Ismail made her international debut at the age of 17 in January 2007 against Pakistan.
She has moved from being the first change bowler to becoming the leading opening bowler for the national team.
Her favourite cricketer is Morne Morkel.
She is a big soccer fan and enjoys shooting pool in her spare time.
Captain, Dané van Niekerk and Shabnim Ismail took seven wickets between them, setting up an eight-wicket victory for the Momentum Proteas in their must-win, ICC Women’s World Cup match against Sri Lanka at the County Ground in Taunton on Wednesday
Tammy Beaumont and Sarah Taylor shared England’s highest-run partnership in a One-Day International (ODI) when they put together 275 for the second wicket against the Momentum Proteas at the County Ground in Bristol on Wednesday
Momentum Proteas bowler, Shabnim Ismail says the team are fully focused on what they need to do in order to return a positive result in their ICC Women’s World Cup clash against the West Indies on Sunday
Momentum Proteas pace bowler, Shabnim Ismail took a remarkable 4/14 in 7.2 overs to help restrict Zimbabwe to 113 and set up a seven-wicket victory for her side, when they met in the seventh match of the Cricket South Africa (CSA) Women’s Quadrangular Series in Potchefstroom on Monday