Skipper Virat Kohli celebrated India’s brilliant form against Sri Lanka by sharing the dance floor with none other than Mohammad Shami’s daughter Aairah on Lou Bega’s hit song ‘I got a girl’.
India, after 3-0 series win over Sri Lanka, have opened up a 15-point lead at top of the ICC Test rankings and Shami credited good understanding between players and the support staff for the same.
India will play five ODIs and single T20 against Sri Lanka with the series beginning on August 20. Mohammed Shami has been rested for the games – as are Umesh Yadav, R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja .
Virat Kohli said in a post match press-conference, “I certainly rate Shami among the world’s top three fast bowlers for sure. Because of his wicket-taking ability and the kind of impact he has on games.
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.