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Indian pacer Mohammed Shami tests negative for Covid-19 | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: India Pacer Mohammed Shami tested negative for . on Wednesday COVID-19more than 10 days after being infected by the virus.
The 32-year-old posted his negative report to his Instagram account hours after the BCCI named veteran pacer Umesh Yadav as his replacement for the three-match T20I series against South Africa, starting Wednesday in Thiruvananthapuram.
“Negative,” Shami wrote along with a photo of his Covid test report.


The senior Indian pacer had tested positive for the virus on September 17.
He was then banned from the recently concluded series of three games against Australia.
Earlier in the day, the pacer was banned from the T20s against South Africa, with the BCCI saying he is “not yet fully recovering from Covid-19”.
Shami, who has not played cricket after the England series in July, had been brought back into the T20 mix when he was picked for the games against Australia and South Africa.
He has been named as standby for the World Cup T20 next month in Australia.

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