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India tour of Zimbabwe: Shahbaz Ahmed replaces injured Washington Sundar for 3 ODIs

India and Zimbabwe will play three ODIs on August 18, 20 and 22 at the Harare Sports Club.Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder Shahbaz has been added to the India ODI squad after Washington, who suffered an injury to his shoulder while playing a county game in England, was ruled out of the Zimbabwe tour.

On August 11, Washington landed heavily on his left shoulder while fielding for Lancashire against Worcestershire in a Royal London One-Day Cup match in Manchester. The India all-rounder left the field after receiving treatment to his shoulder.Washington has not played for India since the ODI series against West Indies in February 2022. He was sidelined after he picked up a hand injury during his stint with SunRisers Hyderabad in IPL 2022.

Shahbaz scored 219 runs in 16 matches for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He also took four wickets during the 2022 Indian Premier League. In June, Shahbaz amassed 262 runs, including a century, for Bengal in the Ranji Trophy.KL Rahul (c), Shikhar Dhawan (vc), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Ishan Kishan (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Prasidh Krishna, Mohd Siraj, Deepak Chahar, Shahbaz Ahmed.


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