Rohit Sharma assessed for calf injury in 5th T20I against NZ

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Mount Maunganui: Stand-in India skipper Rohit Sharma did not take the field after injuring his calf while batting in the fifth and final T20 against New Zealand here Sunday.

“Rohit Sharma is being assessed at the moment. He will not take the field today,” read an official update form the BCCI.

K L Rahul captained the side in Rohit’s absence.

Rohit, batting at number three, was retired hurt after injuring his left calf whilst hitting a six. He walked off the field in discomfort. He faced 41 balls for his 60, hitting three fours as well as three sixes.

India play the first game of the three-match ODI series Wednesday.

PTI

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