IND vs WI: Rohit Sharma clears fitness Test, to lead India in series against West Indies;

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IND vs WI: Rohit Sharma clears fitness Test, to lead India in series against West Indies;

IND vs WI: India white-ball skipper Rohit Sharma passed his fitness test on Wednesday and will be available to lead the team in the forthcoming white-ball series against the West Indies, which begins on February 9.

Sources in the know of developments told ANI that Rohit has indeed passed his fitness test held at the National Cricket Academy (NCA). “Yes, Rohit has cleared his fitness test and he will be leading the side in the upcoming series against West Indies,” the source said.

Due to a hamstring injury, Rohit Sharma missed the Test and ODI series against South Africa. And travelled to the NCA for rehabilitation.

On Wednesday afternoon, the selection committee will meet to discuss the squad. For the upcoming series against the West Indies.

“Jasprit Bumrah is all but set to be rested as his workload management is important looking at the international calendar. He featured in all Tests and ODIs against South Africa. So it is important we give him a break,” the source added.

India and West Indies will lock horns in three ODIs and three T20Is.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced a change in sites for the West Indies’ upcoming tour of India on Saturday.

Three ODIs now to played at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium. While three T20Is to hosted at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens.

(With ANI Inputs)

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