Mohammed Shami’s contract put on hold after wife Hasin Jahan alleges domestic violence, adultery

Mohammed Shami was on Wednesday omitted from the list of BCCI contracted players and his omission came after allegations were made against the fast bowler by wife Hasin Jahan.

Written by Shamik Chakrabarty | Updated: March 9, 2018 8:09 am
mohammed shami wife hasin jahan Mohammed Shami with his wife Hasin Jahan.

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) running the BCCI Wednesday held back Mohammed Shami’s contract after his wife, Hasin Jahan accused him of domestic violence and adultery, which Shami has denied. The fast bowler is a regular in the Indian test and limited-overs teams.

Sources said the Supreme Court-appointed CoA which announced new contracts and compensation packages on behalf of the BCCI for 26 Indian team players Wednesday, will verify facts before taking a call on Shami’s new contract.

“Mohammed Shami’s contract has been held back because of reports coming in today. The CoA does not know the truth of the entire thing and wants to verify this. Somebody can say this is a personal issue and the BCCI contract is entirely professional, but there are certain elements of ethics involved. He is not playing for any club, he is playing for India,” said the source.

Shami’s IPL franchise, Delhi Daredevils, is expected to follow cricket board directives on the issue. “Our thinking is very simple. For us the supreme body is the BCCI. So we will go as per the BCCI’s direction and whatever decisions the BCCI takes, we will sit with them and will agree to those. So I think the direction and guidance will have to come from the BCCI,” Delhi Daredevils CEO Hemant Dua told The Indian Express.

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Hasin Jahan posted screenshots of alleged conversations between Shami and other women on her Facebook page. She also shared photos of the fast bowler as “evidence” to support her allegations. She also alleged that Shami’s family members tried to kill her and had tortured her for more than two years.

Shami, who is in Dharamsala playing the Deodhar Trophy, denied the allegations. “Whatever is being said about my personal life is completely false. It’s definitely a part of a big conspiracy against me. This is just an attempt to defame me,” he said on Twitter.
Jahan is expected to take legal action against Shami and his family members. Her advocate Zakir Hussain confirmed the authenticity of the Facebook profile but declined further comment. The Kolkata Police said they were yet to receive a complaint from her.

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  1. Video Theaters
    Mar 10, 2018 at 5:02 pm
    Very Nice Article, For more visit Mohammed Shami Allegation
    1. V
      victor nathan
      Mar 8, 2018 at 4:31 pm
      very unfortunate
      1. Rajiv Puri
        Mar 8, 2018 at 2:17 pm
        This is a criminal complaint by his wife, not a civil complaint as physical abuse to her has taken place and life has been threatened.The BCCI is absolutely correct, as he will go to jail for this.
        1. M
          Mar 8, 2018 at 1:01 pm
          Are the contracts given for performance on the field or conduct in the personal life.. does it really matter if and where he is talking, befriending or sleeping around.. tomorrow, they will cancel the contract because u r anti national as u support an opposition party.. Is this cricket ??
          1. S
            Mar 8, 2018 at 1:10 pm
            There is a risk of going to jail due to tough domestic violence laws.
            1. M
              Mar 8, 2018 at 2:53 pm
              There is always a bail and parole provision.. why take anyone's words on face value.. there can always be a clause for non payment in case he is in prison.. If Sanjay Dutt can have furloughs, Shami can easily play for India..
          2. Daisy Boy
            Mar 8, 2018 at 12:16 pm
            So the estranged wife has succeeded in tarnishing her husband's image - lets see whether she now succeeds in harming his . what timing, and what a response from the CoA - shame on them. without any proof, without any hearing these unjust SOBs of the CoA have decided for themselves that Sami is guilty? B-astards of the first order.
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