Mohammed Shami Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Mohammed Shami Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight73 kg
Date of BirthSeptember 3, 1990
Zodiac SignVirgo
Eye ColorDark Brown

Mohammed Shami is an Indian cricketer who is best known as a deceptively potent fast bowler and reverse swing specialist. On the other hand, Mohammed has also amassed a huge fan base with more than 2 million followers on Instagram, more than 1.5 million followers on Facebook, and more than 2 million followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Mohammed Shami Ahmed

Nick Name

Lalaji

Mohammad Shami as seen in a picture taken in Kolkata, West Bengal in November 2019
Mohammad Shami as seen in a picture taken in Kolkata, West Bengal in November 2019 (Mohammad Shami / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Education

He is an alumnus of the Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University in Uttar Pradesh.

Occupation

Cricketer

Family

  • Father – Tousif Ali (Farmer)
  • Mother – Anjuman Ara Begum
  • Siblings – Mohammad Asif (Brother), Md Hasib Ahmad (Older Brother), Sabina Anjum (Sister). He has 1 more brother.

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

73 kg or 161 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Mohammed has dated –

  1. Hasin Jahan (2014-2018) – The couple has a daughter named, Aaira Shami (b. July 2015). In March 2018, his wife Hasin Jahan had filed a case against him for domestic violence. Later, in April, Shami and his older brother were questioned by the women’s grievance cell of Kolkata police over the charges that were brought in by his wife. His wife later accused him of having taken money from a Pakistani woman named Alishba. On September 2, 2019, Alipore Court had ruled out an arrest warrant for him but on September 10, 2019, the warrant was put on hold due to an error by the court.
Mohammad Shami as seen in a picture with legendary Jamaican batsman Chris Gayle in September 2019
Mohammad Shami as seen in a picture with legendary Jamaican batsman Chris Gayle in September 2019 (Mohammad Shami / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Sports a thick beard
  • Oval face shape
  • Slightly bald from both sides on his head
Mohammad Shami as seen in a picture taken while he was warming up before the third day of the 2018 first test between England and India in August
Mohammad Shami as seen in a picture taken while he was warming up before the third day of the 2018 first test between England and India in August (Aidan Sammons / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Religion

Islam

Mohammed Shami Favorite Things

  • Dish – Roasted Chicken

SourceFacebook

Mohammad Shami as seen in a selfie with his daughter Aaira Shami uploaded to his Instagram in July 2019
Mohammad Shami as seen in a selfie with his daughter Aaira Shami uploaded to his Instagram in July 2019 (Mohammad Shami / Instagram)

Mohammed Shami Facts

  1. He was raised in Sahaspur village alongside his 3 brothers and 1 sister.
  2. His swift bowling was passed down from his father Ali, who was also a pacer in his younger days.
  3. All 3 of Mohammad’s brothers aspired to be fast bowlers.
  4. It was his father who saw potential in Shami’s bowling and introduced him to cricket coach Badruddin Siddique at the age of 15. Badruddin then trained him and also convinced his parents to send him to Kolkata in 2005.
  5. He got his big break for the first time after signing a contract of INR 75000 with the former assistant secretary of the “Cricket Association of Bengal,” Debabrata Das’ team. Furthermore, Das helped him get into the sight of Sourav Ganguly, and also gave Mohammad a place to stay at his own home.
  6. Shami made his First-Class debut in 2010 against Assam.
  7. He spent a lot of time perfecting his reverse swinging skills using old red balls that he would take from organizers.
  8. On his debut ODI match with Pakistan in January 2013, he bowled 4 maiden overs.
  9. In 2014, Mohammad had succumbed to a knee injury due to which he had to undergo surgery in 2015
  10. On January 26, 2017, Mohammed’s father passed away due to a heart attack despite having had a successful operation on January 11.
  11. According to sources, cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal had revealed Mohammed’s nickname, “Lalaji”, while interviewing him in January 2019.
  12. He was announced as the fastest Indian bowler to have taken 100 ODI wickets on January 23, 2019.

Featured Image By Aidan Sammons / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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