September 18, 2022
mohd. Shami tests positive for COVID-19
Fast bowler Mohd. Shami will not be able to compete in the upcoming three-day Mastercard T20I series against Australia after testing positive for COVID-19.
The All-India Senior Selection Committee has appointed 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 (wicketkeeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav.
Navdeep Saini Banned From India ‘A’ Series
Navdeep Saini sustained a right groin injury on Day 1 of the Duleep Trophy semifinal match between North Zone and South Zone. He has been banned from the ongoing tournament and also from the upcoming three-game one-day series between India A and New Zealand A. Saini now heads to the NCA for further treatment 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 (wicketkeeper), Kuldeep Yadav, Shabhaz Ahmed, Rahul Chahar, Tilak Varma, Kuldeep Sen, Shardul Thakur, Ushmran Malik, , Raj Angad Bawa.