Mohammed Shami Was Confident Of His Innocence
By CricShots - Mar 24, 2018 5:50 am
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Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami is more relieved than hurt as he was always confident about proving his innocence after the corruption allegations raised against him by his wife Hasin Jahan.

Mohammed Shami

The stressed Shami was found clear of all charges related to match-fixing after BCCI’s Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) under the leadership of Neeraj Kumar gave him a clean chit. The investigations lasted for more than a week for the accusations of having accepted money from a certain Pakistani girl named Alishba and UK based Mohammed bhai.

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Talking to the media persons, Shami said, “I was under tremendous pressure but now I feel relieved after BCCI cleared me of wrong-doing. I was hurt that my loyalty and commitment towards my nation was questioned. But I had full faith in BCCI’s investigation process. I am looking forward towards getting back on the field.”

Mohammed Shami and his wife Hasin Jahan

One of India’s cunning fast bowlers of recent times, Shami said that the past two weeks were extremely tough for him. Now, he has also got Grade B contract from BCCI. Talking about the same, he said, “I had to go through a lot in the past 10-15 days. The charge of match-fixing specifically brought me under tremendous pressure. I will channelize my anger in a positive way on the cricket field. This decision has given me courage and motivation to perform on the field. I will make my bowling do all the talking now in the coming days. This is a big win for me and I am hopeful that in the coming days I will also be cleared of the remaining charges.”

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However, the Indian pacer has acknowledged the fact that the manner of insinuation had scared him till the BCCI investigations got over. He said, “I knew from within that I had done nothing wrong but was still scared that I might get framed. I can’t thank BCCI enough.”