Mumbai: Swashbuckling opener Virender Sehwag on Thursday said he is not yet close to his peak fitness and want to spend one more week at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore for rehabilitation.
"I am still not close to peak fitness and am training at NCA, Bangalore. I will spend one more week there. I am looking forward to the England tour," the 32-year old batsman said at a promotional event here.
Sehwag has been included as an additional 17th member of the Indian Test squad to England but will miss the opening match of the best-of-four rubber commencing on July 21 at Lord's, a historic 100th clash between the two countries and also the 2,000th in Test match history.