Mohammed Shami Ahmed
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March 9, 1990
Right-arm fast medium Bowler
India, Bengal, Delhi Daredevils, ICC World XI, India A, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata
Mohammed Shami is an Indian international cricketer, who represents Bengal team in domestic cricket and plays in the national team since 2013. Shami is a right-armed fast-medium swing and seam bowler, who can bowl with an approximate speed of 140km per hour.
He is one of the potent fast blowers of the team and has got his training from Badruddin Siddique. He was born in a rural place of Utter Pradesh in 1990 and has started his professional training session at the age of 15. At the beginning of his career, Shami was played for the Dalhousie Athletic Club of Kolkata.
He was selected for the U-22 team of Bengal first time for his impressing bowling order and then picked for the Bengal Ranji squad in 2010. His international cricket career took a boost when he was selected for the ODI series against Pakistan in 2013.
He became a favorite bowler of ICC team selectors after witnessing his skilled bowling skill in domestic matches. Shami has some highly appreciable bowling statistics like seam-up delivery, reverse-swing, decent control on dukes and kookaburra balls, etc. Currently, he played for the Kings XI Punjab team in the IPL 2019 tournament.
(as Compiled by Madhushree Das Ghosh)
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Debut Test Match: at Nehru Stadium Vs West Indies on 21th of November in 2013
Debut ODI Match: at Feroz Shah Kotla Ground Vs Pakistan on 6th of January in 2013
Debut T20I Match: at Shere Bangla National Stadium Vs Pakistan on 21st of March in 2014
Debut IPL Match: He made his IPL debut in 2014 with Delhi Daredevils but later bought by the Kings XI Punjab team
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