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Tabraiz Shamsi: Five interesting facts about Royal Challengers Bangalore's mystery spinner
Courtesy: Twitter (‏‏@shamsi90)

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'

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IPL 2017 Points Table

TEAMS MP Won Lost Pts
MI 14 10 4 20
RPS 14 9 5 18
SRH 14 8 5 17
KKR 14 8 5 16
KXIP 14 7 7 14
DD 14 6 8 12
GL 14 4 10 8
RCB 14 3 10 7

ORANGE CAP

1 David Warner
SRH
641
Runs
2 Gautam Gambhir
KKR | 498 Runs
3 Shikhar Dhawan
SRH | 479 Runs

PURPLE CAP

1 Bhuvneshwar Kumar
SRH
26 Wickets
2 Jaydev Unadkat
RPS | 24 Wickets
3 Jasprit Bumrah
MI | 20 Wickets