Mohammed Shami Ahmed was born on 09th March 1990, Jonagar, Bengal. He is an Indian cricketer who plays for India in Tests & ODI and in Domestic Cricket for Bengal. He is a right-arm fast bowler and a current part of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League. He is a swing and seam bowler who bowls deliveries at an average of 140 KMPH which makes him a potent fast bowler.

Mohammed Shami made his first-class debut in the year 2010 against Assam, by picking up 03 wickets. He has enjoyed more success in the domestic twenty formats, having played 08 games, picking up 14 wickets with the best haul of 4 for 24. He was signed by Kolkata Knight Riders in 2011 for the Indian Premier League.

Mohammed Shami Biography

Full Name Mohammed Shami Ahmed
Profession Cricketer
Popular For Playing Cricket For India
Date Of Birth 09th March 1990
Age (as of 2021) 31 years (as in 2021)
Birthplace Jonagar, Bengal, India
Hometown Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, India
Current Address Delhi, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Islam
Zodiac Sign/Star Sign Pisces
Role Bowling
Bowling Style Right-arm Fast
Jersey Number In Test: NA

In ODI: 11

In T20I: 11

In IPL: 11

Debut in International Cricket Test: 06th November 2013 vs West Indies in Kolkata

ODI: 06th January 2013 vs Pakistan in Delhi

T20I: 21st March 2014 vs Pakistan in Dhaka

IPL Debut 2013 – Kolkata Knight Riders

2014-2018 – Delhi Daredevils

2019-Present – Punjab Kings

Coach Badruddin Siddique

Mohammed Shami Career

Mohammed Shami is from the village of Sahaspur in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh. His father Tousif Ali was a farmer who had played cricket in his youth. In 2005 he recognized Shami Ahmed’s bowling potential and took him to a cricket coach Badruddin Siddique, in Moradabad.


In 2005 Badruddin sent him to Kolkata because he was not selected for the Uttar Pradesh under-19. A former assistant secretary of the Cricket Association of Bengal named Debabrata Das noticed, and was impressed with Shami’s bowling & persuaded him to join his own club, known as Town Club. Debabrata Das took Shami for Town Club, and one of the Bengal selectors, Samarban Banerjee, to watch Shami bowling, Banerjee was impressed and selected him for the Bengal under-22 team.

Mohammed Shami later joined Mohun Bagan Cricket Club. He bowled to former Indian Test Cricketer in the Eden Gardens nets; Sourav Ganguly recommended him to the state selectors & soon after Mohammed was picked in the Bengal squad for the 2010–11 Ranji Trophy.

Mohammed Shami made his debut in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for Kolkata Knight Riders in 2011. Shami was signed by Delhi Daredevils in the 2014 season but played only a few matches for them.

In December 2018, he was bought by Kings XI Punjab in the player auction ahead of the 2019 season. He took 19 wickets and was the side’s leading wicket-taker & 07th overall in the competition. The following season he took 20 wickets and defended 05 runs during a super over against Mumbai Indians.

Mohammed Shami Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 54 102 9801 5376 195 6/56 9/118 3.29 27.57 50.26 5 0
ODI 79 78 4044 3793 148 5/69 5/69 5.63 25.63 27.32 1 0
T20I 12 12 262 428 12 3/38 3/38 9.8 35.67 21.83 0 0
IPL 77 77 1670 2402 79 3/15 3/15 8.63 30.41 21.14 0 0

Mohammed Shami Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 54 73 22 590 56 11.57 764 77.23 0 0 2 61 21
ODI 79 38 17 161 25 7.67 194 82.99 0 0 0 12 7
T20I 12
IPL 77 23 12 69 21 6.27 73 94.52 0 0 0 5 2

Mohammed Shami Cricket Career Summary

Test debut vs West Indies at Eden Gardens  06th Nov  2013
Last Test vs England at Headingley  25th Aug 2021
ODI debut vs Pakistan at Arun Jaitley Stadium  06th Jan 2013
Last ODI vs Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground  29th Nov 2020
T20 debut vs Pakistan at Shere Bangla National Stadium  21st Mar 2014
Last T20 vs Australia at Manuka Oval  04th Dec 2020
IPL debut vs Rajasthan Royals at Sawai Mansingh Stadium  08th Apr 2013
Last IPL vs Chennai Super Kings at Dubai International Cricket Stadium  07th Oct 2021

 Mohammed Shami Biography, Family, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, and More

Mohammed Shami was born on 09th March 1990 in Jonagar, Uttar Pradesh. His father died when he was very young. Shami’s Mother is a Housewife. He is having an elder sister and a brother named Mohammed Haseeb. He is also a cricketer who plays for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League and is about to make his international debut with the Indian team.


Talking about Mohammed Shami Personal Life marital status, he is married. Shami’s wife’s name is Hasin Jahan 2014- Present.


Father Name Lokendra Singh Chahar (retired from Indian Air Force)
Mother Name N/A
Sister Name N/A
Brother Name Mohammed Haseed
Children 2
Wife Hasin Jahan
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date 06th June 2014
Daughter Name Date Aairah Shami (July 2015)
Girlfriend / Affairs Hasin Jahan

Mohammed Shami Age, Height, Health

ight In Centimeters: 173cm
In Meter: 1.73 m
In Feet Inches: 5’8 inch
Weight in Kilogram 69 kg
Weight in Pounds 152 LBS
Body Measurement 40-33-12
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black


Mohammed Shami Social Media Links

He is very active on his social media accounts, which he continues to post about himself. He has become a youth icon of the young cricketer in the country.


Facebook Mohammed Shami
Instagram MdShami11
Twitter MdShami11

Interesting Facts & Awards of Mohammed Shami

  • He doesn’t smoke and doesn’t drink also.
  • He is married to Haseen Jahan.
  • In 2014 IPL Auctions, Shami was selected by Delhi for a huge amount of Rs. 4.25 Crore.

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