Mohammed Shami replaces Hardik Pandya in ICC World XI
May 28 (CRICKETNMORE) - Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami has replaced compatriot Hardik Pandya while wrist-spinner Adil Rashid has been added to the ICC World XI for the 31 May Twenty20 International against the Windies at Lord’s.
All the proceeds from this match will be used to redevelop the stadia in the Caribbean, which were damaged due to hurricanes last year.
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Rashid is the second England player in the star-studded line-up after Eoin Morgan was named as the captain. The 30-year-old Rashid has played 28 T20Is in which he has taken 23 wickets. He was also a member of the England side for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, which the home side reached the semi-final.
Shami has replaced all-rounder Pandya, who has pulled out due to a viral infection and will join Dinesh Karthik as the second India player in the side which also includes one player each from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka, and two players each from New Zealand and Pakistan.