Tabraiz Shamsi: Five interesting facts about Royal Challengers Bangalore's mystery spinner
Shamsi's performance so far suggests he has a bright future ahead of him.
New Delhi: Not many had heard of Tabraiz Shamsi when he was named by Virat Kohli's RCB as replacement for the injured Samuel Badree.
After his two outings in the Indian Premier League, Shamsi has managed grab the attention of several fans.
While he hasn't really taken the league by storm, Shamsi's performance (2 wickets in 2 matches) so far suggests he has a bright future ahead of him.
Here are five things you ought to know about RCB's latest acquisition.
Shamsi began his cricketing career at Gauteng and currently represents the Titans
In 68 first-class matches, he has picked up 272 wickets at an economy rate of 3.44
In 46 T20 matches, Shamsi has scalped 47 wickets at an economy rate of 7.04
He has represented the South African A side against the touring England XI in a T20 warm-up match
The chinaman bowler has an extremely funny wicket-taking celebration called the 'Bus Driver Celebration'
— Tabraiz Shamsi (@shamsi90) April 19, 2016