Mohammed Shami is an Indian national cricket player who represents Team India in the Test format. He hails from a remote village in Uttar Pradesh and moved to Kolkata after his talent was observed by various pundits of the game. Shami has represented Kolkata in the Ranji Trophy level and his outstanding performances with the ball earned him his maiden call from the BCCI to sport the Indian jersey. Shami hails from Jonagar Bengal and was born on 9 March 1990. He has been a Team India representative since 2013 in the ODI format and has excelled with the red ball in the longest format of the game.read more
Mohammed Shami made his comeback in ODI cricket after a long layoff that spanned three years, but with his very first over he showed everybody including the opposition that why he is hailed as one of the greatest fast bowlers India has ever produced.
On fast and bouncy pitches in Australia, Mohammed Shami, with his pace, ability to swing the ball both ways, and extract extra bounce will make him India's deadliest pacer.
Shami who was picked by GT for RS 6.25 crore at the Mega Auction, has executed his best performance throughout the the IPL. He scalped 20 wickets at an economy of 8.00 runs per over.
IPL 2022, mega auction took place in Bengaluru on February 12 and 13.
Rahul moves to the 31st spot in the latest ICC rankings after his match-winning effort in India's win in the 1st Test against South Africa.
Shami's sixth five-for in Tests also brought up a personal milestone of 200 wickets on a day when the four-pronged attack bowled the Proteas out for 197.
Rabada's wicket was also Shami's fifth of the innings. He is the 11th Indian bowler to pick up 200 or more wickets and only the fifth fast bowler to reach the milestone. Shami is only behind Kapil Dev (434), Ishant Sharma (311), Zaheer Khan (311), and Javagal Srinath (236), at the moment.
Indian captain Virat Kohli on Saturday hit out at the "bunch of spineless people", reacting strongly to the torrent of social media abuse that was aimed at his pacer Mohammed Shami over his religion, following the team's loss to arch-rivals Pakistan in the T20 World Cup.
After making a remarkable journey from club cricket to international cricket in little over 24 months, the first bowler to take a hat-trick on his T20 International debut is looking to learn from the best in his maiden IPL outing.
Shami and fellow senior pacer Ishant Sharma were rested from the Oval Test that India won by 157 runs to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series as the duo was nursing niggles.
Shami celebrated his 31st birthday on Friday and a section of the crowd comprising Indian fans celebrated it with a cake.
India were bundled out for a meagre 78 in the first innings on the first day of the third Test against England, and the hosts took a mammoth 345-run lead at the end of second day.
Shami (52 batting, 67 balls) might have just given India an outside chance of even winning this Test match with an overall lead of 259 runs and a maximum 64 overs left in the game
Jasprit Bumrah picked up four wickets for 46 runs, Mohammed Shami had 3/28, while Shardul Thakur bagged 2/41 as England collapsed for just 183.
The India pacer just showed why he has been among the most inform bowlers in world cricket today when his magical spell on Day 5 left many, mostly Kiwi batsmen, spellbound.
India would set New Zealand a target only after getting enough 'back-up runs' on the final day of the World Test Championship Final, senior pacer Mohammed Shami.
In an exclusive interview with India TV, Shami himself had said that Kohli's aggression helps immensely in the positive environment of the dressing room. The pacer had also shared one of the recurring jokes between him and Kohli.
India will take on New Zealand in the final of the WTC between June 18-22 in Southampton.
The right-arm pacer is serving a 14-day quarantine here ahead of the World Test Championship final against New Zealand.
In an exclusive conversation with India TV, veteran Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami, called for his countrymen to unite in the battle against the dreaded virus and follow the rules of quarantine.