Rahul Dravid addresses India captaincy situation ahead of England Test

he India coach, has addressed the captaincy conundrum facing the side ahead of their crunch Test clash against England in Birmingham.

India are sweating on the availability of regular captain Rohit Sharma, who tested positive for Covid-19 last week.

Mayank Agarwal, the opener, was flown in as batting cover, but India will wait till the eve of the match, starting on 1 July,

before making a call on Rohit, who is set to undergo two more tests. 

“The update on Rohit is that he’s being monitored by our medical team – he’s not yet been ruled out,” said Dravid, addressing the media. 

“He needs to get the negative test to be available. We’ll keep monitoring that. We’ve still got close to 36 hours to go, 

 so he’ll have a test later tonight and one tomorrow morning as well. And then we’ll see.