Tabraiz Shamsi has revealed he has surprising variations in his bowling options that he will reserve to use them later against batsmen after his 4/27 spell helped South Africa win against Ireland. Shamsi also said he was happy to have wickets on a pitch that he said would help the point guard.
South Africa won the first of three T20I Series matches against Ireland to take a 1-0 lead in Dublin on Monday. Aiden Markram scored the Proteas’ best goal with 39 points on 30 balls in their opening 165/7 innings with unorthodox left-arm spinner Tabraiz Shamsi returning with numbers 4/27 in the victory of the South Africa on 33 points against Ireland.
Shamsi knocked down his first time in Ireland’s eighth inning and on his fifth ball he cleared the stumps of ODI centurion Simi Singh to pick his first wicket of the day. The unorthodox wrist spinner returned in the 12th, playing his third, to pick the twin wickets of Shane Geltake and Mark Adair to reduce Ireland to 74/8.
The spinner had to use his googly to end the innings of Harry Tector, the game’s top Irish scorer in the game who had 36 points, the batsman came down the crease only to miss the line with Kock’s Quinton comfortably completing an easy-to-give stump. Shamsi his fourth and final wicket of the match. Shamsi said he used the easy ways his plan worked and also revealed that he has plenty of variations in his stock that he will use to cheat the batsman in future games.
“I’m just trying to keep it simple, throw the ball into the same area, I was just trying to play according to a plan and keep things tight for the team,” Shamsi said during his presentation ceremony. post-game.
“I have a few variations in the bank, I haven’t laid out all my tips and I want to surprise the batsmen later,” added the spinner.
South African coaches could only find three wickets among them, with Kagiso Rabada getting a brace and Lungi Ngidi getting one. Shamsi mentioned that he was excited to have wickets as he believed conditions would favor their pace and his role on the team would be more contingent on their bowling attack.
“Happy with how he came out today. Lucky to have a few wickets too. When we got to Ireland we thought we were more of a supporting role for the point guard,” said Shamsi.
“I always try to do the same preparation that I always did, evaluating the field and playing a supporting role to the pointers. But today the field was holding up a bit and helped the slower bowlers, in this sense, I had the chance to come into play today “, he concluded.