Shahbaz Ahmed, the 27-year-old left-arm all-rounder performs for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) within the Indian Premier League (IPL) and home matches for the Bengal cricket crew. Shahbaz is changing Washington Sundar as he is additionally a spinner with explosive batting expertise underneath his belt. Within the IPL 2022 auctions, Shahbaz was purchased by RCB for Rs 2.4 crore after a bidding warfare between RCB and KKR lastly got here to an finish for the gifted left-handed all-rounder. He’s now set to switch injured Washington Sundar for the 3-match ODI sequence towards Zimbabwe.
In 2015, Shahbaz was a scholar of civil engineering when he informed his father that he needs to attain his dream of enjoying cricket regardless of failing to make it within the Haryana Beneath-19 crew. His father agreed to his request of transferring to Kolkata solely on one situation, that he’ll full his diploma. Notably, his father labored as a clerk within the sub-divisional Justice of the Peace workplace in Haryana’s Nuh district. (KL Rahul and co ‘pool periods’ cancelled by BCCI resulting from THIS purpose)
So glad for Shahbaz Ahmed he will get alternative for India within the ODI sequence towards Zimbabwe. He deserves to be within the India’s squad, the best way he carried out in IPL and home tournaments it is excellent. He change Washington for ODI sequence towards Zimbabwe. Good luck Shahbaz. pic.twitter.com/v3JtSlHi9P
— CricketMAN2 (@ImTanujSingh) August 16, 2022
It was not a simple highway for the then-21-year-old as he was labelled as an ‘outsider’ when he moved to Kolkata to play within the Tapan Memorial Membership (first division) and banned. Afterward, the Cricket Affiliation of Bengal (CAB) eliminated the ban and now Shahbaz is likely one of the key belongings to the crew’s efficiency greater than six years down the road.
Shahbaz, who made his IPL debut in 2020, has now performed a complete of 29 video games within the cash-rich league with 279 runs to his identify and 13 wickets. He nonetheless has an extended technique to go and has proven nice promise in his performances when given an opportunity. Will probably be attention-grabbing to see if he will get to make his debut for the Males in Blue within the ODI sequence towards Zimbabwe.