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Mohammed Shami ruled out of Australia tour, Bhuvneshwar Kumar named replacement

Mohammed Shami, who returned to the squad after a long injury lay-off, has injured his left hamstring and will not take any part in the Australia tour.

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Mohammed Shami did take part in the team’s first training session. (Source: PTI)

Mohammed Shami has been ruled out of the Australia ODIs and T20Is after the seamer injured his left hamstring. The injury would keep the seamer out of action for four-six weeks.

According to a BCCI release,”The BCCI medical team confirms that Mohammed Shami has been ruled out of India’s tour of Australia due to injury. He sustained a Grade II injury to his left hamstring, which will restrict him from playing active cricket for about 4 to 6 weeks.”

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The selection panel has named Bhuvneshwar Kumar as a replacement for the injured Bengal speedster.

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