India also has to play a 2-match Test series after the end of the 3-ODI series from Bangladesh, in which KL Rahul can be seen handling the reins of the Indian team.
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The difficulty is big in front of the Indian team on the tour of Bangladesh. The questions are many. After the injury to Rohit Sharma in the second ODI, it is clear that the captain of the third and last match of the ODI series will no longer be Rohit Sharma. Rather, KL Rahul will do that work in his place. But, in the press conference in which Team India’s coach Rahul Dravid pointed this out, he gave further indications as well. From here onwards it means from the Test series to be played on Bangladesh tour.
India also has to play a 2-match Test series after the end of the 3-ODI series from Bangladesh, in which KL Rahul can be seen handling the reins of the Indian team. This is because till then Rohit Sharma is finding it difficult to recover from injury.
Suspense on Rohit playing in Test series
Of course Rohit doesn’t have fracture but his injury is deep. He himself said this in the post match presentation. But, after that, the head coach of the team, Rahul Dravid, who came to the press conference, did not look confident about Rohit’s quick recovery from injury or his recovery before the Test series.
Dravid said, “It is certain that Rohit is not playing the next match. Can’t say what will happen next. At present, Rohit is going to Mumbai for better treatment. He will meet experts there and then let’s see what happens. But, he will return for the Test match, I am not sure about it.
If Rohit is out then KL Rahul can handle the reins
Two things are clear from this statement of Rahul Dravid. First, Rohit Sharma will get his treatment done in Mumbai. Second, there is suspense on his playing Test matches. Now there is only one answer to these two things and that is KL Rahul. Being the vice-captain of the team, it is his responsibility to lead the team in the absence of Rohit Sharma, which he can be seen doing in the Test series after the third ODI.