Shama started playing at the age of 7. At 12, she joined the National Badminton Centre where she trained 5 times a week. Four years later, at the age of 16, Shama joined the Senior National Team.
She spent 17 years of her career representing Mauritius at different international tournaments. She was the champion of Mauritius several times in the Women’s Singles, Women’s Doubles and Mixed Categories, and the Captain of the selection from 2009 to 2014.
Shama participated in three Indian Ocean Island Games (IOIG), winning a total of 5 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze medals. She also took part in 10 African Championships and was the champion of the African continent in 2015.