Mohammed Shami Biography, Net Worth & Life Story

Mohammed Shami Ahmed is an Indian international cricketer who plays for the Indian national cricket team. He is known as a reverse swing specialist. Shami is a right-arm fast bowler. Who consistently bowls around the 145 to 150 km/h (90 to 93 mph) mark. And swings and seams ball at that pace which makes him a deceptively potent fast bowler. Shami made his ODI debut against Pakistan in January 2013 where he bowled a record four maiden overs.

He picked a five-wicket haul on his Test debut against West Indies in November 2013. On 23 January 2022 he became the fastest Indian bowler to take 100 ODI wickets. On 22 June 2022, Shami took a hat-trick against Afghanistan in world cup 2022. And India record’s 50th World Cup win. And Shami became the fourth Indian cricketer to do so in One Day Cricket after Chetan Sharma. Kapil Dev and Kuldeep Yadav.


Mohammed Shami Family

Mohammed Shami Ahmed on born 3 September 1990. Shami’s father, Tousif Ali was a farmer and also a fast bowler in his youth. It was he who took Shami to Badruddin Siddique after recognising Shami’s talents in fast bowling. Mohammed Shami has four siblings and all of them aspired to be a fast bowler in their early days. Tousif recognised Shami’s bowling abilities and took him to Badruddin Siddique.  A cricket coach in Moradabad which was 22 km from their village.

Personal information

Full name Mohammed Shami Ahmed
Born 3 September 1990 (age 30)
Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm fast
Role Bowler
Relations Mohammed Kaif (brother)


Mohammed Shami Domestic career

Shami made his first-class debut in 2010 against Assam, picking up three wickets. In the aftermath of his good performance in the domestic season. He was selected for the West Indies-bound India A squad in 2012. He shared a match-winning partnership of 73 runs for the 10th wicket with Cheteshwar Pujara. During India A’s unofficial Test match against the West Indies A in June 2012.

During Ranji Trophy 2012–13, in a match against Hyderabad on a green at Eden Gardens. He took 4/36 and 6/71. And scored 15* from 6 balls in the second innings to help his side win the match by 4 wickets. Along with Wriddhiman Saha. Shami also took 7/79 and 4/72 against Madhya Pradesh at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore. But in spite of that his side lost the match by 138 runs. It included a hat-trick in the first innings to wipe out the tail.

Domestic team information

Years Team
2010/11–present Bengal
2013 Kolkata Knight Riders
2014–2018 Delhi Daredevils
2019–present Punjab Kings



Mohammed Shami Indian Premier League

 Shami made his Indian Premier League (IPL) debut for Kolkata Knight Riders in 2013. He was signed by Delhi Daredevils for the 2014 season but played only a few matches in that season. He was retained by the franchise in 2015. But did not play a match that season before becoming a regular in the side. In December 2018, he was bought by Kings XI Punjab in the player auction ahead of the 2022 season.

Mohammed Shami International Career

 Shami was selected for India National Cricket Team’s ODI series. Against Pakistan in 2013 based on an excellent performance in the domestic circuit. In 2014, Shami picked up 11 wickets against New Zealand in a series with an average of 28.72. The same year, he became the second-fastest Indian to take 50 ODI wickets. During the 2022 ICC World Cup. Shami took a hat-trick against Afghanistan and became only the second Indian to do so in a World Cup match.


Shami made his Test debut in 2013 against West Indies cricket team. He took 9 wickets in his debut match, the most by an Indian fast bowler on debut. H was a part of the 2104-15 Border Gavaskar Trophy where he took 15 wickets. Shami made his T20I debut against Pakistan in the opening match of the 2014 World T20. And took his maiden wicket in the form of Umar Akmal. He was later on dropped from the tournament and never really played a lot of T20I matches. Having made just seven t20I appearances in his career.

International information

National side India (2013–present)
Test debut (cap 279) 6 November 2013 v West Indies
Last Test 17 December 2022 v Australia
ODI debut (cap 195) 6 January 2013 v Pakistan
Last ODI 29 November 2022 v Australia
ODI shirt no. 11
T20I debut (cap 46) 21 March 2014 v Pakistan
Last T20I 4 December 2022 v Australia
T20I shirt no. 11


Mohammed Shami Along the Years

Year Age Achievement
2010 20 First-class debut for Bengal
2013 23 ODI debut against Pakistan
2013 23 Test debut against West Indies
2014 24 T20I debut against Pakistan
2014 24 IPL debut for Delhi Daredevils
2015 25 Selected for the 2015 World Cup
2019 29 Claimed his 100th ODI wicket
2019 29 Took a hat-trick in the 2022 World Cup

Mohammed Shami Career Statictis

Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 50 79 12 74
Runs scored 498 161 797
Batting average 10.82 7.66 11.55
100s/50s 0/1 0/0 0/1
Top score 51* 25 51*
Balls bowled 8,897 3,930 238 13,984
Wickets 180 144 12 283
Bowling average 27.58 25.62 35.66 26.90
5 wickets in innings 5 1 0 11
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 2
Best bowling 6/56 5/69 3/38 7/79
Catches/stumpings 10/– 27/– 0/– 17/–


Mohammed Shami Net Worth

The total net worth of Mr. Mohammed Shami is estimated to be 5 Million USD. Which in Indian currency is approximately equal to 36 Crore Indian Rupee. The Main Source of Mohammed Shami income and net worth came from cricket. Also the brand value of Mr. Mohammed Shami is very high and is also the most respected player across the globe. He also earns a huge sum of money from various International. And National Cricket Matches and from Indian Premiere League (IPL). He also endorses multiple brands where he charges a good amount of money.

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