Shabnim Ismail



First name



Middle name






Name as you are most commonly referred



Nickname (and why you got this name)




(People tend to not know how to pronounce my name so this is a shorter name for myself) 


Date, month, year of birth


5 October 1988 

City and country of birth


Cape Town South Africa

Domestic team


Western Province

Playing role in the team

Specialist Bowler


Batting Style



Bowling Style


RFM ( Right arm fast medium) 

Specialist fielding position (if applicable)




In 50 words, introduce yourself to the world











shabnim made her international debut at the age of 17 in january 2007 against pakistan,as a first change bowler,who is now leading the south African bowling attack with great success,she also has another favourite sport which is soccer,an shooting pool!

Do you work or study while playing cricket?






What was your most recent performance in a domestic tournament?





In what year did you first represent your country in a cricket match/series?







Have you represented your country in any other sport before?  When and where?






Relatives who have represented your country in cricket before?


Mohammed Yaseen Vallie (cousin)



Relatives who have represented your country in any other sport before?




Who is your favourite cricketer, and why?

Morne Morkel
His passion for the sport
He's aggressiveness
He is very down to earth 




Which international cricketer would you most liken your playing style to, and why?


Dale Steyn-cause of our bowling action,an aggressiveness


What is your best cricketing moment/performance to date?


SA Vs Nertherlands. My Figures 8.2overs 9runs 6wickets



What is the favourite cricket ground you have played on, and why?




Want is your cricketing ambition?




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