Shahbaz Ahmed
Shahbaz Ahmed. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

On Sunday, October 9, the 27-year-old Shahbaz Ahmed earned his maiden ODI cap as he grew to become the 247th participant to symbolize India within the 50-over format of white-ball cricket. Within the match, the all-rounder picked up the wicket of Janneman Malan however most significantly, was good with the brand new ball within the powerplay. Indian captain Shikhar Dhawan recognized his worth and in addition praised his contribution within the post-match presentation.

Time nevertheless wasn’t sort to him a number of years again. With the dream of enjoying skilled cricket, Shahbaz dropped out as an engineering scholar and left Haryana to pursue his cricketing profession in Kolkata. His father for as soon as was very sad together with his resolution and even gave an final warning about his cricketing profession. Recalling the incident, Jan Ahmed spoke to Indian Specific about what occurred throughout that point.

“Maine usse us din kaha kuch kar ke aana, warna mat aana waapis (Do one thing along with your life, in any other case do not come again),” Jan mentioned after his son made his debut for India as quoted by NDTV.

“He was decided to do one thing large. Even his school professors instructed him that it was a mistake as a result of he was scholar. Shahbaz instructed his head of the division that ‘someday you’ll give me my diploma and in addition felicitate me.’ And final 12 months it occurred,” his mom added.

Iyer and Kishan star as India defeat South Africa by 7 wickets

Speaking of how the 2nd ODI panned out, the center order stepped up for India because the Males in Blue registered a cushty win over South Africa within the recreation at Ranchi. Chasing a complete of 279, India misplaced two early wickets of Shikhar Dhawan and Shubman Gill. Nonetheless, with the introduction of dew later within the match, the batting received simpler and it was Shreyas Iyer and Ishan Kishan who helped India win the match by 7 wickets.

The KKR captain registered his second ODI hundred as he remained not out at 113. He was additionally adjudged the participant of the match for his good century beneath stress. Somebody who missed the century by a whisker was Ishan Kishan as he was dismissed at 93 runs. Nonetheless, his type will increase his confidence in means of eyeing a comeback in the primary squad of workforce India. The third and closing match of the sequence shall be performed on October 11 at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.