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Tabraiz Shamsi Tabraiz Shamsi Height: 1.70m DOB: February 18, 1990

Shamsi benefitted from South Africa's focus shift from pacers to spinners after attaining the No. 1 Test ranking, after slogging for multiple years in franchise and domestic cricket. A chinaman bowler, Tabraiz impressed with his googlies and other variations in becoming a leading spinner for the nation in couloured clothing. Never one to shy away from theatrics, he is quite charged up on the field though has still some way to go before becoming a constant on the team sheet. His IPL performances helped him into the national team but the 2019 WC will prove to be his real test as a match-winning bowler.

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SA20 Auction: Tristan Stubbs most expensive player so far, Paarl Royals rope in Shamsi and Ngidi

Cricket | Sep 19, 2022, 08:43 PM IST

SA20 Auction: The auction was started at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in Cape Town, South Africa on September 19. 533 players in total are under the hammer in the auction and each team can sign up to 17 players, and up to seven can be foreign signings.

IPL 2021: T20 isn't just about taking wickets, says Tabraiz Shamsi

IPL 2021: T20 isn't just about taking wickets, says Tabraiz Shamsi

Cricket | Sep 17, 2021, 02:04 PM IST

The left-arm leg spinner has joined the Rajasthan Royals for the remainder of the IPL 2021 season and reckons his team can challenge for the trophy.

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De Kock's half century, Shamsi's bowling help SA clinch T20I series vs Sri Lanka

Tennis | Sep 13, 2021, 11:14 AM IST

With a second consecutive win, South Africa have now taken 2-0 unassailable lead in the three-match T20 series.

RR spinner Shamsi looking to pick 'inside information' about UAE pitches ahead of T20 WC

RR spinner Shamsi looking to pick 'inside information' about UAE pitches ahead of T20 WC

Cricket | Aug 28, 2021, 11:20 AM IST

Shamsi, the world no. 1 ranked T20I bowler in ICC rankings, will be joining the Royals squad as a replacement for Australian pacer Andrew Tye.

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Rajasthan Royals announce signing of world no.1 T20 bowler Tabraiz Shamsi

Cricket | Aug 25, 2021, 06:47 PM IST

Australian pacer Andrew Tye, who had left for home amid the COVID-19 pandemic during the first phase of the IPL, said he won't be available for the remainder of the season.

'Why bowlers get abused when batsmen are stealing yards?': SA bowler supports Ashwin on Mankading

'Why bowlers get abused when batsmen are stealing yards?': SA bowler supports Ashwin on Mankading

Cricket | May 30, 2021, 11:27 AM IST

Ashwin has always been a staunch supporter of the dismissal, but many have expressed reservations against it, saying that it is against the spirit of the game.

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Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi pass fitness tests for England ODIs

Cricket | Jan 31, 2020, 05:24 PM IST

According to an ICC statement, all three players have passed their fitness tests at the CSA's strength and conditioning camp.

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WATCH: After boot-call, Shamsi comes up with magical wicket celebrations

Cricket | Dec 05, 2019, 10:54 AM IST

On Wednesday, Shamsi -- who was playing for Paarl Rocks against Durban Heat at the Boland Park -- stunned the fans by coming out with an amazing piece of magic trick to celebrate one of his wickets.

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Watch: Kuldeep Yadav mocks Tabraiz Shamsi from dugout; Twitterati in awe

Cricket | Feb 19, 2018, 10:52 PM IST

In the backdrop of India's 28-run win, Kuldeep's teasing act won the hearts of the netizens, who were eagerly waiting for a new subject to troll.