"Pace Like Fire": Virat Kohli, Other Cricket Stars Wish Mohammed Shami On His 30th Birthday
Mohammed Shami turns 30 today, and fans and cricketers took to social media to wish the speedster on his birthday.
Mohammed Shami celebrates his 30th birthday today
BCCI, ICC, Kings XI Punjab, and fans took to social media to wish Shami
Shami will play for Kings XI Punjab in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020
India fast bowler Mohammed Shami turns 30 today and birthday wishes have poured in from all corners of the country for the speedster. Shami is part of the pace attack that helped India stay No. 1 in the ICC Test rankings for a long time. He picked up a hat-trick in the 2019 World Cup – the only Indian bowler to do so. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) posted a video of Shami's spell of 5/35 against South Africa in 2019 and wished him a happy birthday.
49 Tests, 77 ODIs, 11 T20Is— BCCI (@BCCI) September 3, 2020
336 international wickets
Fastest #TeamIndia bowler to claim 100 wickets in ODIs
Happy birthday, @MdShami11
Let's bring in his birthday by reliving his sensational 5-wicket haul against South Africa.
Shami's India teammates Virat Kohli, Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav also paid their wishes.
Happy b'day Shami @MdShami11. Mehnat aur bowling dono karte raho daba ke— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) September 3, 2020
“@MdShami11 of House KXIP, the First of his Name, and the Breaker of the Stumps,” KXIP captioned one of their posts.
Fans paid their wishes on social media. “Happy Birthday ! Mohammed Shami. A consistent wicket taker !!” wrote Swapnadeep Biswas on Twitter.
North Stang Gang were lyrical in their birthday tribute.
“He's Shami! Mohammed Shami! We just dont think you understand, he's our go-to man, he bowls as per the plan, he rips it in as many as he can! The champion who is inseparable part of our team, one who swings it both ways & wraps up matches in 2nd inngs!” wrote North Stand Gang on Twitter.
He's Shami! Mohammed Shami!— North Stand Gang - Wankhede (@NorthStandGang) September 3, 2020
We just dont think you understand, hes our go-to man, he bowls as per the plan, he rips it in as many as he can!
The champion who is inseparable part of our team, one who swings it both ways & wraps up matches in 2nd inngs!#HappyBirthday @MdShami11 pic.twitter.com/jExVBA0yaW
Dev Singh remembered Shami's hat-trick against Afghanistan in the Men's World Cup last year. “Happy Birthday @MdShami11 Mohammed Shami claimed a hat-trick in the last over to guide India to a tense 11-run victory over Afghanistan in #CWC19,” wrote Dev Singh.
Happy Birthday @MdShami11— Dev Singh (@devsing303) September 3, 2020
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Mohammed Shami claimed a hat-trick in the last over to guide India to a tense 11-run victory over Afghanistan in #CWC19. pic.twitter.com/jTAPTqP28X
Shami has picked up 180 Test wickets from 49 matches at 27.36 and 144 wickets in 77 One-day Internationals. He made his Test and ODI debuts in 2013.