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.
A ruthless performance by the bowling unit saw them set up a 10-wicket victory for the Momentum Proteas women in their last Group B match against Papua New Guinea (PNG) at the Nondescripts Cricket Club Ground in Colombo on Monday.
CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA has today suspended Shabnim Ismail and Trisha Chetty, two of its nationally contracted women players, for repeat offences that breach its Rules and Code of Code of Conduct (“the Code”)
The Momentum Proteas women got their Twenty20 (T20) series off to a good start with an 11-run victory over the West Indies at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead on Friday.
The Momentum Proteas women are determined to bounce back from their opening ODI match loss to the West Indies and level the series when the sides clash on Saturday