Team India captain Rohit Sharma may not have been a part of the Edgbaston Test, but he has taken up the bat only after coming negative in the Corona Test. During the practice match before the Test match against England, Rohit Sharma was found positive in the Kovid-19 test, due to which he could not play in the Edgbaston Test. Rohit will return to the field with the T20I series against England to be held from July 7. The video of Rohit’s batting practice has been shared by BCCI. During net practice, Rohit faced R Ashwin’s balls.
This Test match is the last Test of the five-match Test series that started in 2021. Then the fifth Test had to be postponed due to Kovid-19. India is leading 2-1 in this series. After this series, a three-match ODI and T20 International series is to be played between India and England.
The matches of the T20 series will be played on July 7, 9 and 10 in Southampton, Birmingham and Nottingham. After this, the matches of the ODI series will be played on 12, 14 and 17 July respectively at Kennington Oval, Lord’s and Old Trafford ground. Jasprit Bumrah is captaining in the absence of Rohit in the Test match.