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Najaf Shah      

Full name Syed Najaf Hussain Shah

Born December 17, 1984, Gojarkhan, Rawalpindi

Current age 30 years 256 days

Major teams Pakistan, Dera Murad Jamali Ibexes, Pakistan International Airlines, Rawalpindi

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium-fast

Syed Najaf Hussain Shah
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 2 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 128 152 46 1030 38* 9.71 0 0 32 0
List A 79 31 9 105 17* 4.77 218 48.16 0 0 12 0
Twenty20 18 5 2 20 10 6.66 22 90.90 0 0 0 1 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 1 1 60 59 0 - - - 5.90 - 0 0 0
First-class 128 23718 11150 463 7/57 24.08 2.82 51.2 24 3
List A 79 3993 2934 96 5/33 5/33 30.56 4.40 41.5 1 1 0
Twenty20 18 18 382 536 15 4/26 4/26 35.73 8.41 25.4 1 0 0
Career statistics
Only ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi, May 22, 2007 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 2000/01
Last First-class Pakistan International Airlines v State Bank of Pakistan at Sialkot, Nov 28-Dec 1, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2000/01
Last List A United Bank Limited v Pakistan International Airlines at Karachi, Feb 1, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Karachi Zebras v Rawalpindi Rams at Karachi, Feb 24, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Rawalpindi Rams v Sialkot Stallions at Faisalabad, May 13, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/43, 0* S Stallions v R Rams Faisalabad 13 May 2015 T20
0/41 S Stallions v P Panthers Faisalabad 11 May 2015 T20
2/37 PIA v United Bank Karachi 1 Feb 2015 LA
1/37 PIA v Hawks Hyderabad (Sind) 30 Jan 2015 LA
1/47 PIA v Quetta Bears Karachi 28 Jan 2015 LA
15, 3/55, 7, 1/59 PIA v State B of P Sialkot 28 Nov 2014 FC
3/61, 0, 4/30 PIA v Stags Sialkot 23 Nov 2014 FC
6/31, 4/58 PIA v Pakistan TV Sialkot 18 Nov 2014 FC
0/16, 2, 1/53 PIA v Khan RL Rawalpindi 12 Nov 2014 FC
4, 2/49, 34, 6/21 PIA v Quetta Bears Islamabad 30 Oct 2014 FC
Profile

Although Najaf has been playing first-class cricket for seven years, it wasn't until the 2004-05 season when he grabbed over 60 wickets on the local circuit that he got noticed. The tall and well-built Najaf, one of the handful left-arm pacers that Pakistan has produced since the retirement of Wasim Akram, had been on the verge of international selection ever since.

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Jul 21, 2009

Najaf Shah headshot

Najaf Shah headshot

© PakPassion.net

Aug 2, 2007

Najaf Shah headshot

Najaf Shah headshot

© Faras Ghani

Aug 2, 2007

Najaf Shah with the ball at the training camp, National Stadium Karachi, August 2, 2007

Najaf Shah with the ball at the training camp

© Faras Ghani

Tour Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Sep 8-12, 2005
Match drawn
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Sep 3-4, 2005
Match drawn
England v Australia at Nottingham - Aug 25-28, 2005
England won by 3 wickets
Northants v Australians at Northampton - Aug 20-21, 2005
Match drawn
Scotland v Australians at Edinburgh - Aug 18, 2005
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
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