• Wed. Feb 28th, 2024

Rohit Sharma bumped his thumb and suffered an injury scare just before the WTC final

Rohit Sharma bumped his thumb and suffered an injury scare just before the WTC final

Rohit Sharma during training ahead of WTC final© Twitter

A day before the World Test Championship (WTC) final against Australia at The Oval, Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma suffered a minor injury scare. During Tuesday’s optional practice session, the right-handed opener hit the right thumb, and in pictures posted on social media by various reporters, he can be seen applying tape. The Indian skipper left practice after getting hit, and although he got out in the middle after some time, he did not participate in the practice.

Earlier, Rohit was asked about the legacy of wanting to step down as captain.

“Whether it’s me or anybody else, even the boys before, their role was to take Indian cricket forward and win as many matches as possible. It’s the same for me. I want to win games, I want to win championships, that’s what you play for,” Rohit said at the pre-match press conference.

“Yes, it’s nice to win some titles and have some extraordinary streaks.

But yeah, that being said, I honestly feel like we don’t want to put too much pressure on ourselves by overthinking these kinds of things.

“As a captain, like I said, every captain wants to win championships, so I’m no different. I want to win championships. That’s the sport, win championships. So for me, that’s what it will be. If I win one or two championships, I’ll be happy, as I decide to move on from this job. .”

(with PTI inputs)

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