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 Gujarat Lions 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 overs, to announce himself. He is a 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 Royal Challengers Bangalore brought him for ₹20 lakhs. In 2014 he has not been impressive.After excellent performance in mushtaq ali trophy he is back in the IPL. Gujarat Lions bought him for ₹20 lakhs.
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