Samiullah Shinwari      

Full name Samiullah Shinwari

Born December 31, 1987, Nangrahar, Afghanistan

Current age 31 years 114 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 81 71 10 1737 96 28.47 2673 64.98 0 11 133 25 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 124 111 16 2875 192* 30.26 3928 73.19 2 16 229 59 38 0
T20s 105 91 18 1456 65 19.94 1247 116.76 0 4 93 60 35 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 81 64 2063 1698 45 4/31 4/31 37.73 4.93 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 124 104 3487 2971 72 4/28 4/28 41.26 5.11 48.4 2 0 0
T20s 105 71 1156 1307 50 5/13 5/13 26.14 6.78 23.1 1 1 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Afghanistan v Scotland at Benoni, Apr 19, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI Afghanistan v Ireland at Dehradun, Mar 10, 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 Afghanistan v Ireland at Dehradun, Mar 10, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Afghanistan v Ireland at Colombo (PSS), Feb 1, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Afghanistan v Ireland at Dehradun, Feb 23, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0 Afghanistan v Ireland Dehradun 10 Mar 2019 ODI # 4110
4, 1/60 Afghanistan v Ireland Dehradun 5 Mar 2019 ODI # 4105
0/28 Afghanistan v Ireland Dehradun 23 Feb 2019 T20I # 746
17 Afghanistan v Ireland Dehradun 21 Feb 2019 T20I # 745
7 Sindhis v Arabians Sharjah 30 Nov 2018 Other T20
44 Sindhis v Tigers Sharjah 29 Nov 2018 Other T20
1 Sindhis v Warriors Sharjah 27 Nov 2018 Other T20
8 Sindhis v Pakhtoons Sharjah 24 Nov 2018 Other T20
3* Sindhis v Knights Sharjah 22 Nov 2018 Other T20
0 Panthers v Kabul Zwanan Sharjah 20 Oct 2018 T20
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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