Matches (20)
IND v ENG (1)
WPL (2)
PSL 2024 (2)
BPL 2024 (2)
NZ v AUS (1)
WCL 2 (1)
Ranji Trophy (4)
WI 4-Day (4)
CWC Play-off (3)

Full Name

Shabnim Ismail

Born

October 05, 1988, Cape Town, Cape Province

Age

35y 141d

Batting Style

Left hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Fast medium

Playing Role

Bowler

Opening fast-medium bowler Shabnim Ismail made her debut for South Africa as they emerged from their wilderness years in 2007, and quickly became their all-time leading international wicket-taker, a position she maintained throughout her career, having taken 149 international wickets up to and including the 2016 Women's World T20 in India.

In November 2011, she took 6 for 10 as South Africa bowled out the Netherlands for 36 in a World Cup qualifier in Bangladesh.

Her career has not been without controversy - in 2014 she was briefly suspended from the National Academy, after an alcohol-related incident. On a brighter note, in 2015 she was nominated for South African Sportswoman of the Year at the South African Sports awards, missing out to road-cyclist Ashleigh Moolman.

A reserve call-up for the first Women's Big Bash League in 2015-16, Ismail played two matches for the Melbourne Renegades, taking 3 for 10 in her debut versus Melbourne Stars.

Having played in every Women's World T20 since the competition's inauguration in 2009, she once again opened the bowling for South Africa in all four of their matches at the 2016 edition in India; but by her high standards had a disappointing tournament, albeit in tough conditions for pace bowling, taking just 3 wickets at an economy rate of 6.25. Syd Egan

Shabnim Ismail Career Stats

Bowling

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
WTests121502032/53/206.660.8050.0000
WODIs127126617038121916/106/1019.953.7032.3620
WT20Is113112238122911235/125/1218.625.7719.3020

Batting & Fielding

FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
WTests110111.00119.09000000
WODIs12762164723410.2684455.9200395420
WT20Is113421618620*7.1524476.2200133360
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Recent Matches of Shabnim Ismail

MatchBatBowlDateGroundFormat
MI Women vs DC Women--1/2423-Feb-2024BengaluruWT20
Hurricanes vs Strikers7*1/2226-Nov-2023SydneyWT20
Hurricanes vs Renegades--2/2123-Nov-2023HobartWT20
Hurricanes vs Renegades--1/2019-Nov-2023MelbourneWT20
Hurricanes vs Stars--0/2417-Nov-2023BrisbaneWT20

Photos of Shabnim Ismail

Shabnim Ismail picked up the first wicket of WPL 2024 by castling Shafali Verma
Mumbai Indians mentor and bowling coach Jhulan Goswami chats to Shabnim Ismail
Shabnim Ismail made key breakthroughs in the power surge
Shabnim Ismail picked up three top-order wickets to keep the Stars to a moderate total
Shabnim Ismail removed London Spirit openers
Shabnim Ismail troubled the batters with her pace and fire