Samiullah Shenwari      

Full name Samiullah Shenwari

Born December 31, 1987, Nangrahar, Afghanistan

Current age 30 years 295 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 79 69 10 1733 96 29.37 2669 64.93 0 11 132 25 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 120 107 16 2796 192* 30.72 3826 73.07 2 15 220 58 38 0
T20s Insights on t20 103 90 18 1439 65 19.98 1228 117.18 0 4 90 60 35 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs Insights on odi 79 63 2003 1638 44 4/31 4/31 37.22 4.90 45.5 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 120 101 3385 2878 71 4/28 4/28 40.53 5.10 47.6 2 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 103 70 1144 1279 50 5/13 5/13 25.58 6.70 22.8 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 23, 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 23, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Afghanistan v Ireland at Colombo (PSS), Feb 1, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Kabul Zwanan v Paktia Panthers at Sharjah, Oct 20, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0 Panthers v Kabul Zwanan Sharjah 20 Oct 2018 T20
27 Panthers v Kabul Zwanan Sharjah 18 Oct 2018 T20
65, 1/22 Panthers v Knights Sharjah 17 Oct 2018 T20
19* Panthers v KingsLeopard Sharjah 14 Oct 2018 T20
0/21, 2 Panthers v Legends Sharjah 13 Oct 2018 T20
8 Panthers v Knights Sharjah 12 Oct 2018 T20
25 Panthers v Legends Sharjah 10 Oct 2018 T20
38* Panthers v KingsLeopard Sharjah 7 Oct 2018 T20
- Panthers v Kabul Zwanan Sharjah 5 Oct 2018 T20
0/9, 23* Afghanistan v Bangladesh Abu Dhabi 23 Sep 2018 ODI # 4045 Insights on
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 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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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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