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Bumrah to Replace Injured Shami in T20I Squad

Shami was ruled out of the Australia tour with a hamstring strain even before the start of the three-match series.

Published: 18th January 2016 03:24 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th January 2016 03:24 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

CANBERRA: Gujarat medium-pacer Jasprit Bumrah was today named as replacement for injured Mohammad Shami in the Twenty20 series against Australia starting January 26.

The 22-year-old youngster has been in wicket-taking mould for Gujarat, bagging 14 scalps in nine Syed Mushtaq Ali games.

Meanwhile, Shami, who came back from a long injury layoff, was ruled out of the Australia tour with a hamstring strain even before the start of the three-match series.

"The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Jasprit Bumrah in the India T20I team as the replacement for Mohammed Shami, who has been ruled out due to injury. The Indian team is scheduled to play three Twenty20 matches starting January 26, 2016," BCCI wrote in a media release.

Bumrah will leave for Australia on January 22 along with other T20I team members – Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Ashish Nehra, Suresh Raina and Hardik Pandya, the release added.

Having already lost the ODI series to the hosts after three losses, India will look to bounce back in the T20s, which will act as a tune-up event for the World T20 starting March 8.



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