First T20 match between India and Australia on 20 September
Mohammed Shami returned to the T20 team after a year
Mohammed Shami has been left out of the T20 World Cup squad
New Delhi. India has suffered a major setback ahead of the 3-match T20I series against Australia. Team’s experienced fast bowler Mohammed Shami has been found corona infected. Due to being Kovid positive, Shami has not reached Mohali where the first T20 match between Australia and India (IND v AUS T20) will be played. According to the website Cricbuzz, Shami has been ruled out of the series against Australia.
The first T20 match of the 3-match series between India and Australia will be played on 20 September in Mohali. After Team India reached Mohali on Saturday, the information about Shami being corona positive reached the officials related to BCCI and team management. The Australian team has also reached Mohali. The Kangaroo team, captained by Aaron Finch, has also started practice.
Shami got a place in T20 team after a long time
32-year-old Mohammed Shami has not been included in the Indian squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup. After a long time, he got a place in the domestic T20 team against Australia and South Africa. Shami played his last T20 International match in the T20 World Cup last year. T20 World Cup 2021 was held in UAE. He was about to make a comeback in T20 after almost a year. Then he took 6 wickets in 5 matches of T20 World Cup.
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 17, 2022, 23:42 IST