Umran Malik to replace Mohd Shami in India’s ODI squad

Umran Malik has been named as the replacement of injured Mohammed Shami in India’s ODI squad for the Bangladesh, announced BCCI on Saturday. Shami was ruled out of the three-match ODI series after sustaining a shoulder injury suffered during a training session in the lead-up to the series. He didn’t travel to Bangladesh with the rest of the Indian players on December 1. The veteran seamer is current at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru.

“Fast bowler Mohd. Shami sustained a shoulder injury during a training session in the lead up to the ODI series against Bangladesh. He is currently under the supervision of the BCCI Medical Team at the NCA, Bengaluru and will not be able to take part in the three-match series.

“The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Umran Malik as Shami’s replacement,” BCCI said in a statement.