IPL 2018: Mohammed Shami joins Delhi Daredevils practice
Delhi Daredevils’ Mohammed Shami has had a rough time off the field ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018, with his wife Hasin Jahan filing a police complaint against him for domestic violenceUpdated: Apr 02, 2018, 21:07 IST
Shami has had a rough time off the field with his wife Hasin Jahan filing a police complaint against him for domestic violence.
He also sustained a head injury after his vehicle collided with a truck when he was on way to Delhi from Dehradun following a short training stint at Abhimanyu Cricket Academy (ACA), which is run by Bengal batsman and India A player Abhimanyu Easwaran’s father.
At the Kotla, Shami was seen doing the fitness drills besides some catching practice ahead of the warm-up game. In an indication that the injury has not fully healed, the 28-year-old’s forehead was covered with a band-aid.
With his off-field troubles mounting, it seemed at one stage that Shami will not play in the IPL.
However, his participation was cleared the moment the BCCI offered him a fresh central contract, which it had withheld following his wife’s police complaint.
The BCCI had decided to withhold Shami’s contract after his wife Jahan made a series of allegations, including adultery and domestic violence, and lodged a police complaint against him. Shami has denied all the allegations.