Mohammed Shami (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Height, Bowling, Biography & More

Mohammed Shami (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Mother, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Wife, Net Worth, Jersey Number & More

Mohammed Shami is an amazing Indian bowler who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm fast. He has shown incredible performances in his career so far. He has played in four IPL franchises so far and currently plays for Kings XI Punjab.


Real nameMohammed Shami Ahmed
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of birth3 September 1990
Age (as in 2021)30 years old
Zodiac signVirgo
Birth placeMeerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
FamilyFather-Late Tousif AhmedBrother- Mohammed Hasib
Nationality Indian
CasteNot known
Home TownMeerut, Uttar Pradesh, India

Birth and Early life

Mohammed Shami was born on 3 September 1990 in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was his father who spotted the talent in Shami, and took him to a renowned coach in Moradabad. He practiced like a workhorse under the watchful eyes of Badruddin Siddiqui.

Education and More

SchoolNot known
CollegeMahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University
QualificationNot known
AwardsNot known


Domestic career-

Mohammed Shami started playing at the age of fifteen, he failed to garner a spot in Uttar Pradesh Under-19s team and shifted his base to Kolkata. He played for Dalhousie club where he caught the eye of Debabrata Das, who sent him to Mohun Bagan Club. His skills impressed Sourav Ganguly and in 2010 he made his first class debut for the Bengal team against Assam.

Shami was roped in by Delhi Capitals in 2014 and he stayed in the team for 2015. In 2018, he was bought again by Delhi Capitals and the next year Kings XI Punjab bought him, he became the highest wicket taker of the team.

International career

Shami was selected for Indian National Cricket team in 2013 because of his exceptional domestic performance. In 2014, he took a lot of wickets becoming the second fastest Indian cricketer to take 50 wickets in ODIs. He continued performing brilliantly well in his ODI career and became the fastest to take 100 ODI wickets.

His test debut was in the same year as his ODI debut, he took 9 wickets in his debut, which is most by a fast bowler on debut. He made his T20I debut in 2014 against Pakistan and took his maiden wicket. Shami never played a lot of T20I, having made only seven T20I appearances.


Playing StyleBowler
International debutTest– 6 November 2013 against West Indies
ODI– 6 January 2013 against Pakistan
T20I-21 March 2014 against Pakistan
IPL– 2013
Debut MatchesFirst-class- 2010
List-A: 2011
T20: 2010
TeamsIndia, Kolkata Knight Riders, Bengal, East Zone, Delhi Daredevils, Mohun Bagan
Batting StyleRight handed
Bowling StyleRight arm fast medium
Jersey no.11
Best RecordDuring Ranji Trophy 2012–13, in a match against Hyderabad at Eden Gardens, Shami took 4/36 and 6/71 and scored 15* from 6 balls in the second innings to help his team, Bengal, win the match by 4 wickets.
Coach/ MentorBadruddin Siddiqui


IPL Debut Match2014
Years of Matches Played and teamsKolkata knight riders (2013),
Delhi Capitals (2014-15),
Kings XI Punjab (2019- present)
RecordNot known
IPL price4.48 crores

Personal life

Mohammed Shami’s father was a farmer and owned a spare part shop. His mother is a homemaker. He married Hasin Jahan on 6 June 2014. 

Marital statusMarried
WifeHasin Jahan
Net worth36 crores
Salary50 lakh

Physical Status & More

Weight69 kg
Body MeasurementsChest: 40 Inches
Waist: 33 Inches
Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye colourDark Brown
Hair colourBlack
HobbiesWatching movies

Some important facts about Mohammed Shami-

  • Mohammed Shami was born in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • In his teenage years, Mohammed Shami, a devoted learner, used to reach his training venue one-hour earlier.
  • According to him, his father was the only person who realised his true potential as a bowler and persuaded him to give the sport a try.

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