Mohammed Shami Out of Australia T20Is, Umesh Yadav Named Replacement
Mohd. Shami tests positive for COVID-19
Mohammed Shami will not be able to take part in the upcoming three-day Mastercard T20I series against Australia after testing positive for COVID-19.
While Mohammed Shami will miss the Australia series, injured Naveep Saini has been ruled out of the India A vs New Zealand A one-day series
The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Umesh Yadav as his replacement.
India squad for Australia series: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav.
Navdeep Saini ruled out of India ‘A’ series
Navdeep Saini sustained a right groin injury on Day 1 of the Duleep Trophy semi-final match between North Zone and South Zone. He is ruled out of the ongoing tournament and also from the upcoming three-match one-day series between India A and New Zealand A. Saini will now head to the NCA for further management of his injury.
The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Rishi Dhawan as Saini’s replacement in India A squad.
India A squad: Prithvi Shaw, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rahul Tripathi, Rajat Patidar, Sanju Samson (Captain), KS Bharat (wicket-keeper), Kuldeep Yadav, Shabhaz Ahmed, Rahul Chahar, Tilak Varma, Kuldeep Sen, Shardul Thakur, Umran Malik, Rishi Dhawan, Raj Angad Bawa.