Caption Rohit Sharma was ruled out on Monday of the upcoming ODI and Test series against New Zealand after sustaining a calf injury during the 5th T20I.
After scoring 60 of 41 balls, Rohit Sharma retired after he pulled his calf muscle while going for a quick single during that match who won India on Sunday.
He is ruled out of the tour It’s not looking good, Right now. The physician reckoning him BCCI said it is very bad but he is not taking any future part in series. Mayank Agarwal will be replacing Rohit as the third opener in the ODI along with k.L. Rahul and Prithvi Shaw.
In the white-ball format, Mayank Agarwal was the logical choice since he was the reserve opener in the side during the home ODI series against the west indies. Due to knee injury, Shikhar Dhawan was absent.
Shubham Gill will join K.L. Rahul and Prithvi Shaw as the third opener in the absence of Rohit Sharma in the Test squad during India has two-test series at home with South Africa and Bangladesh Gill was the back-up opener to Agarwal and Rohit Sharma after his score of 83 and 204 not out in a drawn first a test against New Zealand in Christchurch in the squad his place was sealed.
The test squad is officially announced but it is learned that it has already been selected. The old selection committee praised picked the replacement but it might take some time for the official announcement as convenor committee.