Since the second Test at the iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground ended, there had been panic in the minds of the Indian fans over the fitness over their skipper Virat Kohli.
Cricket news: His fitness was in doubts as he suffered from lower back pain during the Lord’s Test
Kohli has hurt his lower back during the Lord’s Test and remained for some time outside the field due to treatment.
There were many speculations circulating that he might not be available for the third Test but now all of that can rest as Kohli seems to be 100 percent fit and will feature in the game starting from Saturday.
Chetan Narula, the renowned sports journalist who is currently covering all the necessary news on the series, took to his Twitter handle to reveal the news.
The skipper was seen batting in the nets comfortably and was later seen carrying three bats in his hand proving to be a man on a mission and is ready to face the oppositions at Nottingham.
The Indian dressing room would be happy to see their skipper fully fit but the main worry would still be the form of their opening batsmen.
They have not looked good against the moving ball and their main batsmen in the likes of Murali Vijay and Ajinkya Rahane, who did well in the last tour of England, have not performed well in this tour.
However things are slowly falling into place for the visitors as it seems. One of their main bowlers Jasprit Bumrah, who was sidelined for the first two Tests, will make his comeback in the third.
Besides Ravi Ashwin and Hardik Pandya are also declared fit, as both of them were hit on their bowling hand while playing in the Lord’s Test.
The openers need to blunt the new ball while the middle order can take charge and trouble the hosts as a team effort is needed to stage a comeback in the do-or-die game.