Samiullah Shinwari      

Full name Samiullah Shinwari

Born December 31, 1987, Nangrahar, Afghanistan

Current age 32 years 156 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 84 74 12 1811 96 29.20 2765 65.49 0 11 137 26 21 0
T20Is 64 56 10 1013 61 22.02 858 118.06 0 2 76 37 19 0
First-class 19 29 6 591 102 25.69 1296 45.60 1 2 74 1 16 0
List A 137 123 20 3148 192* 30.56 4262 73.86 3 16 251 65 39 0
T20s 114 99 20 1621 65 20.51 1382 117.29 0 4 108 65 36 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 84 65 2111 1729 46 4/31 4/31 37.58 4.91 45.8 1 0 0
T20Is 64 38 634 688 28 5/13 5/13 24.57 6.51 22.6 1 1 0
First-class 19 34 2233 1282 39 4/75 5/173 32.87 3.44 57.2 2 0 0
List A 137 115 3888 3291 81 4/24 4/24 40.62 5.07 48.0 3 0 0
T20s 114 78 1258 1444 53 5/13 5/13 27.24 6.88 23.7 1 1 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Afghanistan v Scotland at Benoni, Apr 19, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI Afghanistan v West Indies at Leeds, Jul 4, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Afghanistan v Ireland at Colombo (PSS), Feb 1, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I Afghanistan v Ireland at Greater Noida, Mar 8, 2020 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Zimbabwe XI v Afghanistan at Mutare, Aug 16-19, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Amo Region v Boost Region at Amanullah, Dec 9-12, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Afghanistan v Denmark at Vanderbijlpark, Apr 1, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Bangladesh Emerging Team v Afghanistan Emerging Team at Dhaka, Nov 21, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Afghanistan v Ireland at Colombo (PSS), Feb 1, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Afghanistan v Ireland at Greater Noida, Mar 8, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Afghanistan v Ireland Greater Noida 8 Mar 2020 T20I # 1079
28 Afghanistan v Ireland Greater Noida 6 Mar 2020 T20I # 1077
0/6, 14, 1/36, 4 Boost Region v Amo Region Amanullah 9 Dec 2019 FC
11, 0/19 AFG Emerg v BDESH Emerg Dhaka 21 Nov 2019 LA
0/37, 7* AFG Emerg v SL Emerg Cox's Bazar 18 Nov 2019 LA
0/12 AFG Emerg v OMAN Emerg Cox's Bazar 16 Nov 2019 LA
11, 0/25 AFG Emerg v PAK Emerg Cox's Bazar 14 Nov 2019 LA
0/26, 40 Kabul Eagles v BEAD Kabul 17 Oct 2019 T20
38*, 0/11 Kabul Eagles v SGT Kabul 16 Oct 2019 T20
1, 0/29 Kabul Eagles v MAK Kabul 13 Oct 2019 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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Mar 6, 2020

Najibullah Zadran and Samiullah Shinwari get together, Afghanistan v Ireland, 1st ODI, Greater Noida, March 6, 2020

Najibullah Zadran and Samiullah Shinwari get together

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Jun 24, 2019

Samiullah Shinwari was stranded on 49, Afghanistan v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Southampton, June 24, 2019

Samiullah Shinwari was stranded on 49

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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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