- India beat Windies by 7 wickets in 3rd T20
- India lead 2-1 in the five-match series
- Rohit Sharma retired hurt after scoring 11 runs in the third T20
Indian team easily defeated West Indies by 7 wickets in the third match of the five-match T20 series. With this win, the team also took a 2-1 lead. But team captain Rohit Sharma retired hurt in this match and his injury raised the concern of the team management and Indian cricket fans. India has to play big tournaments like Asia Cup and T20 World Cup in the coming days, so it is very important for Rohit to stay fit and be with the team as captain and player.
India easily won the third T20 match thanks to a brilliant half-century from Suryakumar Yadav. In this match too, along with captain Rohit, Surya came to open the innings. Rohit looked in good touch and had scored 11 runs in 5 balls. But in the second over of the innings, he looked troubled and struggled with a back problem. Soon after, Physio came on the field and Rohit Sharma had to go back from the field after being retired hurt.
Update given by BCCI
In the middle of the match, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) gave an update on Twitter on this injury of Indian captain Rohit Sharma. The board wrote in its tweet that, ‘Indian captain Rohit Sharma has a problem in his back. He is being looked after by the BCCI medical team. Significantly, for some time now, Rohit has been seen battling with injuries and he has continued to be in and out of the team. Earlier this year, he could not even go on the tour of South Africa. Then in the only Test against England, he could not play due to Corona.
IND vs WI 3rd T20I: India beat West Indies by 7 wickets, Suryakumar Yadav played an innings of 76 runs
Captain Rohit himself said this on the injury
Indian captain Rohit Sharma himself gave a statement on his injury after the match. He said, ‘As of now he (back problem) is fine. We have a few days before the next match. Hope the injury gets better by then. After this, while talking about this match, Rohit said that, our bowling in the middle over was important. Chasing was superb. Surya batted brilliantly and had a good partnership with Iyer. The pitch had a helping hand for the bowlers. So there was a need to play the right shot on the right ball on such ground.