant Sharma turns 32: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and other cricketers wish India pacer on his birthday
Indian pacer Ishant Sharma turned 32 on Wednesday. The fast bowler from Delhi has become a Test team mainstay since he made his debut in May 2007 against Bangladesh.
Ishant, 31, made his international debut in both Tests and ODIs in 2007 and played his first T20I the following year.
The 31-year-old Ishant Sharma said more than him, his family, especially his wife Pratima Singh, is proud of his achievement.
Under Kohli, India reached the top of ICC Test rankings and the team is currently at number one spot in the World Test Championship standings. The highlight of the team's success is the first Test series win in Australia in 2018-19 tour.
Sammy had alleged that during his time with Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2014 and 2015, he was often referred to as 'Kaalu' (Black), a racial slur the meaning of which he understood only recently.
National Sports Awards 2020: Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among five athletes to receive Khel Ratna; 29 finalised for Arjuna Award
This is the first time in the history of awards that five athletes have been recommended for the Khel Ratna, with the final decision resting on sports minister Kiren Rijiju
Mahendra Singh Dhoni adapted to captaincy quicker than anyone else. The learning process was already in progress and the improvement happened exponentially.
When he was asked to pick a match in his long international cricketing career that brought a change in his approach, Ishant picked the Mohali ODI
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Irfan Pathan feels the fast bowlers will take at least four to six weeks to get back into rhythm when they return to action after the coronavirus hiatus.
Former England off-spinner Graeme Swann cited India's demolition of the West Indies in the Caribbean in 2019, in which the Jasprit Bumrah-led bowling attack made merry, as an example.
Shami posted a short video clip on Twitter where he can be seen bowling at his hometown in Uttar Pradesh. The pacer captioned the video, 'Quality practice session at my farmhouse all brothers together.'