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IPL panel approves replacement for injured Delhi pacer Shami


Mohammed Shami

New Delhi: The Indian Premier League (IPL) technical committee has approved a replacement for injured Delhi Daredevils pacer Mohammed Shami, an official release said on Thursday.

“The IPL Technical Committee has approved a replacement for Mohammed Shami in the Delhi Daredevils team. Shami has been ruled out of the ongoing Pepsi IPL season due to a knee injury,” said a release from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

“The Delhi Daredevils therefore have the option of picking a replacement player,” the release added.

The IPL technical committee consists of BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur, administrators Sourav Dasgupta, Subir Ganguly and former cricketers Sourav Ganguly and Ravi Shastri.