Rohit Sharma Ruled Out of Champions League T20 Due to Injury

Rohit Sharma, who missed three of the four ODIs in England due to a fractured finger has also suffered a shoulder problem and will miss the Champions League T20, starting on September 13.

updated: September 10, 2014 12:44 IST
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Mumbai Indians will be without their skipper Rohit Sharma during CLT20.

Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the upcoming Champions League T20. The skipper of the defending champions Mumbai Indians had suffered a finger injury during the ODI series in England and has also endured a further shoulder problem that will keep him out of the tournament. (Would rather be a mean winner than a polite loser: Gautam Gambhir)

According to a report on ESPNcricinfo, Rohit Sharma was ruled out after thorough assessments from physiotherapists and there remains a doubt whether he will be fit in time for India's home series against the West Indies, starting on October 8.

Mumbai Indians, who finished fourth in the previous edition of the Indian Premier League, will feature in the qualifiers that commence on September 13. The main tournament begins from September 17.

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