Samiullah Shenwari      

Full name Samiullah Shenwari

Born December 31, 1987, Nangrahar, Afghanistan

Current age 30 years 263 days

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

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Samiullah Shenwari
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs Insights on odi 78 68 9 1710 96 28.98 2650 64.52 0 11 131 24 21 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 60 54 10 968 61 22.00 810 119.50 0 2 70 37 18 0
First-class 18 27 6 573 102 27.28 1259 45.51 1 2 71 1 14 0
List A 119 106 15 2773 192* 30.47 3807 72.83 2 15 219 57 38 0
T20s Insights on t20 94 82 16 1255 61 19.01 1093 114.82 0 3 82 47 30 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs Insights on odi 78 62 1997 1629 44 4/31 4/31 37.02 4.89 45.3 1 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 60 37 622 660 28 5/13 5/13 23.57 6.36 22.2 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 119 100 3379 2869 71 4/28 4/28 40.40 5.09 47.5 2 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 94 68 1108 1236 49 5/13 5/13 25.22 6.69 22.6 1 1 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Afghanistan v Scotland at Benoni, Apr 19, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI Afghanistan v Bangladesh at Abu Dhabi, Sep 20, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Afghanistan v Ireland at Colombo (PSS), Feb 1, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I Ireland v Afghanistan at Bready, Aug 22, 2018 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 Afghanistan v Bangladesh at Abu Dhabi, Sep 20, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Afghanistan v Ireland at Colombo (PSS), Feb 1, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Ireland v Afghanistan at Bready, Aug 22, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
18, 0/12 Afghanistan v Bangladesh Abu Dhabi 20 Sep 2018 ODI # 4041 Insights on
1 Afghanistan v Ireland Bready 22 Aug 2018 T20I # 697
1 Afghanistan v Ireland Bready 20 Aug 2018 T20I # 696
36, 0/21 Speen-Ghar v Boost Region Kabul 27 Jul 2018 LA
1/68, 192* Speen-Ghar v Amo Region Kabul 25 Jul 2018 LA
4 Speen-Ghar v Band-Region Kabul 20 Jul 2018 LA
29, 0/20 Speen-Ghar v Kabul Region Kabul 15 Jul 2018 LA
104, 1/41 Speen-Ghar v Boost Region Khost 11 Jul 2018 LA
33, 1/22 Speen-Ghar v Mis-Ainak Khost 10 Jul 2018 LA
33* Afghanistan v Bangladesh Dehradun 7 Jun 2018 T20I # 669
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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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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Jun 2, 2017

Samiullah Shenwari takes a stunning catch in the deep, West Indies v Afghanistan, 1st T20, Basseterre, June 2, 2017

Samiullah Shenwari takes a stunning catch in the deep

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Mar 24, 2017

Samiullah Shenwari struck his 11th ODI fifty, Afghanistan v Ireland, 5th ODI, Greater Noida, March 24, 2017

Samiullah Shenwari struck his 11th ODI fifty

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