Troubled Team India cricketer Mohammed Shami was given a green light by the Kolkata police on Wednesday to rejoin the Delhi Daredevils squad for the ongoing 11th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Shami was facing charges of domestic violence and extra-marital affairs levelled by his estranged wife Hasin Jahan which jeopardized his place in the Delhi squad. As per reports, the Indian pacer was permitted to feature in the Indian Premier League after he was interrogated by the Kolkata police for three hours.
On Monday, Mohammed Shami was summoned by the Kolkata police while his Delhi DareDevils squad continued their routine practice session for the next game against Royal Challengers Bangalore. According to sources, the Delhi team along with Shami will leave for their upcoming encounter against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Bengaluru on Saturday. The Delhi Dardevils seamer was grilled by Kolkata police for about three hours after he showed up on Tuesday around 2 PM. Shami’s estranged wife Hasin Jahan had alleged that the Team India pacer was spending time with a Pakistani woman, who took money from him in Dubai.
allowing the Delhi Daredevils bowler to rejoin the ultra-rich Indian Premier League, Kolkata Police told reporters that they have no objection in Mohammed Shami playing in the ongoing IPL for Delhi Daredevils. Although, the police said that Mohammed Shami can be called for further interrogation in future. “We have got no objection in Shami joining his IPL side. We will call him if need be for further interrogation,” Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Praveen Tripathi was quoted as saying by reporters. “We can call him anytime but at this point of time, we don’t find it’s necessary. He has been cooperative in this case,” Tripathi added.