Mohammed Shami

Country: India
Born: September 03, 1990, Amroha, Uttar Pradesh
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast
Playing role: Bowler

Mohammed Shami Bio

Mohammed Shami Ahmed, widely known as Mohammed Shami, is an accomplished cricketer hailing from Uttar Pradesh, India. Born on September 3, 1990, Shami has made a name for himself as one of India’s leading fast bowlers. Known for his impressive pace, accuracy, and ability to move the ball, Shami has been a valuable asset to the Indian cricket team.

Shami’s journey in cricket began at a young age, and he quickly rose through the ranks due to his exceptional talent. He first burst onto the scene during the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy, where he showcased his skills by taking an impressive 28 wickets in just five matches, with a remarkable average of 21.35. This outstanding performance caught the attention of selectors, leading to his inclusion in the Indian ODI team to face Pakistan in January 2013.

Making his ODI debut against Pakistan in Delhi, Shami displayed nerves of steel and returned economical figures of 9-4-23-1, playing a crucial role in India’s victory. His exceptional performance on his debut earned him the distinction of becoming only the eighth bowler, and the first Indian, to bowl four or more maiden overs. This remarkable achievement immediately established him as a force to be reckoned with in international cricket.

Shami’s Test debut against the West Indies in November 2013 was equally impressive. Known for his ability to reverse-swing the ball, Shami proved to be a nightmare for batsmen, picking up 11 wickets at an average of 16.54 in the two-match series. His reverse swing at a good pace left a lasting impact and solidified his place in the Indian Test team.

In the summer of 2014, during a Test match against England in Nottingham, Shami, along with Bhuvneshwar Kumar, recorded the second-highest 10th wicket partnership for India, contributing 111 runs. This partnership showcased Shami’s batting abilities as well, further highlighting his value as an all-round cricketer.

Despite his early success, Shami’s career has been marred by several injuries. A knee injury plagued him during the 2015 World Cup, where he played through pain to pick up an impressive tally of 17 wickets in the tournament. He also battled a hamstring injury in 2016, which kept him out of important limited-overs tours and tournaments.

Shami’s contributions have not been limited to international cricket; he has also dazzled in various domestic competitions. He made a significant impact in the Indian Premier League (IPL), playing for teams like the Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils. Despite missing the entire 2015 season due to injury, Shami was retained by the Delhi Daredevils in 2016, a testament to his skill and potential.

While injuries have occasionally hindered his progress, Mohammed Shami remains a vital cog in the Indian cricket team’s fast bowling department. His impressive performances, particularly in the 2015 World Cup and several Test matches, have solidified his reputation as one of India’s premier fast bowlers. With his pace, accuracy, and ability to swing the ball, Shami continues to be a force to be reckoned with in the world of cricket.

Mohammed Shami Career Stats

Mohammed Shami Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 64 89 27 750 56* 12.09 1005 74.62 0 2 83 25 16 0
T20Is 23 3 2 0 0* 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
ODIs 101 48 20 220 25 7.85 265 83.01 0 0 17 9 31 0
FC 88 122 36 1049 56* 12.19 1526 68.74 0 2 112 34 22 0
List A 132 71 24 400 26 8.51 439 91.11 0 0 33 18 44 0
T20s 156 34 17 86 21 5.05 95 90.52 0 0 7 2 30 0

Mohammed Shami Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 64 122 11515 6346 229 6/56 9/118 27.71 3.3 50.2 12 6 0
T20Is 23 23 477 711 24 3/15 3/15 29.62 8.94 19.8 0 0 0
ODIs 101 100 4985 4618 195 7/57 7/57 23.68 5.55 25.5 10 5 0
FC 88 166 16500 8995 332 7/79 11/151 27.09 3.27 49.6 17 12 2
List A 132 131 6505 5930 252 7/57 7/57 23.53 5.46 25.8 14 5 0
T20s 156 156 3363 4604 190 4/11 4/11 24.23 8.21 17.7 3 0 0

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