Did you know Mohammed Shami thought of committing suicide due to personal problems and stress?

Updated: May 04, 2020, 10:12
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    In a startling revelation during an Instagram chat, India speedster Mohammed Shami claimed that he thought of committing suicide thrice while battling personal issues a few years ago, forcing his family to keep a watch over him at all times. He said his family members feared he "might jump" from their 24th-floor apartment. 

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    Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami turns 29 on September 3, 2019. The speedster has had an eventful week so far, which included being part of India's Test series win against West Indies and also getting an arrest warrant from an Indian court for domestic abuse.

    In pic: Mohammed Shami

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    Mohammed Shami represents Bengal in domestic cricket and India in international cricket. He is a right-arm fast-medium swing and seam bowler, which makes him a deceptively potent fast bowler. On January 23, 2019, he became the fastest Indian bowler to take 100 ODI wickets.

    In pic: Mohammed Shami with MS Dhoni

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    Mohammed Shami is also known as a reverse swing specialist. He made his ODI debut against Pakistan in January 2013 where he bowled a record four maiden overs. He picked a five-wicket haul on his Test debut against West Indies in November 2013.

    In pic: Mohammed Shami with Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kedar Jadhav

     

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    Mohammed Shami got married to Hasin Jahan in 2014. Hasin Jahan was a professional model before getting married to the Indian cricketer. Hasin Jahan was also a former cheerleader for IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders.

    In pic: Mohammed Shami and his wife Hasin Jahan in happier times

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    In March 2018, and FIR was lodged by Hasin Jahan against Mohammed Shami and his family on grounds of domestic violence and adultery. Shami was further charged with rape and attempted murder as well as match-fixing by his wife Hasin Jahan.

    Mohammed Shami posted this image with fellow Indian cricketers and their wives on New Year's Eve, captioned, "Wish you a very happy new year. May you and your family be blessed with best of health, happiness and success in the beautiful chapter 2019 in your life. Stay happy. Stay blessed Wishing you all a very very happy new year"

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    Mohammed Shami was later cleared of all corruption charges by the Anti-Corruption Unit.

    Mohammed Shami posted this picture of himself with Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav, captioned, "Winning celebration"

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    During the India-West Indies Test series in 2019, Mohammed Shami picked 5 wickets in the second Test to play a crucial part in India's 2-0 series win.

    Mohammed Shami posted this picture on Amit Mishra's birthday and captioned it, "Thanks for Lovely dinner mishra bhai. many many happy returns of the day @mishiamit @indiancricketteam"

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    As Mohammad Shami was celebrating Team India's series win a court in Kolkata issued an arrest warrant against Mohammad Shami in the domestic abuse case filed against him by his estranged wife Hasin Jahan.

    Mohammed Shami posted this picture of himself enjoying some time out with family, he wrote, "After long time meet my childhood friend's and Sister family...London city"

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    However, the arrest warrant was later stayed by a district court as the court issuing the warrant failed to issue summons in order to appear in court.

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    On his daughter Aaira's birthday in July 2019, Mohammad Shami shared a cute photo along with her and wished her: Many many happy returns of the day my little sweetheart missing you so much baby I’m with you always don’t worry I’m coming to meet you soon 

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    Mohammed Shami made his Test debut in November 2013. Shami has played 49 Tests and has taken 180 wickets averaging at 27.36. His best bowling figures are 6/56.

    Mohammed Shami posted this picture with Daler Mehndi, captioned, "Good time with Daler Paji and waiting for new Song Tere DP"

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    Mohammed Shami made his ODI debut in January 2013 and since has played 77 ODIs taking 144 wickets. Shami's best bowling is 5/69 and he averages at 25.42.

    During Eid, Shami's message was: Wish you all a very happy and peaceful Eid. May Allah accept your good deeds, forgive your transgressions, And ease the suffering of all around the globe. Eid Mubarak

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    Mohammed Shami is the fastest Indian bowler to take 100 wickets in ODIs.

    Mohammed Shami posted this picture of himself with his father captioned, "Miss you"

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    Shami is known to be one of the most deceptive bowlers in cricket due to his ability to seam the ball at a pace of over 140 kmph.

    Mohammed Shami posted this picture of himself with his daughter, captioned, "Chocolate lover"

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    Mohammad Shami shared this throwback picture of himself with his father.

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About The Gallery

Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami made headlines when he recently revealed that he thought of committing suicide on more than occasion. We take a look at his life with close friends and family outside the cricket field. (Pics/ Mohammed Shami Instagram)