Amid numerous Indian player’s unavailability for the initial games of the Indian Premier League season 10 due to injury, Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya have been declared fit to play for their team Mumbai Indians. The Bord of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in an announcement gave the confirmation about the same.
“Mr Rohit Sharma and Mr Hardik Pandya – have been declared fit to play and will be available for IPL 2017,” said BCCI.
Harding Pandya was ruled out of the recently concluded Border-Gavaskar trophy due to a shoulder injury. On the other hand, Indian opener Rohit Sharma is out of the squad since he was dropped from the home series against New Zealand as he too sustained injuries. However, Rohit came back in the Vijay Hazare Trophy after undergoing a surgery but unfortunately, he was again ruled out from the middle of the series after he had another injury in his knee.
But ahead of IPL 10, the good news came for the Mumbai Indians as their skipper is back and fit to play while one of the key all-rounders, Pandya is also ready to perform.
In last few days, several Indian players have been reportedly ruled out from the initial matches of the IPL 2017. The list of players started with the Indian Skipper Virat Kohli who injured his shoulder while fielding in the Ranchi Test against Australia and also couldn’t make it to the last game of the series. Later, it was learned that not only Kohli but Murali Vijay, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin and Umesh Yadav will not be a part of this tournament in the initial days.