[caption id="attachment_827313" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-827313" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Rohit-Sharma_PTI-1.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="469" /> Rohit Sharma sustained the injury during Tuesday's training session with Mumbai Indians, forcing him to miss an IPL game for the first time in 11 seasons. @PTI[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>India vice-captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/rohit-sharma/">Rohit Sharma</a> was Wednesday laid low by leg spasm, an injury scare five days before the World Cup team is announced. <p></p> <p></p>Rohit sustained the injury during Tuesday's training session, forcing him to miss an IPL game for the first time in 11 seasons. <p></p> <p></p>In the last 11 seasons, Rohit has consistently played in the league, first for the now- defunct Deccan Chargers and then his current team <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/mumbai-indians">Mumbai Indians</a> (MI). <p></p> <p></p>"Rohit Sharma had suffered right leg muscle spasm yesterday during training. Rohit has recovered significantly in past 24 hours. As a precautionary measure, Mumbai Indians management has decided to rest Rohit for one match vs <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/kings-xi-punjab">KXIP</a>," MI said in a statement. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/ipl-2019-mi-vs-kxip-kieron-pollard-blitz-overpowers-kl-rahul-ton-as-mumbai-indians-beat-kings-xi-punjab-in-a-last-ball-thriller-827262">Pollard blitz seals MI's last-ball win</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>While it may just be a scare but any degree of injury to any WC squad member will keep everyone concerned. <p></p> <p></p>"Rohit is fine but as a precautionary measure we have decided to give him as a rest," stand-in captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/kieron-pollard/">Kieron Pollard</a> said. <p></p> <p></p>With MI playing three games in the next eight days, the Indian team management will keep a tab on his injury management. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/ipl-should-not-be-the-criterion-for-indias-world-cup-team-selection-rohit-sharma-824133">IPL should not be the criterion for India s World Cup team selection: Rohit Sharma</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>Rohit is the second most important batsman after <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/virat-kohli/">Virat Kohli</a> in the Indian team and coach <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/ravi-shastri/">Ravi Shastri</a> and physio Patrick Farhart will keep a keen eye on his recovery. <p></p> <p></p>It is expected that Farhart will be co-ordinating with MI Physio Nitin Patel on his injury management programme as it is the case with all centrally-contracted players in the league.