Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami Seeks Ortho is grappling with an ankle condition, prompting medical attention. The Indian team management is optimistic about his recovery before the first Test against South Africa on December 26 at Centurion. Shami’s Test squad inclusion is marked with a star, and the BCCI mentions his ongoing medical treatment, emphasizing his availability depends on fitness. Although details about the nature of the injury are vague, it’s revealed that Shami visited a sports orthopedic specialist in Mumbai for diagnosis. The BCCI source disclosed that it’s not an on-field injury but a developed ankle condition, with Shami heading to the NCA for rehab. Despite his absence in the recent ODI World Cup matches, selectors believe in his potential recovery for the Boxing Day Test.