Tabraiz Shamsi, T-20 Career, New Record, Achievement, Family, Ups & Downs


Tabraiz Shamsi is a South African international cricketer. Shamsi has played first-class cricket for teams such as the Dolphins, Gauteng, Gauteng Under-19s, KwaZulu Natal, KwaZulu-Natal Inland, Lions and Titans. Tabrez was born on 18 February 1990. His batting style is left-handed and he is known for his unorthodox left-arm spin bowling.

At the age of 15, when Shamsi was in high school, he initially played as a frontline seam bowler in school cricket competitions. However, when he trialled for the Under-19 team, his players told him that he was not quick enough to be a seam bowler. His coaches suggested him to become a spin bowler as he reportedly bowled a lot of cutters.

Shamsi was the leading wicket-taker for the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the 2016 Caribbean Premier League T20. He was included in the Eastern Cricket team’s squad for the 2016 Africa T20 Cup.

In April 2017, Shamsi was signed by Royal Challengers Bangalore as a replacement player for the injured Samuel Badree during the 2015 IPL and made his debut against Rising Pune Supergiants at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune, where he made his debut for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Roop took 1/38 from 5 overs. Challengers Bangalore won by 14 runs.

In August 2018, Shamsi was named in Stellenbosch Monarchs’ squad for the first season of the T20 Global League. However, in October 2019, Cricket South Africa initially postponed the tournament until November 2017, before canceling it soon after.

Shamsi was the leading wicket-taker in the 2018–19 Ram Slam T20 Challenge, finishing the tournament with 17 wickets from 11 matches. He was also the leading wicket-taker in the 2018–19 Momentum One Day Cup with 28 wickets in 9 matches.

In June 2019, Shamsi was named in the squad for the Titans’ squad for the 2018–20 season. In October 2019, he was named in the Paarl Rocks squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament. He was the joint leading wicket-taker for the team in the tournament with ten wickets in nine matches.

In July 2020, Shamsi was selected to play for Edinburgh Rocks in the inaugural edition of the Euro T20 Slam cricket tournament. however, the tournament was canceled the following month. He was signed by Hampshire County Cricket Club for the last four group stage matches during the 2020 Vitality Blast as an injury replacement for Mason Crane and Brad Taylor.

In September 2020, Shamsi was named in the squad for the Paarl Rocks squad for the 2018 Mzansi Super League tournament. In July 2021, he was named in the Jamaica Tallawahs squad for the 2021 Caribbean Premier League. However, Shamsi was one of 6 South African cricketers who missed the tournament after failing to confirm travel arrangements in time.

In November 2021, in the second round of the 2020–22 CSA 4-Day Franchise Series, Shamsi took eight for 35 in the second innings against the Warriors, registering the best bowling figures for the Titans in a first-class match.

In April 2022, Shamsi was named in the Northerns squad, ahead of the 2022–23 cricket season in South Africa. On 25 August 2022, Shamsi was included in the Rajasthan Royals squad for the third leg of the 2022 IPL in the United Arab Emirates as a replacement player for Andrew Tye. In November 2020, he was selected to play for Galle Gladiators after the players’ draft for the 2022 Lanka Premier League.


NameTabraiz Shamsi
Real NameShamsi
ProfessionSouth African Cricketer (Spin Bowler)
Jersey# N/A (South Africa)     # 99(County, Cricket)

Tabraiz Shamsi Personal Life

Date of Birth18 February 1990
Tabraiz Shamsi ’s Age (as in 2023)33 Years
Birth placeJohannesburg, South Africa
ResidenceJohannesburg, South Africa
Zodiac signTaurus
Food HabitsNon Vegetarian
SchoolHighbury Preparatory School.
University/ CollegeHilton College School.
Educational qualificationGraduate

Tabraiz Shamsi Physical Stats & More

Height5′ 7” (170Cm)
Weight (approx.)68 Kg
Figure (approx.)42-34-14
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBlack

Tabraiz Shamsi AFFAIRS & MORE

Marital StatusUnmarried
Girlfriend/ WifeKhadija Shariff


FatherNot known
MotherNot known
BrotherNot known
SisterNot Known


Favorite Food Pasta & Biryani, Rosted mutton, Biltong, Durban bunny chow
Favorite Cricketer
  • Batsman Sachin Tendulkar & Yuvraj Singh
  • Bowler    Wasim Akram & Zaheer Khan
Nature On FieldAggressive
Records/ AchievementIn 2015 Caribbean Preamier League (CPL), he was the highest wicket taker for St kitts and Nevis Patriots with 11 wickets
Favorite CuisineChinese & South Indian
International Debut
  • Test- N/A
  • ODI   12 January 2016 vs Australia in Perth
  • T-20 N/A
Favorite BallGoogly
Favorite SportsGolf & Cricket
Cars CollectionAudi A4, Audi Q5, BMW X55

Hobbies & Money Factor

HobbiesPlaying Golf, Cooking
Net Worth $5 million. (Approx)

Social Media

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Tabraiz Shamsi, T-20 Career, New Record, Achievement, Family, Ups & Downs

Unknown Fact About Tabraiz Shamsi

  • Does he drink alcohol or not?   No
  • Does he smoke sigrate or not?   NO
  • Who is the close friend Tabraiz Shamsi?  Khadija Shariff (Gf)
  • Tabraiz Shamsi received the Best Male T20I Cricketer of the Year award at the 2022 CSA Awards.
  • Named in the ICC Men’s T20I Team of the Year for the year 2022.
  • In April 2015, Shamsi was named in South Africa’s squad for the 2015 West Indies tri-series, which began the following month. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut on 7 June 2017 during the tournament against Australia.
  • Shamsi made his Test debut for South Africa against Australia on 24 November 2017.
  • Tabraiz Shamsi got Nathan Lyon his first Test wicket, which he got on his debut.
  • Shamsi made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut for South Africa against England on 21 June 2018.
  • In April 2020, Shamjee was named in South Africa’s 16-man squad for the 2021 Cricket World Cup.
  • Following the retirement of veteran legspinner Imran Tahir from ODI cricket in 2021, Shamsi has emerged as the first-choice spinner for South Africa in limited overs cricket.


  • In March 2022, Shamsi topped the ICC T20I rankings for bowlers for the first time in his career, following his impressive 7-wicket haul in the 4-match T20I series against Pakistan in Pakistan.
  • In September 2022, in the second match against Sri Lanka, Shamsi took his first five-wicket haul in ODIs.
  • Later that month, Shamsi was named in South Africa’s squad for the 2023 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
  • On 31 July 2021, in the final match of South Africa’s three-match T20I series against England at the Rose Bowl in Southampton, Shamsi took figures of 5/26 from his four overs, making him the sixth player to take a five-wicket haul.
  • for South Africa in T20Is. His fourth wicket was his 66th in this format, passing Dale Steyn as the highest wicket-taker for South Africa in T20Is.

Tabraiz Shamsi, T-20 Career, New Record, Achievement, Family, Ups & Downs

People Also Ask About Tabraiz Shamsi

1. Where is Tabraiz Shamsi born?
ANS:- Johannesburg, South Africa.

2. Is Tabraiz Shamsi married?
ANS:- Yes, Married To balloon bonanza .

3. What is the origin of Tabraiz Shamsi?
ANS:- Is Tabraiz Shamsi from India? He is a South African citizen of Indian origin. Tabraiz Shamsi’s age is 31 years because he was born on 18th February 1990. He was born and raised in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

4. Is Tabraiz Shamsi a Chinaman?
ANS:- Tabraiz Shamsi is a left-arm chinaman bowler from Johannesburg.

5.What is the meaning of Shamsi?
ANS:- of sun or solar.

6.How many wickets has Tabraiz Shamsi taken in T20 cricket?
ANS:- Tabraiz Shamsi’s wicket taken by Right Arm Bowlers in T20 analysis are lbw 0 wickets, bowled 0 wickets, stumped 0 wickets, catch 2 wickets. Tabraiz Shamsi Took 39 Wickets (In 23 T20 innings) with Strike Rate of 13.02 and Average of 12.35.

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