Prithvi Shaw will be able to play matches from November 17. He was banned from cricket for eight months in July after the BCCI found him positive in dope testing during the Mushtaq Ali Trophy in March.
This ban ends on Friday. The team will play with Assam in their last league match on 17 November. Mumbai have won all their five matches and are set to qualify in the Super League stage. The 20-year-old Shaw will be eligible to play only from the November 17 when Mumbai takes on Assam in their last league game at the Wankhede stadium. Mumbai are so far unbeaten in the tournament, having won all their five games. On November 9, when Shaw had turned 20, he had assured that his 2.0 version would be displayed. “I turn 20 today. I assure it will be Prithvi Shaw 2.0 going forward. Thank u for all the good wishes & support. Will be back in action soon. #motivation #hardwork #believe,” he had tweeted on his birthday. Shaw, who made a memorable Test debut for India against the West Indies, last played in the Indian Premier League. Meanwhile, in-form Suryakumar Yadav will continue to lead Mumbai.
Squad: Suryakumar Yadav (Captain), Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw (Eligible from 17th November 2019), Aditya Tare, Jay Bista, Siddhesh Lad, Shivam Dube, Shubham Ranjane, Sujit Nayak, Shams Mulani, Dhrumil Matkar, Shardul Thakur, Dhawal Kulkarni, Tushar Deshpande and Eknath Kerkar.