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Shami Ahmed

Key facts

Full Name: Mohammed Shami
Born: March 9 1990 , Jonagar
Country: India
Test debut: 2013-14
Batting Style: RHB
Bowling Style: RFM

Biography

Fast, feisty and relentless, Shami is one of the world’s most promising pace bowlers, boasting impressive reverse swing. His immaculate seam position allows him to move the ball both ways, and he takes wickets in bunches. He is sometimes referred to as Shami Ahmed – if the start to his international career is anything to go by, the cricket world will soon know his names. He swings the ball primarily into the pads of the right-hander, but can get it to go the other way. His accuracy and ability to get the old ball moving too make him a major threat.

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