Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar has called for more transparency on the status of limited-overs’ vice-captain Rohit Sharma’s hamstring injury after he was seen practising at the Mumbai Indians’ nets within hours of being left out of the squad for an upcoming tour of Australia.

The BCCI did not throw much light on Rohit’s fitness and just stated that it is monitoring his progress while announcing the three teams for the Australia tour on Monday. On the same day, Rohit was seen practising at the Mumbai Indians nets.

“We are talking about the Test matches, which are a month and a halfway. What actually is the problem with him will help everybody. And if he is practising in the nets for Mumbai Indians, then honestly I don’t know what kind of injury it is,” Gavasakar told IPL broadcaster Star Sports after the game between Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders in Sharjah on Monday.

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