ICL: Indian Cricket League

Tendulkar is match fit: team physio


tendulkarThe Indian cricket team’s physiotherapist John Gloster removed all doubts about Sachin Tendulkar’s fitness, indicating the maestro’s injured right shoulder has healed completely.

“Sachin has passed the fitness test to play in Sri Lanka. I can only say this much,” he told reporters at the preparatory camp here, a day before the team left for Sri Lanka for tri-series also involving South Africa.

The Indian cricket team coach Greg Chappell had caused a flutter few days back when he said Tendulkar, after all, might not be completely fit and might not be able to throw from the deep.

But Gloster, who had given Tendulkar the fitness certificate on July 18, sought to allay all fears about his participation in the seven-match tournament starting in Colombo on August 14.

He observed Tendulkar for five days in Mumbai before giving him the fitness certificate.

Tendulkar, whose injury was disclosed after home Test series against England in March, underwent graded physical testing of his shoulder under supervision of Gloster in Mumbai.

It was in London that orthopaedic surgeon Andrew Wallace operated Sachin, who was diagnosed of injury in his right shoulder after the three-Test series against England.
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