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Rohit Sharma to join ODI squad on 8th January

Rohit Sharma Captain of India celebrates his Hundred runs during the second International T20 match (T20i) held at the the Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore between India and Sri Lanka on the 22nd December 2017

Photo by Deepak Malik / BCCI / Sportzpics

India batsman Rohit Sharma left for Mumbai on the 30th of December to attend to his wife who has delivered a baby girl. The BCCI congratulates Rohit on the beginning of a new chapter in his life.

Rohit will miss the fourth and the final Test against Australia at Sydney. There will be no replacement player in the Test squad.

He will join the ODI squad on the 8th of January 2019, when the team begins their preparation for the ODI series starting 12th January.

Amitabh Choudhary

Acting Hony. Secretary


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India name Playing XI for 3rd Test against Australia

Mayank Agarwal all set to make his Test debut at the MCG on Boxing Day
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 16:  Virat Kohli of India speaks to the team prior to the second innings during day three of the second match in the Test series between Australia and India at Perth Stadium on December 16, 2018 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Will Russell - CA/Cricket Australia/Getty Images)

The Indian team management has named the playing eleven ahead of the Boxing Day Test against Australia in Melbourne.


The following players have been selected for the 3rd Test: Virat Kohli (C), Ajinkya Rahane (VC), Mayank Agarwal, Hanuma Vihari, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant (WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah


Injury update


R Ashwin is recovering well from his left-sided abdominal strain but not 100% fit. The team management is closely monitoring his progress.





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