Kolkata: Mohammed Shami’s personal life and cricket career have turned upside down. It’s been a week since his wife Hasin Jahan laid allegation on him of having extra-marital affair, match-fixing and domestic violence.
The feud between the two is only getting deeper and murkier with each passing day. Hasin's match fixing charges have put the Indian pacer's career in serious doubt with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) putting his new contract on hold until the matter is resolved.
Hasin Jahan has alleged that the Indian pace-bowler has taken money from a Pakistani woman named Alishba at the insistence of an England-based businessman called Mohammad bhai.
On Wednesday Vinod Rai, the CoA head wrote an email to ACSU head Neeraj Kumar, asking him to submit a report within a week after seeking a thorough investigation into the matter as reported by The Times of India.
On Thursday, Shami met with BCCI's ACSU chief Neeraj Kumar in Delhi to speak his side of story. In an exclusive interview to India Today, he said, "I have evidence to prove my innocence.”
Shami said he would co-operate with all investigating agencies and hoped for a thorough probe into the matter.
After all the allegation, the Bengal pacer's Indian Premier league (IPL) career is also at stake. The 28-year-old pacer was brought by back Delhi Daredevils using the Right to Match (RTM) card for Rs 3 crore in the players auction in January. The franchisee is now waitig for BCCI to give clarence if they should allow the Bengal speedster to join their camp....