"Mohammed Shami got (a) mild left knee problem and had ultrasound guided injection yesterday," a statement on the ICC's World Cup website said.

"For his long-term management perspective he won't be available for Saturday's match against UAE."

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Shami is suffering from left knee injury and was administered ultra sound injections. In order to ensure that the injury doesn't get aggravated, Shami has been rested against UAE, according to release sent by media manager RN Baba.

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The 24-year-old had taken a total of six wickets from India's opening wins over Pakistan and South Africa. He has been India's wicket-taking bowler in the tournament. Stuart Binny or Bhuvneshwar Kumar would replace Shami against UAE.

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