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Shabnim Ismail
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The story of Shabnim Ismail

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She is currently one of the fastest bowlers in women's cricket and has come a long way since her international debut in January 2007. Meet Shabnim Ismail – South Africa's best in the business.

"I always set goals for myself in every game or every tournament I play, I want to be first the best human being that I can be, and then be the best bowler of my team and to always be a team player. I want to be the best bowler in the world."

Ismail had an annus mirabilis, finishing as South Africa's highest wicket-taker in the limited-overs formats in 2018, claiming 14 scalps in one-day internationals and 20 in Twenty20 Internationals.

She opened up to ICC Cricket 360 about how she started her cricketing journey, on becoming her country's first-choice fast bowler, her bowling partnership with Marizanne Kapp, the recent growth of women's cricket, and more.

Watch below!

Video cwc19 31 Mar 19
The story of Shabnim Ismail

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