The selectors have not named a vice-captain for the series after KL Rahul pulled out because of a groin injury.

Chances of Rohit Sharma leading India in the Edgbaston Test against England have taken a serious beating as the India skipper has failed to recover from the Covid-19 infection, contracted during a warm-up game in Leicester last week. National selectors and team management have decided to wait till the last minute, as previously reported by Cricbuzz, stating the skipper is still not ruled out. But that is more out of hope than conviction.Since testing positive last Saturday (June 25), Rohit...

Chances of Rohit Sharma leading India in the Edgbaston Test against England have taken a serious beating as the India skipper has failed to recover from the Covid-19 infection, contracted during a warm-up game in Leicester last week. National selectors and team management have decided to wait till the last minute, as previously reported by Cricbuzz, stating the skipper is still not ruled out. But that is more out of hope than conviction.

Since testing positive last Saturday (June 25), Rohit has been in constant isolation, returning positive in every RT PCR test conducted on him since. In fact, Rohit did not travel with the team from Leicester to Birmingham on Monday (June 27). He went to the Warwickshire city separately. He failed a test even on Wednesday (June 29) leaving the team management and selectors pondering over the alternatives.

Updated On 2022-07-07T12:57:27+05:30
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