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Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami is one of the 15 players who have been named in the India squad to play the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales. Mohammed Shami, who made his one-day international debut on 6-Jan-13, had played 63 ODI matches until the 2019 World Cup. In the 29 innings he batted in, he had scored a total of 131 runs, having faced 152 balls, at an average of 8.73 and a strike rate of 86.18. He was unbeaten in 14 of those innings. His highest score in an innings was 25. He had 0 centuries and 0 half-centuries to his name. In the bowling department, Mohammed Shami had bowled 3231 balls and taken 113 wickets while conceding a total of 2951 runs. He had an average of 26.12 and an economy rate of 5.48 His best ODI bowling performance was 4/1.
Teams: India, Bengal, Delhi Daredevils, ICC World XI, India A, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders
Mohammed Shami represents India at the international level as a frontline pace bowler. He is a right-arm pacer and bats right-handed as well. He plays for Kings XI Punjab in the India Premier League. He has been included in the 15-member Indian squad for the ICC World Cup 2019 to be played in England and Wales.
Shami played in the 2015 ICC World Cup. He had an amazing run at the tournament: In seven matches that he played, he claimed 17 wickets at an average of 17.29 and an economy rate of 4.81. His best bowling figures were 4/35.
ODI career
Shami made his debut against Pakistan at Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla on Jan 6 2013 and had an impressive run, with two wickets on debut. He became the fastest Indian to take 100 wickets in ODIs. He currently has 113 wickets to his name with an impressive economy rate of 5.28. His 17 wickets in the 2015 world cup brought him into the limelight. The team started relying on him heavily and he delivered every time. His wicket-taking ability in the middle overs has proved to be very effective in ODIs, especially with Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah bowling superbly in the death overs.

Test career
Shami made his test debut against West Indies in Kolkata on November 6, 2013. That was a start any bowler would dream of: He bagged 9 wickets in the match, with a 5-wicket haul in the second innings. India won this match by an innings and 51 runs. In his test career, Shami has taken 144 wickets in 77 innings of 40 matches at an average of 29.54 and an economy rate of 3.37, with 4 five-wicket and 7 four-wicket hauls. His best bowling performance in an innings has been 6 for 65 and in a test match 9 for 118.


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