Mohammed Shami has replaced wounded Jasprit Bumrah within the 15-member Indian cricket squad for the T20 World Cup 2022, beginning October 16 in Australia.

Shami was at first named within the standby list for the T20 World Cup squad, however stress connected injury on his back dominated Bumrah out of the mega event which opened the doors for the veteran pacer.

Mohammed Siraj and Shardul Thakur are named as backups and can join Australia tour shortly.

Deepak Chahar was additionally in race for the spot left vacant by Bumrah, however his struggle with injury currently unbroken him out of competition. India begin their T20 World Cup campaign on October month twenty three with a match against arch-rivals Pakistan.

“The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Mohammed Shami as Jasprit Bumrah’s replacement in India’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup squad. Shami has reached Australia and will link up with the squad in Brisbane ahead of the warm-up matches,” the BCCI said in a statement on Friday.

“Mohammed Siraj and Shardul Thakur have been named as backups and will travel to Australia shortly.”

Shami had last contend in T20 Internationals throughout the last edition of the ICC T20 World Cup within the UAE. He was purported to play within the six T20Is reception against Australia and South Africa , Nonetheless tested positive for COVID-19 and had to stay in isolation.

On return he had to prove his fitness before NCA approved his trip to Australia. Shami has contend seventeen T20Is and has taken eighteen wickets.


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