Mohammed Shami - An unstoppable talent

The journey of cricketer Mohammed Shami began from a small village in Uttar Pradesh. Shami’s father being a fast bowler himself was an influence in developing his career. Mohammed Shami soon moved to the city to train harder and develop his skills in fast bowling. After moving to Kolkata he worked hard on his game and got noticed by the highly trained eye of Indian cricket legend Sourav Ganguly. This brought him the opportunity to represent Bengal in the Ranji trophy and Mohammed Shami’s bowling performances got him a shot with team India to play against the West Indies.

To delve into his journey ahead, we dive into the details to see what makes Mohammed Shami an integral part of the Indian bowling squad.

Mohammed Shami Personal Details:

Name Mohammed Sami
Date of Birth 03 September 1990
Birthplace Amroha
Height 5 ft 10 Inches
Playing Role Right Arm Fast Bowler
ICC Rankings-
Bowling
Test 11
ODI 22

Mohammed Shami - Key statistics and achievements:

Touted by cricket pundits as the future of Indian bowling, cricketer Mohammed Shami’s profile for fast bowling brings to the field a fine blend of pace, length and reverse swing.

Mohammed Shami Career Stats

Format Matches Innings Balls Bowled Runs Wkts BBM Econ Avg Strike Rate 5W 10W
Test 47 91 8602 4742 175 9/118 3.31 27.1 49.15 5 0
ODI 74 73 3755 3458 136 5/69 5.53 25.43 27.61 1 0
T20I 8 8 166 275 10 3/38 9.94 27.5 16.6 0 0
IPL 49 49 1032 1547 40 3/21 8.99 38.67 25.8 0 0

International Career:

A bowler with immense promise, Shami’s international career is filled with highlights to remember. Here are some of them:

League Career:

Formerly, a part of the Delhi Capitals squad, Mohammed Shami’s bowling prowess has made its mark in the league. From the 2019 season, the Kings XI Punjab will be Mohammed Shami’s IPL team. As he makes the switch, he takes on a big responsibility and will be a key member of the KXIP bowling squad.

Here are some interesting facts about his career in the Indian Premier League.

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