Indian right-arm fast bowler, Mohammad Shami has been ruled out of the remaining tests against Australia due to the injury he got in his right arm.
Shami was struck by Pat Cummins right under the elbow and he was in a lot of pain as Virat Kohli mentioned.
Indian Skipper Virat Kohli confirmed that Mohammad Shami was in a lot of pain and that he even couldn’t lift his arm.
The incident happened during India’s second innings of first test match against Australia in which they scored their lowest every test score ever 36 all-out.
It was when India were batting at 36, Shami was hit by Pat Cummins in the right-arm. He tried to bat but was unable to lift his arm and hence was declared retd hurt.
And this was when India scored their lowest every test score till now, 36 all-out.
The first test match between India and Australia was won by Australia by 8 Wickets.
Team India scored 244 runs in the first wickets for the loss of 10 Wickets (all-out) and Australia, in reply, scored only 191 runs all-out.
In second innings, team India registered their lowest ever test innings score of 36 runs after Shami was injured by Pay Cummins.
In reply Australian batsmen easily managed to score the required 93 runs for the loss of just 2 Wickets and hence won the first test match by eight Wickets.
Mohammad Shami will now not be available for team India for the rest of test matches and that now India team will have to find a replacement for him.
Team India have some options in Navdeep Saini, T Natarajan, Shardal Thakur or Mohammad Siraj.
The team management will pick any one fast bowler in place of injured Mohammad Shami.
Mohammad Shami along with captain Kohli will not be available as Virat Kohli will fly to home for the birth of his first child.
Kohli might be available for the last two test matches or only last test match.
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