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Mohd. Shami tests positive for COVID-19, Umesh included for T20I series against Australia

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Navdeep Saini ruled out of India ‘A’ series

Khel Today Bureau

New Delhi: Fast bowler Mohd. Shami will not be able to take part in the upcoming three match Mastercard T20I series against Australia after testing positive for COVID-19.

The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Umesh Yadav as his replacement.

India squad for Australia series: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav.

Navdeep Saini ruled out of India ‘A’ series

Navdeep Saini sustained a right groin injury on Day 1 of the Duleep Trophy semi-final match between North Zone and South Zone. He is ruled out of the ongoing tournament and also from the upcoming three-match one-day series between India A and New Zealand A. Saini will now head to the NCA for further management of his injury.

The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Rishi Dhawan as Saini’s replacement in India A squad.

India A squad: Prithvi Shaw, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rahul Tripathi, Rajat Patidar, Sanju Samson (Captain), KS Bharat (wicket-keeper), Kuldeep Yadav, Shabhaz Ahmed, Rahul Chahar, Tilak Varma, Kuldeep Sen, Shardul Thakur, Umran Malik, Rishi Dhawan, Raj Angad Bawa.

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