Rohit Sharma working on to shed some weight along with Hamstring

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Rohit Sharma working on to shed some weight along with Hamstring. He will undergo the final assessment on 11th December. Rohit Sharma working on to shed some weight along with Hamstring.

Rohit Sharma’s hamstring injury has been the most discussed topic among fans pundits in the last month. There were so many speculations revolving about his presence on the squad. But a major development in the discussion came up recently, Rohit Sharma posted a picture on his Instagram where he looked leaner than usual.

Rohit Sharma is currently at National Cricket Academy (NCA), Banglore doing his rehab program. He was rested for the white ball series to get full fitness however, the chance in the red ball games is still under clouds. Rohit after his first assessment at NCA was declared unfit for the first two test games against Australia starting 17th December.

The next assessment on 11th December will decide whether the senior player will be part of the final two test games or not. BCCI would want him to be with the squad as Virat will be leaving Australia after the first game and Rohit Sharma in Virat’s absence could provide much-needed strength in the playing eleven.

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His National Cricket Teammate, Ishant has been ruled out completely off the Australia tour due to side strain.

Rohit Sharma posted a picture on his Instagram where he looked in good shape. Sharma was seen much leaner and has shed some kilograms of weight in recent times.

Rohit’s hamstring has been doing well and to get into the squad for the rigorous test games, he needs to be in a good shape. That’s what he is focusing on now.

Rohit Sharma | Picture Credit: Instagram

Rohit doesn’t want to take chances, BCCI official:

Until the head Physio doesn’t give a green signal, no one can undergo a high-intensity fitness test. But if he is doing his rehab for his lower body, at the same time he can work on his upper body’s conditioning and shed some kilograms of weight. A lighter upper body will ensure he does not put much pressure and effect on the lower dodgy hamstring,” a BCCI source to TOI.

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Rohit this time doesn’t want to take a single chance. He is very conscious about his fitness levels. He has been in and out due to injuries in the last year. After which lockdown happened, he went on to perform his IPL duties. He has been on road for two years non-stop, which didn’t let him work on his fitness. However, this time he wants to regain perfect shape and want to be fully fit. To play non stop cricket next year, he doesn’t want to take any chances,” said BCCI officials.

The dashing opener, Rohit Sharma was seen performing his duties in the business end of the Indian T20 League, even though he was declared unfit for the Australian tour by BCCI.

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