Shadab Bashir Jakati (born 27 November 1980 in Vasco da Gama, Goa) is an Indian first class cricketer. He was Coached By Nitin Vernekar. He is a left-handed batsman and a slow left arm orthodox bowler. He represents Goa in first class cricket and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. In 2008, Shadab Jakati used the IPL to get out of cricketing obscurity. A left-arm orthodox spinner, Jakati got appreciable turn from the South African pitches and was crucial to Chennai Super Kings' surge in the middle stages of the 2009 tournament. He claimed four-fors in back-to-back games, a remarkable achievement in twenty seconds, to announce himself. He is the regular member of chennai super kings. He was also a key figure in Chennai's winning campaign the following year, taking 13 wickets. In 2014 IPL auction RCB brought him for 20 lakhs. In the last season of IPL he has not been impressive. But, then also he says that he has been working hard. He is a promising player who has a bright future ahead of him.