Shahbaz Ahmed is an Indian cricketer who plays for Bengal in domestic cricket and for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in Indian Premier League (IPL). He is generally a bowling all-rounder who bats occasionally. Shahbaz made his List A debut in the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy for Bengal against Jammu and Kashmir at Chennai. Three overs were bowled by him and took one wicket in the match. Two months later, he made his Ranji debut against Hyderabad where he scored 27 runs and took a wicket as well. He made his Twenty20 debut in the 2018-19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for Bengal against Haryana at Cuttack. Also, he was bought by RCB in 2020 IPL auction where he made his debut against Rajasthan Royals (RR).
|Full Name||Shahbaz Ahmed|
|Nickname||Not yet discovered|
Shahbaz Ahmed is 5ft. 9” inches tall and 78 kg in weight. His eye and hair color are black. He does not have any tattoo on his body.
|Height||5ft. 9” (175 cm)|
|Body measurements||Chest: N/A Waist: N/A Biceps: N/A|
Shahbaz is 27 years old and was born in Mewat, Haryana. He is a Muslim and strictly follows his religion. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He completed his graduation in Bachelor’s of Technology from Manav Rachna University.
|Born||December 12, 1994|
|University||Manav Rachna University|
Salad Days of Shahbaz
Shahbaz Ahmed started playing cricket when he was 3 years old. At the early stage of his cricket career, Shahbaz Ahmed played for Gurgaon domestic cricket team but no one noticed his ability. Later on, in 2015 on his friend’s advice living in Bengal, recommended him to come and play cricket for Tapan Memorial Club. Afterwards, he was selected to play for Bengal Cricket Team in Ranji Trophy.
|Cricket Ground||Eden Gardens|
|TV Show||Not known|
Shahbaz’s father Ahmed works as a clerk in the Noon district. His mother’s name is Shabnam Begum and has a sister named Farheen.
|Mother Name||Shabnam Begum|
|Mother’s Profession||Not yet discovered|
|Wife/Girlfriend||Not revealed yet|
|Jersey Number||21 (IPL)|
|Batting Style||Left-handed batsman|
|Bowling Style||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|First Class Debut||Hyderabad vs Bengal at Hyderabad (in 2018)|
|List A debut||Bengal vs Jammu Kashmir at Chennai (in 2018)|
|International Debut||Test: – |
|Major Teams||Bengal India A Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|T-20 Debut||Haryana vs Bengal at Cuttack (in 2019)|
|Likes to Play Against||N/A|
- He was picked up by RCB in the auction for IPL 2020. Post his signing, he has been in contact with Mike Hesson.
- He played a brilliant knock of 61 not out against Rajasthan in the 2019-20 Ranji Trophy, to hand Bengal a 2-wicket win.
- He is the first player from Mewat to bag an IPL contract.
|Cars Collection||Not Known|
|Bikes Collection||Not Known|
|IPL Salary||2.4 Crore|
|Net Worth||3,500 Lakhs|
In 2022 IPL Mega Auction, RCB bought back uncapped Indian player Shahbaz Ahmed for INR 2.4 crore. He was retained by RCB in IPL 2021 auction. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bid for him for a while but RCB managed to bring him back in their team. Ahmed played his first IPL match against the Rajasthan Royals at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Words of his coach:
“He is full of heart, full of belief, and he adapts really well. If you tell him something, he tries to rectify it very quickly. He’s very keen, very fit. His energy – if he’s standing at third man and the captain wants him to bowl, he comes in running,” Lal said.
|Twitter Handle||Not known|
|Facebook Page||Not known|
|International Award||Not yet played any international match|
IPL Performance of Shahbaz:
The all-rounder was signed by the Royal Challengers Bangalore ahead of the 13th season of the Indian Premier League for INR 20 lakh. RCB could only manage to score 149 against SRH in 6th match of IPL 2021. It was difficult for RCB to stop SRH from achieving this target. But it was Shahbaz Ahmed who led the team to victory. The spinner dismissed Jonny Bairstow, Manish Pandey and Abdul Samad in the 17th over of SRH innings and he played a huge role in RCB’s 6-run win.
Q.1 What is the age of Shahbaz Ahmed?
Ans. 27 years.
Q.2 In 2021 IPL, Shahbaz played for which team?
Ans. Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Q.3 Shahbaz played for which team in Ranji Trophy?
Q.4 Where is Shahbaz Ahmed from?
Ans. He is from Mewat, Haryana.
Q.5 Is Shahbaz Ahmed a good batsman?
Ans. He is an all-rounder.