Irfan ruled out of WI tri-series, Shami picked

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Published: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 11:09 [IST]
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Irfan Pathan ruled out of WI tri-series

Mumbai, June 25: Irfan Pathan has been ruled out of the Celkon Mobile Cup tri-series in the Caribbean and will be replaced by right-arm medium paceman Shami Ahmed, BCCI selection committee said.

"Irfan Pathan has been ruled out of the tri-series in the West Indies, due to a hamstring injury. The All India Senior Selection Committee has picked Mohammed Shami as his replacement in the Indian team," BCCI said in a media statement on Monday (June 24).

Pathan did not play a single game in the Champions Trophy which India won on Sunday (June 23).

The 25-year-old Shami has played 5 One Day Internationals for India, taking 4 wickets.

The tri-series starts on June 28.

India squad: MS Dhoni (captain and wicketkeeper), R Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan, Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik, Virat Kohli, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Amit Mishra, Shami Ahmed, Suresh Raina, Ishant Sharma, Rohit Sharma, Murali Vijay, R Vinay Kumar, Umesh Yadav.


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