Tabraiz Shamsi - South African cricket bowler
Tabraiz Shamsi represents the South African cricket team in international tournaments such as One-Day International and Twenty20 International and also plays in domestic championships. The athlete plays in the team as a bowler. We offer you to get to know the player better in our article.
Tabraiz Shamsi: how his professional career developed
Tabraiz Shamsi was born on February 18 1990 in Johannesburg – South Africa. Shamsi plays as a left-arm unorthodox spin bowler but can also successfully play as a right-handed batsman. His playing style on the pitch is aggressive.
The public noticed Tabraiz Shamsi after successful performances in the domestic championship of the country. He broke into professional cricket and started playing for the Gauteng in 2009. Before that, the athlete played for the youth team U-19. Tabraiz Shamsi played first-class cricket for 7 years, and he finally made his debut at One-Day International against Australia on June 7 in 2016. On November 24 in the same year, Shamsi entered the Test again for the first time against a team from Australia. A year later, on June 21, 2017, Tabraiz made his debut at Twenty20 International against England.
As for professional achievements, Tabraiz Shamsi received the title of the most productive player in the championship in the 2017-2018 season at the Momentum One Day Cup. He also distinguished himself in the Ram Slam T20 Challenge in the same season, scoring 16 wickets in 11 matches.
The player managed to play in both the Indian Premier League and the Caribbean Premier League throughout his career. In total, Tabraiz Shamsi has managed to represent eleven cricket teams during his career. The teams for which he played:
- the Gauteng U-19, the South Africa A, the Gauteng, the South Africa, the Easterns, the KwaZulu-Natal Inland, the Royal Challengers Bangalore, the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, the Dolphins, the KwaZulu-Natal, the Highveld Lions, the Titans, the Northamptonshire, the Hampshire.
Tabraiz Shamsi is number 26 for the South African national team and number 99 in the Indian and Caribbean Premier Leagues.
Tabraiz Shamsi: personal life, interesting facts
Tabraiz Shamsi was educated at Parktown Boys High School in Johannesburg. Unfortunately, there is nowhere information about the player’s family, so we cannot tell anything about his parents.
Shamsi is married to Khadija Shariff. The girl has her own business. She has a company called Balloon Bonanza that organizes parties and parties and sells personalized balloons. The couple is raising a young son who was born on March 7 in 2020.
Interesting Tabraiz Shamsi Facts:
- His gaming nickname is Shamsi.
- Cricketers who inspire him: bowlers Wasim Akram and Zaheer Khan and bettors Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh.
- He likes to travel around the world and explore new cultures in his free time.
- The player’s fortune is estimated by some sources at 40 million US dollars.
Tabraiz Shamsi is very active on her social networks. He has pages on platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. He also runs Instagram under the nickname @shamsi90, where almost 100 thousand people follow him. The player posts pictures from cricket matches and shares common pictures with his wife and son. True, the couple hides the boy’s face all the time due to different masks and special filters. Surely young parents want to protect their son from unnecessary attention from the paparazzi.