Team India’s fast bowler Mohammed Shami has made a strong comeback on the cricket field. In the practice match against Australia on Monday (October 17), Shami took three wickets for just four runs while bowling tremendously in the last over. Due to his brilliant bowling, the Indian team has been able to win the match by six runs. Now the Indian team will take on New Zealand in their second warm-up match on 19 October.
Mohammed Shami is being praised after his brilliant performance in the practice match against Australia. Now Mohammed Shami also made an emotional message in the name of his fans. Shami wrote on Instagram, ‘Thank you all for the love and support. The hard work is paying off. It feels great to be back on the field and playing for Team India. Ups and downs keep coming.
Mohammed Shami was included in the T20 World Cup squad due to the injury of Jasprit Bumrah. Bumrah was ruled out of the World Cup due to back pain. Shami played his last T20 International match in last year’s World Cup. Now Shami is almost certain to get a place in the Indian Playing-11 for the match against Pakistan.
Rohit gave this statement about Shami
Captain Rohit Sharma was also very satisfied with the performance of fast bowler Shami. Rohit said after the match, ‘He (Shami) is coming back after a long time, so we wanted to give him an over. We wanted to give a challenge to Shami and let him bowl the last over. And you saw what they did.’
This is how India-AUS match was
Batting first after losing the toss in the match, the Indian team scored 186 runs for 7 wickets. Opener KL Rahul played the highest innings of 57 runs in 33 balls. At the same time, Suryakumar Kumar played an innings of 50 runs off 33 balls. Apart from this, while Dinesh Karthik scored 20 runs in 14 balls. Kane Richardson took 4 wickets for 30 runs for Australia.
Chasing 187 runs, the Australian team was bundled out for 180 runs. Captain Aaron Finch scored 76 and Mitchell Marsh scored 35 runs for the Kangaroo team. While for the Indian team, Mohammed Shami took 3 wickets for 4 runs in an over. On the other hand, Bhuvneshwar Kumar took two, while Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel and Yuzvendra Chahal took 1-1 wickets.