Virat Kohli damage his higher quad throughout England’s chase © BCCI

India captain Virat Kohli says he “ought to be effective” for the ultimate T20I after he “aggravated” an higher quad (thigh) muscle whereas fielding throughout England’s chase in the fourth T20I on Thursday.

Kohli damage himself in the course of the 15th over as he sprinted in from deep midwicket and threw off-balance in an unsuccessful try and cease a second run. He went off the sphere after that and watched the remainder of the sport from the dugout and was even seen limping in the course of the closing phases of the match.

“I ran for a ball, I dived and I threw it, so I used to be in all probability not in one of the best place,” Kohli informed host broadcaster Star Sports activities on the post-match presentation. “I simply moved out to the outfield, earlier I used to be fielding within the interior ring. And the temperature drops fairly shortly, so your physique tends to get stiff. So I simply aggravated my higher quad just a little bit and I did not need to make it right into a niggle or an damage.

“It is nothing severe. I ought to be effective by the day after tomorrow as a result of now we have the sport within the night. So in all probability took a wiser resolution to come back off and never dash five-six extra instances and doubtless do it extra as a result of now we have an necessary recreation arising.”

In Kohli’s absence, Rohit Sharma took over the reins because the Indian bowlers closed out the sport to degree the collection 2-2. The decider can be performed on Saturday.

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