About Tabraiz Shamsi
T Shamsi or Tabraiz Shamsi is 29 years old left-arm unorthodox spin bowler and right-handed batsman. He is playing domestic cricket for Easterns and Titans at present and has made his international debut in the ODI match against Australia on 7th June 2016.
He was also part of many other domestic clubs and league teams like Gauteng, Highveld Lions, Dolphins, KwaZulu-Natal, St Kitts, and Nevis Patriots, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Northamptonshire.
T Shamsi was born on 18th February 1990 in Johannesburg, South Africa as Tabraiz Shamsi. He was raised in hometown attending the Parktown Boys’ High School. After completing his studies he decided to go for cricket playing with Gauteng in 2009.
Tabraiz Shamsi Career
He started cricket with a domestic career in Gauteng in 2009 but he made a move to another club Kwa-Zulu Natal struggling for the success and then joining Dolphins franchise.
He finally joined Titans where he seemed to play provincially only and scored an impressive 2013-14 season with Easterns taking
47 wickets at 20.02 to finish third in a three-day cup wicket-takers’ list of South Africa. Next season came up with five matches of 20-over competitions against West Indies that brought him to limelight in that summer.
He then made a deal with St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in 2015 to play in Caribbean Premier League under the guidance of Coach Eric Simons.
He took 11 wickets at 13.27 in his seven played matches thus raising his image to high rank. Soon he finished as the leading spinner in South Africa’s first-class competitions for the 2015-16 season by taking 41 wickets at 19.97.
He was thus got picked by South Africa’s A side planning for further touring England XI in a T20 warm-up match.
He further rose to prominence by signing a deal with Royal Challengers Bangalore during the 2016 IPL as a replacement for Samuel Badree.
This gave him a chance to make his entry in ODI matchmaking his international debut against Australia followed by a Test match against the same opponent in November 2016.
His T20I debut came against India where he made Virat Kohli as his first T20I wicket. He was also the leading wicket-taker in the Ram Slam T20 Challenge counting 16 wickets in 11 matches on his side in the 2017-18 season.
This record he repeated in Momentum One Day Cup and Mzansi Super League T20 tournament.
Recently he got included in the 2019 Cricket World Cup squad in April 2019.
He is unmarried and there is no information about his relationship.
It is estimated to be around R1.495 million.