Samiullah Shinwari      

Full name Samiullah Shinwari

Born December 31, 1987, Nangrahar, Afghanistan

Current age 31 years 297 days

Major teams Afghanistan, Boost Region, Habib Bank Limited, Speen Ghar Tigers

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Samiullah Shinwari
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 84 74 12 1811 96 29.20 2765 65.49 0 11 137 26 21 0
T20Is 62 55 10 985 61 21.88 829 118.81 0 2 73 37 18 0
First-class 18 27 6 573 102 27.28 1259 45.51 1 2 71 1 14 0
List A 133 120 19 3119 192* 30.88 4218 73.94 3 16 249 63 39 0
T20s 112 98 20 1593 65 20.42 1353 117.73 0 4 105 65 35 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 84 65 2111 1729 46 4/31 4/31 37.58 4.91 45.8 1 0 0
T20Is 62 38 634 688 28 5/13 5/13 24.57 6.51 22.6 1 1 0
First-class 18 32 2167 1240 38 4/75 5/173 32.63 3.43 57.0 2 0 0
List A 133 111 3774 3198 81 4/24 4/24 39.48 5.08 46.5 3 0 0
T20s 112 78 1258 1444 53 5/13 5/13 27.24 6.88 23.7 1 1 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Afghanistan v Scotland at Benoni, Apr 19, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI Afghanistan v West Indies at Leeds, Jul 4, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Afghanistan v Ireland at Colombo (PSS), Feb 1, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I Afghanistan v Ireland at Dehradun, Feb 23, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Zimbabwe XI v Afghanistan at Mutare, Aug 16-19, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Mis Ainak Region v Speen Ghar Region at Kunar, Apr 29-May 1, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Afghanistan v Denmark at Vanderbijlpark, Apr 1, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Boost Region v Mis Ainak Region at Kabul, Sep 24, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Afghanistan v Ireland at Colombo (PSS), Feb 1, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Band-e-Amir Dragons v Kabul Eagles at Kabul, Oct 17, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/26, 40 Kabul Eagles v BEAD Kabul 17 Oct 2019 T20
38*, 0/11 Kabul Eagles v SGT Kabul 16 Oct 2019 T20
1, 0/29 Kabul Eagles v MAK Kabul 13 Oct 2019 T20
0/15, 0 Kabul Eagles v Amo Sharks Kabul 12 Oct 2019 T20
6, 1/6 Kabul Eagles v BDD Kabul 10 Oct 2019 T20
11, 1/19 Kabul Eagles v SGT Kabul 9 Oct 2019 T20
41*, 1/31 Kabul Eagles v BEAD Kabul 7 Oct 2019 T20
4/24, 6 Boost Region v Mis-Ainak Kabul 24 Sep 2019 LA
39, 1/26 Boost Region v Amo Region Amanullah 21 Sep 2019 LA
0/28, 6 Boost Region v Mis-Ainak Amanullah 18 Sep 2019 LA
Profile

Samiullah Shenwari plays the game with the energy typical of a 21st century cricketer. With a bouncing, high-kneed approach to the crease and a bagful of variations, his initial value to Afghanistan was as an enterprising legspinner but his batting has become increasingly useful. He pays precious little regard to the textbook, but Shenwari's good eye means that when he hacks violently at the ball, more often than not he connects and he's crept up from Afghanistan's lower order into their middle. He's also a capable fielder, and is often stationed at point. Shenwari helped to engineer Afghanistan's historic win over Bangladesh at the Asia Cup in March 2014, sharing in a 164-run stand with Asghar Stanikzai and then picking up the vital wicket of Mominul Haque. He has been part of all of Afghanistan's World T20 campaigns, and was shortlisted for the prize of ICC Associate and Affiliate player of the year in 2014. He was an automatic pick for the team that travelled to the 2015 World Cup.
Liam Brickhill

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Jun 24, 2019

Samiullah Shinwari was stranded on 49, Afghanistan v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Southampton, June 24, 2019

Samiullah Shinwari was stranded on 49

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Sep 23, 2018

Mohammad Nabi and Samiullah Shenwari punch gloves, Afghanistan v Bangladesh, 4th match, Super Four, Asia Cup 2018, Abu Dhabi, September 23, 2018

Mohammad Nabi and Samiullah Shenwari punch gloves

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Sep 20, 2018

Samiullah Shenwari went for a big shot and missed the ball, Afghanistan v Bangladesh, Group B, Asia Cup 2018, Abu Dhabi, September 20, 2018

Samiullah Shenwari went for a big shot and missed the ball

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