Samiullah Shenwari      

Full name Samiullah Shenwari

Born February 3, 1987, Nangrahar, Afghanistan

Current age 30 years 256 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 71 61 8 1602 96 30.22 2428 65.98 0 11 124 24 19 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 55 49 9 848 61 21.20 715 118.60 0 2 64 29 15 0
First-class 17 25 6 524 102 27.57 1195 43.84 1 2 64 0 13 0
List A 105 92 12 2259 96 28.23 3248 69.55 0 15 174 41 30 0
T20s Insights on t20 87 75 15 1135 61 18.91 995 114.07 0 3 76 39 26 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs Insights on odi 71 61 1985 1617 44 4/31 4/31 36.75 4.88 45.1 1 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 55 37 622 660 28 5/13 5/13 23.57 6.36 22.2 1 1 0
First-class 17 30 1862 1067 33 4/75 4/80 32.33 3.43 56.4 2 0 0
List A 105 94 3190 2685 68 4/28 4/28 39.48 5.05 46.9 2 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 87 66 1072 1185 49 5/13 5/13 24.18 6.63 21.8 1 1 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Afghanistan v Scotland at Benoni, Apr 19, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v Afghanistan at Gros Islet, Jun 11, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Afghanistan v Ireland at Colombo (PSS), Feb 1, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I West Indies v Afghanistan at Basseterre, Jun 3, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Zimbabwe XI v Afghanistan at Mutare, Aug 16-19, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Afghanistan v Namibia at Greater Noida, Apr 10-12, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Afghanistan v Denmark at Vanderbijlpark, Apr 1, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Boost Region v Speen Ghar Region at Amanullah, Aug 19, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Afghanistan v Ireland at Colombo (PSS), Feb 1, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Mis Ainak Knights v Speen Ghar Tigers at Kabul, Sep 17, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
30*, 1/9 SGT v MAK Kabul 17 Sep 2017 T20
1, 0/15 SGT v Kabul Eagles Kabul 15 Sep 2017 T20
0/10, 24 SGT v BEAD Kabul 14 Sep 2017 T20
1*, 3/20 SGT v BDD Kabul 12 Sep 2017 T20
0/13, 1 SGT v Amo Sharks Kabul 11 Sep 2017 T20
0, 0/8 Boost Region v Speen-Ghar Amanullah 19 Aug 2017 LA
85, 0/28 Boost Region v Band-Region Khost 17 Aug 2017 LA
15, 0/41 Boost Region v Band-Region Khost 16 Aug 2017 LA
2/58, 50 Boost Region v Mis-Ainak Khost 14 Aug 2017 LA
34, 0/25 Boost Region v Amo Region Khost 13 Aug 2017 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

Latest Articles
Latest Photos

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

© AFP

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

© Associated Press

Mar 19, 2017

Samiullah Shenwari lays into a cut shot, Afghanistan v Ireland, 3rd ODI, Greater Noida, March 19, 2017

Samiullah Shenwari lays into a cut shot

© Associated Press

INSIGHTS
FORMAT
ODIs
RECORD TYPE
TEAM