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Indian Pacer Shami tests positive ahead of Australia T20 series, Umesh Yadav named replacement

India will take on Australia at the PCA Stadium in Mohali in the first of three T20Is on Tuesday.

(L-R) Mohammad Shami and Umesh Yadav. Credits - Twitter

Ace Indian fast bowler Mohammad Shami was ruled out of the upcoming three-match T20I series against Australia after contracting COVID-19, the Board of Cricket Control (BCCI) announced on Sunday.

“The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Umesh Yadav as his replacement,” an  official statement from the BCCI said.

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