This article will tell you about the career highlights of Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami
Mohammed Shami is an Indian cricketer who was born on September 3, 1990, in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is a right-arm fast bowler and a useful lower-order batsman. Shami made his debut for India in November 2013 and has since become a vital member of the Indian cricket team.
Shami’s talent was spotted early on, and he made his first-class debut for Bengal in the 2010-11 season. He had a promising debut season, taking 29 wickets in six matches at an average of 21.44.
His consistent performances in domestic cricket earned him a spot in the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) squad for the 2011 IPL season. However, he did not get many opportunities to play for the team.
Shami made his international debut for India in November 2013, playing in an ODI against Pakistan in Delhi. He had an immediate impact, taking 9 wickets in the three-match series, including a match-winning performance of 4/47 in the third ODI.
He continued to impress in his early international career and was included in India’s squad for the 2015 World Cup.
In 2015, Shami also made his Test debut for India against the West Indies in Kolkata. He had an impressive debut, taking 9 wickets in the match, including a five-wicket haul in the second innings. He became the fourth Indian bowler to take a five-wicket haul on debut.
Shami’s career was briefly derailed by injuries. He suffered a knee injury during the 2015 World Cup and had to undergo surgery, which kept him out of action for several months.
He returned to the Indian team in early 2016 but suffered another setback during India’s tour of Australia. He suffered a hamstring injury, which kept him out of action for several months.
Despite the injury setbacks, Shami remained determined and worked hard on his fitness. He made a successful comeback to the Indian team in 2017 and played a vital role in India’s success in the Champions Trophy, taking 8 wickets in 4 matches.
Shami has been a regular member of the Indian team in all formats of the game in recent years. He has been a key bowler in India’s fast-bowling attack, along with Jasprit Bumrah and Ishant Sharma.
He has been particularly impressive in Test cricket, where he has taken 180 wickets in 54 matches at an average of 27.36.
In December 2020, Shami suffered another injury setback, this time during India’s tour of Australia. He suffered a fractured arm, which ruled him out of the remainder of the tour. However, he made a successful comeback to the Indian team in the home series against England in early 2021.
Mohammed Shami has had a successful career in international cricket despite injury setbacks. He has established himself as one of the most skilled fast bowlers in the world and has been a vital member of the Indian team in all formats of the game. With age on his side, Shami is sure to play a key role in Indian cricket in the years to come.