Mohammad Shahzad

Why diet like Kohli when I can hit longer sixes than him, says Shahzad

Why diet like Kohli when I can hit longer sixes than him, says Shahzad

The burly 30-year-old cricketer, who has had an eventful international career dating back to 2009, simply plays by his own rules. He knows he is overweight but doesn't doubt his ability one bit, so much so that he believes that he can hit bigger sixes than Kohli despite not having the exemplary fitness and skill possessed by the Indian captain. 

May 03, 2018, 16:43 PM IST
Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad fined after playing for Pakistan club

Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad fined after playing for Pakistan club

Trouble-prone Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad has been fined after he was caught playing for a Pakistani cricket club without permission, an Afghan official said Monday.

Apr 16, 2018, 19:00 PM IST
Afghanistan thrash West Indies to win ICC World Cup qualifying final

Afghanistan thrash West Indies to win ICC World Cup qualifying final

Mohammad Shahzad starred as Afghanistan laid down a marker ahead of next year's World Cup by romping to a seven-wicket thrashing of the West Indies in Sunday's's qualifying final in Harare.

Mar 25, 2018, 21:38 PM IST
Afghanistan's wicket-keeper Mohammad Shahzad suspended for doping violation

Afghanistan's wicket-keeper Mohammad Shahzad suspended for doping violation

The 29-year-old Shazad, who has played 58 ODIs and as many T20s for his country, breached article 2.1 of the ICC Anti-Doping Code.

Dec 08, 2017, 09:39 AM IST
Suspended by ICC, Mohammad Shahzad couldn't miss wishing his 'Mahi Bhai' MS Dhoni a happy birthday

Suspended by ICC, Mohammad Shahzad couldn't miss wishing his 'Mahi Bhai' MS Dhoni a happy birthday

Shahzad was recently suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after being charged with doping violations.

Jul 11, 2017, 15:14 PM IST
#ForgiveMS trends on Twitter as fans appeal ICC to end provisional suspension of Mohammad Shahzad

#ForgiveMS trends on Twitter as fans appeal ICC to end provisional suspension of Mohammad Shahzad

Shahzad has so far played 59 ODIs, scoring 1937 runs in and 57 T20Is, scoring 1703 runs for Afghanistan cricket team.

Jul 04, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
Afghan cricketer Mohammad Shahzad charged with breaching ICC Anti-Doping Code

Afghan cricketer Mohammad Shahzad charged with breaching ICC Anti-Doping Code

Within five days from the date of the notice of the charge, Shahzad has the right to request that his B sample is analysed.

Apr 14, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
Mohammad Shahzad surpasses Virat Kohli as fourth highest run getter T20Is

Mohammad Shahzad surpasses Virat Kohli as fourth highest run getter T20Is

In 58 matches, he has scored 1779 runs, almost 70 runs more than fifth-placed Virat Kohli who has notched up 1709 runs in 48 matches and just 27 short of third placed Martin Guptill. He is also ranked No.7 in the best T20 batsmen's list.

Mar 12, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
#IPL2017Auction: Top 5 players up for grabs ahead of 10th edition of Indian Premier League

#IPL2017Auction: Top 5 players up for grabs ahead of 10th edition of Indian Premier League

The IPL 10 auction starts on February 20 with as many as 352 players available to be picked.

Feb 19, 2017, 10:09 AM IST
VIDEO: When helicopter shot came to haunt Team India and skipper MS Dhoni himself

VIDEO: When helicopter shot came to haunt Team India and skipper MS Dhoni himself

During his 18-run knock of 18 balls, Shahzad hit a Helicopter shot in front of Dhoni and off Zaheer.

Jan 21, 2017, 18:44 PM IST
Mohammad Shahzad becomes 1st player ever to score 50s in two different International matches on same day

Mohammad Shahzad becomes 1st player ever to score 50s in two different International matches on same day

Shahzad also went past several prominent names in all-time scoring charts of T20Is.

Jan 21, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Afghani Dhoni, Mohammad Shahzad is winning the internet with this incredible six - Watch video

Afghani Dhoni, Mohammad Shahzad is winning the internet with this incredible six - Watch video

With this six, Shahzad brought 50 for himself and also hit the winnings runs for his team.

Dec 03, 2016, 10:16 AM IST
ICC World T20, Match 30: Afghanistan vs West Indies - As it happened...

ICC World T20, Match 30: Afghanistan vs West Indies - As it happened...

Though a dead rubber, Afghanistan managed to upset West Indies to end their World Twenty20 campaign on a high. 

Mar 27, 2016, 12:51 PM IST
2016 ICC World T20: England keep tournament hopes alive; beat Afghanistan by 15 runs

2016 ICC World T20: England keep tournament hopes alive; beat Afghanistan by 15 runs

England bowling attack finally came to the party and picked up wickets at regular intervals to restrict the fearless Afghans to 127 for nine.

Mar 23, 2016, 19:18 PM IST
ICC World T20, Match 24, Super 10 Group 1: Afghanistan vs England  – As it happened...

ICC World T20, Match 24, Super 10 Group 1: Afghanistan vs England – As it happened...

After restricting England to a below par total of 142 runs, Afghanistan batsmen failed against Eoin Morgan & Co.

Mar 23, 2016, 13:58 PM IST
World Twenty20, Match 24: England vs Afghanistan- Players to watch out for

World Twenty20, Match 24: England vs Afghanistan- Players to watch out for

England know they need to win this tie as it will put them in a position from which they can get closer to qualification for the semi-finals.

Mar 23, 2016, 10:52 AM IST
World Twenty20, Match 24: England vs Afghanistan- Date, time, venue, possible playing XI, tv listing, live streaming

World Twenty20, Match 24: England vs Afghanistan- Date, time, venue, possible playing XI, tv listing, live streaming

For Afghanistan, despite losing both games so far, they have shown flashes of highly entertained and well fought cricket. 

Mar 23, 2016, 09:06 AM IST
Gutsy Afghanistan fall short as South Africa revive their WT20 campaign with 37-run victory

Gutsy Afghanistan fall short as South Africa revive their WT20 campaign with 37-run victory

South Africa set a huge 210-run target, but Afghanistan could managed only 172.

Mar 20, 2016, 18:30 PM IST
MUST WATCH VIDEO: 'Dilscoop' is history, watch sensational 'Shahzadscoop'

MUST WATCH VIDEO: 'Dilscoop' is history, watch sensational 'Shahzadscoop'

Shahzad unleashed his scoop shot in one of the qualifying matches of ICC World Twenty20 against Scotland.

Mar 17, 2016, 13:23 PM IST
ICC World Twenty20, Match 16, Super 10 Group 1: Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan – Date, Time, Venue, Possible Playing XIs, TV Listing, Live Streaming

ICC World Twenty20, Match 16, Super 10 Group 1: Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan – Date, Time, Venue, Possible Playing XIs, TV Listing, Live Streaming

Afghanistan will try to exploit the disarray in the ranks of holders Sri Lanka in the World Twenty20.

Mar 16, 2016, 23:56 PM IST

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