Shah was included in the playing eleven against Australia after his fiery spell at Perth against Australia A in the previous week. The pacer lost his mother while he was on the Australian tour. After consulting his family, he chose not to return home.
India will take on Bangladesh in their maiden Day/Night Test starting on Friday. Shami had a match-haul of seven wickets among the Indian pace attack's collective haul of 14 scalps in the home team's innings and 130-run victory over Bangladesh in the first Test in Indore.
Bangladesh's reserve opener Saif Hassan has been ruled out of the Day/Night Test against India owing to a finger injury he sustained while on the pitch as a substitute fielder in the 1st Test in Indore.
The pink balls that will be used in Kolkata have been manufactured by SG, an Indian company. And as of now, the team will keep an “open mind” and “wait and watch” how the ball behaves in Indian conditions. However, “some issues” have already popped up in the few days of practice.