Shahbaz, Iyer in T20I squad vs SA, Shami yet to recover from COVID

Updated: Sep 27 2022 10:13AM

New Delhi, Sep 26 (PTI) Yet to recover from COVID-19, Mohammed Shami has been ruled out of India's three-match T20I series against South Africa, while Bengal all-rounder Shahbaz Ahmed came in place of the rested Hardik Pandya.

The series is starting on Wednesday in Thiruvananthapuram.

With all-rounder Deepak Hooda also out of the series due to back spasms, the national selection committee is set to recall middle-order batter Shreyas Iyer for the series.