Mohammed Shami. (Photograph by Ryan Pierse/Getty Photos)

Indian pacer Mohammed Shami picked three wickets within the second innings of the second Take a look at in Jamaica towards West Indies, as India registered a 257-run win to wrap up the two-match sequence 2-Zero and gained 120 factors within the inaugural ICC Take a look at championship. Nevertheless, along with his excellent news, Shami additionally acquired one thing unhealthy from Kolkata court docket.

There was an arrest warrant issued by Alipore Court docket in Kolkata on September 3, after his estranged spouse Hasin Jahan accused him and 4 members of his household of home violence and sexual assault and filed a case a 12 months in the past. The warrant additionally named his brother Hasid Ahmed as effectively and the duo has been given 15 days to give up earlier than the Alipore court docket and is anticipated to be arrested instantly.

BCCI to speak to Shami’s lawyer earlier than deciding on any motion on the bowler

“Sure, we do perceive that an arrest warrant has been issued. However don’t actually see us getting concerned on this at this cut-off date. As soon as we see the cost sheet, we will determine how issues stand and if the BCCI structure requires any motion. However at this cut-off date, I’d say it’s too early to take a name on the matter,” A BCCI functionary was quoted saying by The Hindu after the warrant was issued.

Now it has come to mild that the Indian board goes to seek the advice of with Shami’s attorneys in the midst of subsequent few days and talked about that they’re depending on what his attorneys transient them in regards to the case.

“We’re conscious of the state of affairs and the very first thing we’re doing on Tuesday is to talk to Shami’s lawyer. We wish to get a full replace on the case. An official in BCCI has spoken to Shami earlier than the beginning of the fourth day. We must be ready for any eventuality. At this level, we’re depending on no matter Shami’s lawyer briefs us. In a couple of days’ time, the selectors must be apprised whether or not 28-year-old Shami is on the market for the South Africa Take a look at sequence,” a BCCI official was quoted as saying by the Hindu.

Shami has been in a authorized battle along with his spouse for fairly a while and his BCCI contract was placed on maintain for a quick time period after being accused of home violence, infidelity, and match-fixing. Nevertheless, the contract was restored after the cricketer was cleared of all prices in an inquiry performed by the board. Shami is anticipated to be a part of the 3-Take a look at sequence towards South Africa, which begins from October 2 in Visakhapatnam.

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