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Mohammed Shami will definitely play T20 World Cup 2022: Former selector Kiran More


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The former chief selector of the Indian cricket team, Kiran More, has backed the veteran bowler Mohammed Shami. Kiran emphasized by saying he (Md. Shami) must go to the world cup. Read at what he said,

“Shami must go for the World Cup, I still say that. Rahul Dravid has this process, he likes to have back-ups. If a bowler gets injured, someone like Avesh Khan can be useful in the World Cup. I don’t know what is the extent of Bumrah’s injury, but come the World Cup, and Bumrah (if fit) and Shami will definitely go to World Cup,”

The Board of Cricket control in India (BCCI) recently announced their 15 member squad for the Asia Cup 2022, in which Shami’s name was mentioned vut speculations were that whether Shami will be able to join the squad for the world cup or not, but what Kiran More on to it will surprise you. He said,

“Team won’t go into the World Cup until Mohammed Shami comes into the side”

Exact words from the Kiran, stating Shami and similar players as backup in the world cup. Look at the current Team India squad below,

Asia Cup 2022 – India Squad

Rohit Sharma (c), Deepak Hooda, Virat Kohli, Ishan Kishan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (WK), Hardik Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Dinesh Karthik, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Jasprit Bumrah

Asia Cup 2022 – Schedule

  • Venue – United Arab Emirates
  • Date of Commencement – August 27th., 2022
  • Date of Conclusion – September 11th, 2022
  • Asia Cup 2022 Format – T20
  • Asia Cup 2022 Live Telecast – Star Sports Network
  • Asia Cup 2022 Live Streaming – Disney + Hotstar

The Asia Cup will be a sort of a warm-up match for all the six teams participating before the upcoming mega T20I World Cup tournament which will be starting on October 16th and an exciting one. Recently, the BCCI also announced the Indian squad that will be participating in the Asia Cup 2022.


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