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Virat Kohli recovers from injury, fit to lead RCB against MI on Friday

Kohli underwent rehabilitation after sustaining an injury to his right shoulder

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

File photo of Virat Kohli
File photo of Virat Kohli

Indian captain has fully recovered from his shoulder and is fit to lead Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their next Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Mumbai Indians, here on Friday.

"The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Medical Team on Wednesday confirmed that Indian Cricket Team and Royal Challengers Bangalore captain has regained match fitness," a statement from BCCI read.

"He will now be available for RCB's next match against on April 14 in Bengaluru," it added.

Kohli underwent rehabilitation after sustaining an to his right shoulder while fielding during the third Test against Australia in Ranchi.

The forced Kohli to miss India's fourth and series-deciding Test against Australia in Dharamsala and also RCB's first three matches in the ongoing 10.

First Published: Thu, April 13 2017. 11:55 IST