Mohammed Shami Ahmed

Player Bio

Born 3 September 1990 India
Age 29 Years, 02 Months, 20 Days
Batting Side Right Handed
Bowling Side Right-arm fast medium
Bowling Rank 7
Teams India, ICC World XI, East Zone, India A, Rest of India, Kolkata Knight Riders, Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Capitals, Bengal

Batting & Fielding Performance

M
I
N/O
R
HS
100S
50S
4S
6S
AVG
S/R
CT
ST
Test
46
59
18
443
51
0
1
45
17
10.80
74.32
9
0
ODI
70
33
15
136
25
0
0
10
6
7.55
83.43
25
0
T20
7
0
0
0
-
0
0
0
0
-
-
0
0
IPL
72
22
10
66
21
0
0
6
2
5.50
98.50
18
0

Bowling Performance

I
O
M
R
W
Best
5W
AVG
E/R
S/R
Test
89
1415.1
46
4664
173
6/56
5
26.95
3.29
49.08
ODI
69
591.4
70
3238
131
5/69
1
24.71
5.47
27.09
T20
7
23.4
7
250
8
3/38
0
31.25
10.56
17.75
IPL
72
248.4
72
2028
79
4/24
0
25.67
8.15
18.88

The prettiest sight for a fast bowler, watching the stumps cartwheel or getting knocked out of the ground, became more of a next-door neighbour for Mohammed Shami at the start of his international career for India.

He made his first-class debut against Assam in November 2010 where he took three wickets. In 2011, he was picked by Kolkata for the fourth season of the Indian T20 League. Later on, Delhi acquired his services in 2014 and retained him in 2016. With the ability to swing the new as well as the old ball at a brisk pace, Shami gained a lot of respect from the Aussies during their ODI tour to India in 2013, admitting that Shami's deliveries hit their bats pretty hard. He was drafted into the Test squad thereafter, against West Indies and made his debut on his home ground at the Eden Gardens. He shell-shocked the West Indians with his reverse swing, finding the stumps on numerous occasions and attaining the best figures (9/118) by a pacer on Test debut for India. Soon, Shami was selected in the ODIs as well and he didn't disappoint. He had a successful tour of New Zealand where he picked up 11 wickets and followed it up with many decent performances. During the 2014 Asia Cup, Shami became the second fastest Indian to take 50 ODI wickets. Mohammed Shami was India’s most successful bowler in the 2015 World Cup and played a key role in taking his team to the semis. Soon after the tournament, his career hit a roadblock when he was diagnosed with a knee injury. He missed the limited-overs tour to Australia, Asia Cup and World T20 during that period. When Shami returned to full fitness, he was drafted into India's Test squad to play in West Indies. With 11 wickets, he was the second most successful bowler for India in the series and showed his class once again. Shami continued his progress and played a key role in India's overseas Test tours in 2017/18. In the shorter versions as well, Mohammad Shami had a strong tour of New Zealand in early 2019 where he was India's leading wicket-taker and also achieved 100 ODI wickets to become the fastest Indian to reach that landmark in terms of matches. It was a no-brainer that India picked Shami in their World Cup squad for 2019. After waiting for a few games, he got a chance to play in place of an injured Bhuvneshwar Kumar and took a hat-trick against Afghanistan, thereby becoming only the second Indian to achieve this feat.

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Cricket World Cup 2019 POINTS TABLE

Team
P
W
D
L
PTS
9
7
1
1
15
9
7
0
2
14
9
6
0
3
12
9
5
1
3
11
9
5
1
3
11
9
3
2
4
8
9
3
1
5
7
9
3
1
5
7
9
2
1
6
5
9
0
0
9
0

Mohammed Shami Ahmed News

Mohammed Shami forces two Bangladesh batsmen to retire hurt

Bangladesh became the first team to make two concussion substitutes in a Test match. Liton Das and Nayeem Hasan were retired hurt and were replaced by Mehidy Hasan and Taijul Islam.

Pacers claim all 10 Bangladesh wickets as India bowl only 1 over of spin

Indian pacers got the Bangladesh team dancing to their tune on Day 1, dismissing them by Tea for a total of 106 in 30.3 overs. All the ten wickets to fall were taken by pacers - only the 4th time this has happened at home.

Mohammed Shami can be dangerous with any ball on any pitch: Wriddhiman Saha

India will take on Bangladesh in their maiden Day/Night Test starting on Friday. Shami had a match-haul of seven wickets among the Indian pace attack's collective haul of 14 scalps in the home team's innings and 130-run victory over Bangladesh in the first Test in Indore.

‘The length has to keep changing’: Mohammed Shami’s mantra ahead of historic pink-ball Test

Shami wrecked the Bangladesh batting lineup taking seven wickets in the Indore Test. The 29-year-old has the best strike rate in the world in the last two years and rose to his career-best rankings ahead of the historic Test.

Mohammed Shami, Mayank Agarwal rise to career-best Test rankings

Mohammed Shami's bowling figures of 3 for 27 and 4 for 31 lifted him eight places to seventh position, while Mayank Agarwal's double ton helped him climb to the 11th spot.