Shabnim Ismail Biography, Height, Records, Age, Boyfriend, Family & More


 Full Biography  of Shabnim Ismail 

Shabnim Ismail Biography: One of the fastest female bowlers from South Africa, Shabnim Ismail, was born on 5th October 1988 in Cape Town, South Africa. She is South Africa’s team lead wicket-taker in ODI and T20 matches. She used to be a second-chance bowler in her early years. Later, she worked through it and became a Frontline bowler leading to the openings of bowling.


Shabnim Ismail Biography

She set the record for taking the most wickets in three matches in the 2009 T20 World Cup. Along with this, she has set lots of records in her career for her bowling skills. She made her debut in an ODI against Pakistan in early 2007. Besides having outstanding records in her cricket journey, she also has gone through controversies. But her controversies never came in between her incredible bowling act. here’s Shabnim Ismail Biography.

Basic Information of Shabnim Ismail

  • Name: Shabnim Ismail
  • Member of WPL team: South Africa Women 
  • Role: Bowler 
  • Batting Style: Left-handed 
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm fast 

Physical Appearance of Shabnim Ismail

Shabnim Ismail Biography

Shabnim Ismail Biography

Personal Life of Shabnim Ismail  

Shabnim Ismail Biography

  • Date of Birth: 5th October 1988
  • Age: 34 years
  • Birth Place: Cape Town, South Africa 
  • Zodiac sign: Libra 
  • Nationality: South Africa 
  • School and College: High-school dropout, then Mechanical Engineering College.
  • Educational Qualifications: Graduate
  • Net Worth: 2 Million dollars approx 

Family & Religion of Shabnim Ismail

Shabnim Ismail Biography

Cricket Statistics of Shabnim Ismail | Shabnim Ismail Biography


ODI- Shabnim Ismail played 1 ODI match and scored four runs in 1 Inning. 

T20- Shabnim Ismail played 1 T20 match and scored two runs in 1 Inning. 

WODI- Shabnim Ismail played 79 WODI matches and scored 205 runs in 39 Innings. 


ODI- She Took 2 Wickets in 1 ODI innings with a Strike Rate of 21.00 and an Average of 4.00. She delivered 42 balls with 1 Maiden over and took two wickets.

T20- Shabnim Ismail Took 3 Wickets in 1 T20 innings with a Strike Rate of 8.00 and an Average of 6.33. She delivered 24 balls with 1 Maiden over.

WODI- Shabnim Ismail Took 126 Wickets in 78 WODI innings with a Strike Rate of 29.30 and an Average of 19.19. She delivered 3693 balls with 69 Maiden overs and took two wickets 13 times, three wickets 19 times and s, and five wickets twice.

Jersey Number: 89

  • Domestic/State Teams: Western Province, Gauteng, Melbourne Renegades, Yorkshire Diamonds, KwaZulu -Natal Coastal, Sydney Thunder, Oval Invincibles, and Up Warriorz 

Preferences & Hobbies of Shabnim Ismail 

  • Hobbies: Unknown
  • Favourite Cricketers: Andre Nel
  • Favourite Food: Unknown 
  • Favourite Color: Unknown 

Awards and Recognitions of Shabnim Ismail 

  • She won the CSA WOMEN Cricketers Of The Year Award IN 2015 at the annual South Africa Cricket Awards ceremony. 
  • She was named Women’s T20 Player of the Year in 2020 at Cricketer South Africa’s annual awards ceremony.
  • She was named Women’s Player of the Month in 2021 in the ICC Player of the Month Awards. 

Lesser-Known Facts | Shabnim Ismail Biography

  • She is the highest wicket-taker for South Africa across all formats. She took 15 wickets on her debut for Ismail Western Province.
  • She bowled at a speed of 128 kilometres per hour during a match, and it was the fastest delivery in women’s cricket.
  • She has a lot of interest in fast cars. Her dream car is Ford Focus ST. 
  • The only controversy in her career was due to an alcohol-related accident. She was suspended from the national academy for the same.

Instagram Handle of Shabnim Ismail Biography

You can always support her by following her Instagram account – @shabnim_ismail

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