Mohammed Shami did not play in any IPL 2015 match © Getty Images
Mohammed Shami did not play in any IPL 2015 match © Getty Images

New Delhi: The Indian Premier League (IPL) technical committee has approved a replacement for injured Delhi Daredevils pacer Mohammed Shami, an official release said on Thursday.

“The IPL Technical Committee has approved a replacement for Mohammed Shami in the Delhi Daredevils team. Shami has been ruled out of the ongoing Pepsi IPL season due to a knee injury,” said a release from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

“The Delhi Daredevils therefore have the option of picking a replacement player,” the release added. The IPL technical committee consists of BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur, administrators Sourav Dasgupta, Subir Ganguly and former cricketers Sourav Ganguly and Ravi Shastri.

IPL Technical Committee approves Delhi Daredevils’ need to replace Mohammed Shami