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BREAKING: Shahbaz Ahmed replaces injured Washington Sundar for Zimbabwe series- Newslength

Bengal and Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder Shahbaz Ahmed has been named because the substitute for injured Washington Sundar for the three-match ODI collection towards Zimbabwe. Washington Sundar injured his shoulder whereas taking part in a County sport in England. He has been dominated out of the Zimbabwe tour.

India will play the primary ODI towards Zimbabwe on the Harare Sports Membership on August 18.

India’s squad for 3 ODIs: KL Rahul (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan (vice-captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper), Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Prasidh Krishna, Mohd Siraj, Deepak Chahar, Shahbaz Ahmed.

Shahbaz performed in 16 video games for RCB in IPL 2022 and scored 219 runs with a top-score of 45 and a strike-rate of 118.72. He additionally picked up 4 wickets with the ball final season. In 26 Record A matches for Bengal, Shahbaz averages 47.28 and has a strike-rate of 92.45 with two lots of and two fifties. 

Off-spinner Washington Sundar’s return to worldwide cricket shall be additional delayed as a left shoulder harm sustained throughout a 50-over sport for his county aspect Lancashire has now dominated him out of three-match ODI collection towards Zimbabwe beginning August 18.

“Yes, Washington Sundar is ruled out of the Zimbabwe series. He has suffered an injury on his left shoulder while fielding during Royal London Cup game between Lancashire and Worcestershire at Old Trafford. He will have to undergo rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy,” a senior BCCI supply instructed PTI on circumstances of anonymity.

It has been a tough final 12 months for the proficient spin bowling all rounder from Tamil Nadu, who has missed one collection after one other as a result of numerous sorts of accidents in addition to Covid 19 associated difficulty.

Washington’s saga of by no means ending accidents began again in July, 2021 when he had a fractured finger whereas batting for Mixed Counties towards Indian group in a warm-up sport. He performed for county aspect in order that India may take a look at all its gamers earlier than begin of the collection.

That harm led to him lacking all the home season after which earlier than white ball collection in South Africa in January 2022, he was down with COVID-19.

(with PTI inputs)



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