Rohit Sharma out of isolation after testing negative Cricket News – Times of India

Birmingham: Indian Captain Rohit Sharma He is finally out of isolation after testing negative for COVID-19 and will now be available for the opening game of the white-ball series against England in Southampton on 7 July.
The 35-year-old all-format captain missed the rescheduled fifth Test against England as he tested positive on the second day of the four-day warm-up game against Leicestershire.
“Yes, Rohit has tested negative and as per medical protocol is now out of quarantine. However, he is not playing today’s T20 warm-up game against Northamptonshire as he needs some recovery time and more time before the first T20I. Training will be required.” BCCI The official told PTI.
As per the medical protocol, any player, who is out of quarantine, has to undergo mandatory heart test to check lung capacity and how it is working post COVID-19.
The Indian team was desperate to play Rohit but before the day of the game he tested positive thrice and so India had a new captain in the form of Jasprit Bumrah.
Whereas Rohit will play the first match of the white ball series, as Virat KohliBumrah, Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja will be available from the second game.