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Shahbaz Ahmed


ABOUT
Shahbaz Ahmed

Full NameShahbaz Ahmed

BornDecember 12, 1994

NationalityIndian

RoleAll-Rounder

MOST RECENT MATCHES

MATCH RUNS BF 4s 6s SR OVERS MO RC WKTS ECO EX
PBKS vs RCB 8 11 1 0 72.73 2 0 11 1 5.50 0
RR vs RCB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
RCB vs KKR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
RCB vs SRH 14 10 0 1 140.00 2 0 7 3 3.50 0
MI vs RCB 1 2 0 0 50.00 1 0 14 0 14.00 0
BATTING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
T20s 23 13 180 151 5 22.50 119.20 0 1 60 13 5 13 0
LISTAs 21 16 435 485 5 39.54 89.69 1 1 107 29 13 7 0
FIRSTCLASS 13 19 559 1055 2 32.88 52.98 0 4 82 65 6 7 0
BOWLING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
T20s 23 23 73 500 21 23.80 6.84 3/22 0 0
LISTAs 21 21 169 755 18 41.94 4.46 3/35 0 0
FIRSTCLASS 13 20 256 668 37 18.05 2.60 11/101 1 1
ABOUT

Shahbaz Ahmed is an Indian Cricketer born on 12th December 1994 in the city of Mewat, Haryana. He is a left-arm orthodox spin bowler, who can also contribute some vital runs with the willow if needed.


Career


Domestic Career


Shahbaz Ahmed was born in Haryana, but he plays domestic cricket for the Bengal cricket team. Ahmed made his List-A debut versus the Jammu and Kashmir team on September 20, 2018 at Chennai. He returned with figures of 1/22 in his debut match. 


Soon, Ahmed received his maiden first-class cap versus Hyderabad. He scored 27 runs and scalped one wicket for his team in that game. Shahbaz made his T20 debut against Haryana on February 24, 2019 at Cuttack. He picked up one wicket again besides contributing a vital 12-ball 17 in the lower order that helped his team win the match by three wickets. 


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So far, Shahbaz has played 13 first-class matches, scoring 559 runs, including four half-centuries. He has also picked up 37 first-class wickets at an economy rate of 2.60. In List-A cricket, his aggregate is 435 runs in 16 innings at an average of 39.54. He has 18 List-A wickets to his name, with his best figures being 3/35. 


Talking about his numbers in T20 cricket, Shahbaz Ahmed has taken 21 wickets in 23 innings at a miserly economy rate of 6.84. His batting strike rate in T20s is 119.20, while he has recorded one fifty in the game’s shortest format. 


IPL Career


Shahbaz Ahmed earned his maiden IPL deal from the Royal Challengers Bangalore Team at IPL Auction 2020. The RCB franchise snapped him up for 20 lakhs INR. Ahmed played his first IPL match against the Rajasthan Royals at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. 


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The 26-year-old played two matches for RCB in IPL 2020, taking two wickets and scoring one run. His economy rate was 7.33 in the 2020 IPL season. RCB retained him in IPL 2021 Auction.  


Background


Hailing from Haryana, the journey to the big stage was not easy for Shahbaz Ahmed. He had a few issues with his address during the early phases of his career. However, after starting his career with Bengal, Shahbaz did not look back. He enjoys batting, but he worked on his bowling to raise his stocks as a cricketer. Ahmed considers Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja as his idol. He recently became the seventh bowler from Bengal to take a hat-trick in the Ranji Trophy. 


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