India vs Australia – When will Rohit Sharma play ? For how long Rohit Sharma will be in quarantine? When can Rohit Sharma join the Indian squad in Australia? Will Rohit be available for the Third Test? These are some of the few questions that have left fans perturbed for quite some time now. So, here’s all you need to know about Rohit Sharma’s whereabouts and his availability for Test series against Australia
Rohit Sharma landed in Australia on December 16, after clearing his fitness test at the NCA, Bengaluru, and has been in quarantine, in Sydney, ever since.
Where is Rohit Sharma serving his quarantine?
Rohit is currently staying in a two-bedroom private service apartment in Sydney and is not allowed to step out of the room.
How is Rohit Sharma spending his time in quarantine?
InsideSport has learnt that the 33-year-old is spending his time reading books and watching TV series. Besides this, he is also focusing on keeping himself fit for the third Test which begins from January 7. He is working on his mental strength, which will can prove instrumental against the might Australia pace attack.
When will Rohit Sharma’s quarantine in Sydney end?
The 33-year-old Indian batsman has been quarantining in Sydney since landing in Australia on December 16 and he will continue to do so for another week.
When can Rohit Sharma join the Indian camp?
The Indian opener is expected to join the Indian camp as early as December 30. However, due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in Sydney, it is not known yet whether Rohit will be able to join the Team India camp in Sydney or Melbourne itself. It will ultimately depend on where the third Test is finally played.
What is BCCI planning for Rohit Sharma?
Speaking to ANI, a BCCI official confirmed that while Rohit shall continue to undergo quarantine in Sydney, the Indian board and the team management is constantly in touch with the limited-overs deputy.
“He doesn’t need to move from Sydney. He is safe and is in a bio-secure environment undergoing quarantine. While he is alone in his room, the Indian board as well as the team management is constantly in touch with him. If there was any emergency or if we felt that he needed to get out of Sydney, we would. But for now, he is completely safe there,” the official pointed.
Will Rohit has to serve a 14-day mandatory quarantine again if the third Test shifts to Melbourne?
Rohit Sharma won’t need to quarantine again if the third Test of the ongoing series between India and Australia shifts to Melbourne. According to a report from Cricbuzz, the Victoria state officials have deemed that anyone who arrives in Melbourne from a 14-day quarantine in Sydney does not need to do so aga