India captain Rohit Sharma, who retired hurt while chasing a target of 165 during the 3rd T20I of the five-match series vs West Indies, at Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts on Tuesday, said he is confident about recuperating from the injury, as the team have few days before the next match. Rohit had a back spasm in the 2nd over of the Indian batting innings, due to which he had to come back to the pavilion with just 11 runs in his kitty at that time.
“It’s okay at the moment. We’ve got a few days till the next game, hopefully it should be okay (his injury). How we bowled in the middle overs was crucial. I thought we used the conditions well. Used the variations well. Was very clinical how we chased. When you watched from the outside, didn’t feel a lot of risk was taken, was a lot of calmness in the middle,” said Rohit in a post-match presentation.
“Surya batted brilliantly, good partnership there with Iyer. The pitch had something in it for the bowlers, not an easy target. Was important to pick the right shots, right balls on a ground like that,” he added.
Prior, after Rohit had retired hurt, the BCCI additionally took to his Twitter account to post an update on the Indian captain’s condition.
“UPDATE: #TeamIndia captain Rohit Sharma has a back spasm. The BCCI medical team is monitoring his progress,” tweeted BCCI.