Charge sheet filed against Mohammed Shami under dowry and sexual harassment

Shami is in trouble once again.

Mohammed Shami
Mohammed Shami. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Just when everything was going fine for Mohammed Shami in his professional career, he has been hit with the worst news on the personal front. His personal life was disturbed drastically during the same time last year. Hasin Jahan, Shami’s wife, had made come up with some serious allegations on her husband cricketer which led to the BCCI even delaying the announcement of Shami’s contract.

However, soon everything was fine after a lot of controversies and the pacer revived his career after attaining fitness post the IPL season. He looks set to travel to England for the World Cup. But the case against him has been opened now and a charge sheet has been filed against him according to the news agency. Mohammed Shami has been charged under IPC 498A (dowry harassment) and 354A (sexual harrasment).

Troubles in 2018

Mohammed Shami went through a lot of tough times in 2018. He lost his place in the Indian team owing to the fitness issues along with the personal problems. He was also sidelined from the majority of the matches by the Delhi franchise from the Indian Premier League (IPL). The pace bowler even failed the yo-yo fitness test after which he was dropped from the team.

But as time passed, everything became fine for the cricketer. He shrugged off all the things and performed admirably in the Tests against England and then in Australia. Shami made a perfect comeback in the ODIs as well this year to put his hand up at the right time for India as the third seamer.

He looks set to make it to the World Cup squad now but with the charge sheet being filed, it remains to be seen, if it affects his IPL appearances. Moreover, his mindset before the World Cup will be crucial and the BCCI might take care of him as well.

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