New Delhi: News agency ANI had previously reported that Shami was injured in a road accident while travelling from Dehradun to Delhi. Dilwar Singh, Station Officer of Dehradun’s Clement Town police station said the cricketer was not in the car at the time of the accident and is not injured.
“According to the information we have received, Mohammed Shami has not been injured. Shami was leaving Dehradun in the morning and was part of a convoy where one of the cars met with an accident. However, our information says that Shami was not in that car,” Dehradun Police told The Indian Express.
ANI had reported that the 28-year-old cricketer suffered head injuries and received stitches. The seamer was also reported to be resting in Dehradun after the incident. The nature of Shami’s injuries after the reported accident is unclear and it remains to be seen whether it will have any impact on his appearance in the IPL.