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Who is Mohammed Shami: Biography, Net Worth & More

Arjuna Award recipient, Mohammed Shami is an Indian cricketer who represents the Indian national cricket team in all three formats. He plays for the Gujarat Titans, an Ahmedabad cricket franchise in the Indian Premier League. In domestic cricket, he played only two seasons for Bengal (2010/11 & 2018/19). The one-time IPL title winner with Gujarat Titans in 2022 is regarded as one of Indian’s greatest of all time bowlers, having crafted a solid resume for himself over the past decade. On the international stage, he has helped the national team win two ACC Asia Cups and finished as runner-ups in several other tournaments.

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Who is Mohammed Shami?

On 3 September 1990, Tauseef Ali and Anjum Ara welcomed a son whom they named Mohammed Shami. He first saw the light of day in Sahaspur Alinagar, Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, India. In that small village, he grew up with his four siblings; brothers Mohammed Kaif, Md Hasib Ahmad, Mohammed Asif and sister Sabina Anjum.

Shami showed signs of becoming a cricket star when he very young. His farmer father and a former cricketer during his youthful days, sent his son to be coached in Moradabad by Badruddin Siddique when he was 15 years old.

Under the tutelage of coach Siddique, Shami’s raw talent was calved into a special player for the future. His hard work, dedication and determination each passing day set him aside from his peers. He was later sent to Kolkata after failing to make the under 19 trials.

Just a month after his 20th birthday, Shami made his senior debut, taking four wickets in a Twenty20 match. His first-class cricket debut came in November 2010, where he took three wickets against Assam at the Eden Gardens.

With series of impressive performances, Shami received a call-up to the senior national team in November 2013. Same month, he made his Test debut in front of Kolkata faithful against the West Indies, taking his maiden Test wicket and finishing with 4/71.

Since hitting the international stage, he has helped the Indian national team to two ACC Asia Cup trophies while finishing as runner-ups in the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup, 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, 2014 ICC T20 World Cup among others.

In the Indian Premier League, the Kolkata Knight Riders signed Mohammed Shami in the IPL player auction in 2011. Unfortunately, he did not make his IPL debut until 2013 despite coach Dav Whatmore believing in his potential and handing him a match in the 2011 Champions League Twenty20.

Before joining the Gujarat Titans in 2022 and winning the IPL title with his new teammates, Shami spent seasons with other IPL teams; Delhi Daredevils and the Punjab Kings. After stellar performances in the IPL and with the national team, the Indian government bestowed on him the Arjuna Award in 2023.

What is Mohammed Shami’s Age, Height and Weight?

Thirty-three (33) year old Mohammed Shami was birthed to his parents on 3 September 1990. At 5 feet 8 inches tall (1.73m), the right-arm fast bowler weighs in at 70 kilograms (154 lbs).

What is Mohammed Shami’s Nationality and Ethnicity?

Mohammed Shami is a Uttar Pradesh-born Indian national. Growing up in the small village of Sahaspur Alinagar, Amoha with his Muslim parents, he practices the Islam religion. At present, his ethnicity seems unknown.

What is Mohammed Shami’s Profession?

Mohammed Shami is a cricketer by profession. The right-arm fast bowler represents the Indian national team and the Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League.

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Which Position does Mohammed Shami play?

Indian international cricketer, Mohammed Shami plays as bowler. He has widely known for his right-arm fast or fast medium bowler with the ability to move the ball off the seam with reverse swing.

Which teams has Mohammed Shami played for?

As a professional cricketer, Mohammed Shami has donned the jerseys of four different IPL teams. Previously with the Kolkata Knight Riders, where he made his IPL debut in 2013, the Delhi Daredevils (2014-2018), the Punjab Kings (2019-21) and currently with the Gujarat Titans (2022 to present).

Has Mohammed Shami won IPL Title?

In 2022, Mohammed Shami won the Indian Premier League title with the Gujarat Titans. He finished the season as the leading wicket taker (Purple Cap), the first and only time in his career till date.

How many awards has Mohammed Shami won?

Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami has reached a few milestones in his career. Playing with the Indian national side and in the IPL, he became a 2023 recipient of the Arjuna Award after the Indian government noticed his stellar performances over the past decade.

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Who are Mohammed Shami’s Parents?

Tauseef Ali and Anjum Ara are the birth parents of Indian international cricketer Mohammed Shami. The star happens to be one of five children of his parents.

Does Mohammed Shami have Siblings?

Mohammed Shami shares his parents with four siblings; brothers Mohammed Kaif, Md Hasib Ahmad, Mohammed Asif and sister Sabina Anjum.

Who is Mohammed Shami married to?

Hasin Jahan, Indian model and internet personality is Mohammed Shami’s gorgeous bride. In 2014, the couple made things official in a private ceremony at Moradabad. Recent reports have it that they are living separately after Hasin accused her husband of domestic abuse.

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How many children does Mohammed Shami have?

Presently, Mohammed Shami and his wife have just one child, a daughter called Aaira Shami. She came into the world in 2015, just a year after her parents had tied the knot.

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Is Mohammed Shami active on Social Media?

Mohammed Shami, one of Indian’s best cricketer to play in the game isn’t shy to share his images and videos with his fans. On Instagram, he has garnered over 15 million followers, making him one of India’s most follower athletes on the media platform.

What is Mohammed Shami’s Instagram?

Mohammed Shami’s Instagram is 𝕸𝖔𝖍𝖆𝖒𝖒𝖆𝖉 π–˜π–π–†π–’π–Ž (@mdshami.11). He has so far posted 1,185 posts, including his images and training regimen among others.

What is Mohammed Shami’s Net Worth?

According to reports, Indian international cricketer and 2022 IPL Purple Cap winner, Mohammed Shami has accrued a net worth estimated at US$6 million (INR 47 crore). His main source of income stems from his IPL and BCCI contracts. Endorsement deals and savvy investments also bring in substantial amounts annually.

How many houses and cars does Mohammed Shami have?

Mohammed Shami spends time in his lavish farmhouse located in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh. The cricketer acquired the property for a reported fee within the range of INR 12-15 crore rupees and named it after his wife “Hasin Farmhouse”.

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Shami is a lover of luxury cars and has purchased a few, including BMW 5 series, Audi, Jaguar F Type and Toyota Fortuner.

How much does Mohammed Shami make annually?

Mohammed Shami earns annually from his BCCI, IPL and playing with the national team. The right-arm fast bowler receives INR5 crore per year from his BCCI contract, which translates to INR 15 lakh, INR 6 lakh and INR 3 lakh for Test, ODI and T20I. Also, his IPL contract comes with an annual salary of 6.25 crore rupees and has amassed INR 56.15 crore in the entirety of his IPL career.

Which Investments has Mohammed Shami made?

Mohammed Shami has over the years made huge incomes, evident in his US$6 million net worth. He has diversified his wealth into several investment portfolios, including real estate and others.

How many Endorsement deals has Mohammed Shami?

For a decade and over, the name Mohammed Shami has been on the lips on Indian favorites. His impressive performances made him a brands target to which he has penned several deals, including Nike (sportswear giants), Blitzpools (fantasy gaming platform), and OctaFX (online currency trading company). Other brands include Hell Energy drink, Stanford and Vision 11 fantasy app for which he charges INR 1 per endorsement deal.

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Does Mohammed Shami donate to Charity?

Mohammed Shami has shown that his has a soft spot for the less privileged in his society. One way of giving back to the society, he donated tricycles to disabled persons in Amroha, his hometown.

𝕸𝖔𝖍𝖆𝖒𝖒𝖆𝖉 π–˜π–π–†π–’π–Ž on X: "Continuing the decades old tradition of  - #Charity with #Humbleness & #Humility' as #initiated by my forefathers.  #love for #society #myvillage https://t.co/ICKByMbey1" / X

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