Shami is suffering from a left-knee injury and was administered ultrasound injections. He has been rested In order to prevent aggravation of the injury, according to release sent by media manager RN Baba.
Shami has taken six wickets from two matches and has been India's main wicket-taking bowler in the tournament. Stuart Binny or Bhuvneshwar Kumar would replace Shami against UAE.
Shami's omission may pave way for either Stuart Binny or Bhuvneshwar Kumar to return to India's XI; however, there's still a question mark over the fitness of Kumar who is recovering from a an ankle injury.