Team India batting coach Vikram Rathour has made it clear that the visitors will not be affected by the off-pitch incidents and the team are looking forward to taking part in the fourth test against Australia which begins on Friday. India led by Ajinkya Rahane faced a strict quarantine in Brisbane upon arriving from Sydney, which had seen a cluster of COVID-19 cases earlier this month. Rathour exuded confidence and said the team were motivated so any issues off the pitch during their time in Brisbane didn’t matter. It has been reported that Indians have been denied housekeeping and room service at the Brisbane hotel.
“We’re playing Australia in Australia, against one of the best attacks in the world. The motivation is there, you don’t need housekeeping or room service to motivate you,” Rathour said on the eve of the test. final.
“Yes, those are the concerns that have been conveyed to BCCI, the board is in contact with Cricket Australia.
“When it comes to the players and the team management, we are focused on the game and all the boys are looking forward to this game,” he added.
Meanwhile, in a major boost for the Indian team, Rathour said rhythm spearhead Jasprit Bumrah was working closely with the medical team and that a call would be taken on Friday morning to find out. if he could take the land.
“The medical team is working with Bumrah, we have to see tomorrow morning if he is fit to play the Fourth Test or not. If he can play he will play, if he cannot, then he will not. “said Rathour. Thursday.
“The injuries are still being watched. Our medical team is reviewing it, I wouldn’t be able to comment on that at this time.
“We would like to give them as much time as possible. It will be tomorrow morning that you will know which eleven will take over,” he added.
The Indian attack has already lost Mohammed Shami – broken hand – and Umesh Yadav – calf injury – during the current series and with the series level at 1-1, the team knows the importance of the final test which starts on Friday.
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