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New Delhi, 9 May: Indian cricket team’s star fast bowler Mohammed Shami has praised the current captain of the team, Virat Kohli. Talking to Cricbuzz, he said that Kohli supports the bowlers in the field, giving them the freedom to formulate strategies according to their own. He always talks about the bowlers’ plans during the game and only shares his input if the plan fails.
While talking about himself, he said that he never pressurized me during the match. I never feel that I am standing in front of Virat Kohli. Kohli talks with me like a childhood friend. He further told that according to the match, he also jokes and sometimes gets angry, but we do not feel bad about his behavior. Hardly a captain like Kohli would give so much freedom to a player.
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Talk about Mohammed Shami’s cricketing career, he has taken 180 wickets at an average of 27.6 in 95 innings while playing 50 Test cricket matches for the country so far. In Test cricket, his name is the act of taking five wickets five times and nine times four.
In addition to Test cricket, he has taken 12 wickets at an average of 25.6 in 78 innings while playing 48 Tests and an average of 35.7 in 12 innings while playing 12 T20I cricket matches.