Cricket-India's Shami out of Bangladesh ODIs with shoulder injury


FILE PHOTO: Cricket - One Day International Series - England v India - Lord's Cricket Ground, London, Britain - July 14, 2022 India's Mohammed Shami Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge/File Photo

DHAKA (Reuters) - Seamer Mohammed Shami was ruled out of India's three-match one-day international series in Bangladesh with a shoulder injury on Saturday with Umran Malik replacing him in the squad.

"...Shami sustained a shoulder injury during a training session in the lead up to the ODI series against Bangladesh," the visiting team said in a statement a day before the series gets underway in Dhaka on Sunday.

Malik, 23, is an exciting pace prospect who has played three one-dayers and as many T20 Internationals since making his India debut this year.

Bangladesh have had their own injury concerns with regular ODI captain Tamim Iqbal missing the series with a groin injury.

Litton Das will captain the home side who will also miss the service of Taskin Ahmed in Sunday's match after the seamer sustained a back injury.

Rohit Sharma and his men are also scheduled to play two tests in Bangladesh.

(Reporting by Amlan Chakraborty in New Delhi; editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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