The world cricket is praising the Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami who is currently in impressive form. Veteran South African fast bowler, Dale Steyn has claimed that Mohammed Shami is the best bowler at present.
There is no doubt that the Indian pacers are dominating the present world cricket. Some of those are very crucial members for the national team to maintain this domination in almost every match. Mohammed Shami is this kind of crucial members of the Indian team.
Mohammed Shami is the best bowler on current form – Dale Steyn
Recently, on the Twitter account, the 36-year-old South African fast bowler Dale Steyn was asked the best bowler at present according to him. In reply, Steyn wrote, “Shami on current form.”
Since his international debut, Mohammed Shami has gradually grown up by polishing his seam bowling skills. After making international cricket debut in early 2013, Shami has already played 46 Tests, 70 ODIs and seven T20Is where he has taken 173, 131 and eight wickets respectively.
In the last two years, Shami has performed remarkably well in international cricket. Since the beginning of 2018, Shami has taken 118 wickets in international cricket – second among the Indian bowlers. However, during this period, he has taken most Test wickets for India and joint second-most Test wickets in overall as he has picked up 78 Test wickets from 1st January 2018.
The ongoing year (2019) is more impressive for Mohammed Shami. He has already taken 68 international wickets in 2019 – most wicket-taker by an Indian bowler and second-most wicket-taker in overall.
Dale Steyn is not the first man who has praised the present Mohammed Shami. Many experts, including fast bowling experts, have praised the 29-year-old Indian right-arm fast bowler.
Sunil Gavaskar also praised Mohammed Shami
The legendary Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar has also recently highly praised Shami for his present lethal bowling performances. Gavaskar also mentioned Shami as a leopard.
Gavaskar said, “When he is running in. When the spider cam actually takes it, it is such a sight. It is almost like a leopard going for a kill.
“His seam position and wrist position is so good. The last-minute little flick of one finger to get the ball away and the last-minute flick of the index finger to get the ball in. Amazing. This is a skill that he has practiced.”