India has a number of talents in sports, especially in cricket. Over the years, India has produced many talented cricketers. On the global stage, they made India proud with their exceptional performance. Mohammad Shami is one of them. On the global stage, the Indian bowler showcased his excellence many times. In the World Cup 2023, he was excellent. Because of his immense contribution to Indian cricket, Mohammad Shami received the Arjuna Award.
Shami won Arjuna Award:
Mohammad Shami had a fantastic 2023. He achieved new highs and created new records on the biggest stage. His performance made India proud. Depending on his phenomenal performance, Team India experienced so many desired wins. As a result of their exciting performance throughout the year, he was nominated for the Arjuna Award.
Arjuna Award is the highest sporting award in India. On Monday, Mohammad Shami was awarded this prestigious award by the President of India Droupadi Murmu at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. That was a huge moment in his career. After winning this award, the Pacer opened up about his feelings. He said, “This award is a dream, life passes and people are not able to win this award. I am happy that I have been nominated for this award.” He also said, “It is difficult for me to explain this moment. All I can say is ‘Dreams come true.”
Stealer 2023 for Shami:
Mohammad Shami is an exceptionally talented player of Team India. This right-arm fast bowler is a nightmare for the opponents. He had an amazing 2023. Last year, the pacer played four Test matches for India. in those matches, he picked up 13 wickets. That was just the start. The whole world has seen a different version of Mohammad Shami in the World Cup.
Team management included him in India’s squad for the World Cup. In the first few matches, he was not a part of the playing XI. After Hardik Pandya’s injury, he was named in the playing XI. After that, there was no look back. In the tournament, he registered a spell of 7/57. That was an outstanding performance. In this edition, he played 7 matches picked up 24 wickets, and ended the tournament as the highest wicket-taker. He became the first Indian to pick up the most wickets in a single edition of the tournament by surpassing Zaheer Khan.