Shahbaz Nadeem is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He has played for the Indian Under-19 team, Bihar Under-14s and has also represented his state, Jharkhand in the domestic arena. He came into the limelight after taking a nine-wicket haul against Sikkim in an Under-15 game in 2002.
Known for his athletic fielding too, he was a fixture at point for his state team as well as the East Zone side. After an impressive first-class debut in 2004-05, he made it to Under-19 One-dayers against Australia and played only one match in the Under-19 World Cup.
He was signed by the Delhi franchise for the fourth edition of the Indian T20 League in 2011 and has stayed with them ever since.