Mohammed Shami has had his fair share of run-ins with the internet’s self-apppointed gate keepers of religion. He was once again trolled for the apparently un-Islamic attire of his wife and the birthday celebration itself.
We have made it our job to slut shame women athletes and pull up others in the name of religion. The latest victim has been cricketer Irfan Pathan, who uploaded a picture of himself with his wife on his social media account on Facebook.
Right-arm medium fast bowler Mohammed Shami spent the entire Champions Trophy on the bench, bowling in the nets with his knee-strap as a constant companion. And till Sunday, he continued to do the same in the Caribbean.
With all four seamers in the rhythm, Virat Kohli will have to make some tough calls in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
Mohammed Shami was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 3/47, while Virat Kohli scored a gritty 52 from 55 balls to guide India to a victory.
An inform Manish Pandey finds a place in Virat Kohli-led side while Suresh Raina fails to make a comeback.
Mohammed Shami will not be picked for the match as he is still being monitored by physio Patrick Farhart.
Mohammed Shami was reportedly bowling in the nets in Perth, before suffering the injury during one of the practice sessions.
During the World Cup, Mohammed Shami would have fluids sucked out of his knee and practice on the day before the match.
Mohammed Shami looks to hit the ground running Down Under after nine-month injury lay-off post the World Cup.
Shami underwent a surgery and is currently undergoing rehabilitation at the NCA in Bangalore.
With Bhuvneshwar containing from one end, Shami says he can attack batsmen better.
Shami feels it is easier to share the new ball in the Indian team with Bhuvneshwar than bowling for Delhi Daredevils.
In a format where there are no rights or wrongs, India’s renowned deficiency could well have given way to a winning formula.
Shami has been playing non-stop since making his Test debut in November and towards the end of the Asia Cup.