Usman Shinwari who is also known as Usman Khan Shinwari is a Pakistani cricketer who is serving as a left-arm medium-fast bowler. He has skills to deliver swing bowling and is a wicket-taking bowler.
Usman emerged from first-class cricket by performing in the final of the national cup with five wickets, and this performance earned him a slot in the national team at the international level. This article has all the information about him, including Usman Shinwari Biography.
|In Urdu:||عثمان شنواری|
|Residence:||Khyber Agency, FATA|
|Date:||1st May 1994|
|Bowling Style:||Right-arm medium-fast|
|Batting Style:||Right-hand batsman|
|Matches:||2 in T20l, 4 in FC, 3 in List A|
|Bowling Average:||0 in T20l, 42.66 in FC, 21.00 in List A|
|Batting Average:||0 in T20l, 11.00 in FC, 0 in List A|
|5 wickets in Innings :||0 in T20l, 0 in FC, 0 in List A|
|10 wickets in Match:||0 in T20l, 0 in FC, o in List A|
|Best Bowling:||0 in T20l, 5/94 in FC, 4/52 in List A|
|Catches/Stumpings:||1/- in T20l, 0 in FC, 1/- in List A|
|Balls Bowled:||30 in T20l, 803 in FC, 138 in List A|
|ODI Debut:||vs Sri Lanka at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Oct 20, 2017|
|ODI Last:||vs Sri Lanka at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Oct 23, 2017|
|ODI Shirt Number:||36|
|T20 Debut :||vs Sri Lankaat Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Dec 11, 2013|
|T20 Last:||vs World XI at Gaddafi Stadium, Sep 15, 2017|
|First-Class Debut:||Water and Power Development Authority v Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited at Islamabad, Oct 23-26, 2013 scorecard|
|First-Class Last :||Habib Bank Limited v Water and Power Development Authority at Karachi, Dec 10-15, 2016 scorecard|
|List A Debut:||Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited v Water and Power Development Authority at Islamabad, Oct 28, 2013 scorecard|
|List A Last:||Sui Southern Gas Corporation v Habib Bank Limited at Karachi, Jan 2, 2017 scorecard|
Usman Shinwari Biography
Usman is a brilliant Pakistani cricketer who has played 16 T20 matches and has 13 wickets with an average of 32.61. His best bowling figures are 3/31, while his T20 bowling economy rate is 8.21. He has featured in 17 matches in which he has claimed 34 wickets with an impressive average of 18.61.
Moreover, he has claimed two five-wicket hauls and three four-wicket hauls so far with the best bowling of 5/34. Usman has an economy rate of 4.94 in ODIs. He has also played a test match against Sri Lanka in Rawalpindi on 11th December 2019, in which he got only one wicket.
Shinwari date of Birth
Usman Khan Shinwari was born in Landi Kotal, Khyber Agency, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, on 5th January 1994.
Usman Shinwari Family
He spent his childhood in Landi Kotal, a city in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Usman haild from Ghanikhel Shinwari of Pashtun tribe. He is the son of Asmad ul Khan, who also used to be a cricketer and played at the domestic level.
Usman commenced his areer in Landi Kotal from Tatara Ground. He moved forward to domestic cricket, his impressive performances, and bowled superbly to gain his spot in the national team.
As a teenager, he debuted in domestic cricket on 23rd October 2013, representing Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited at Islamabad Cricket Stadium. Since his debut, he has played 28 first-class matches and has 91 wickets in 50 innings with an average of 24.86. He has two-times five-wicket haul and five-times four-wicket haul in the format.
Usman has the best bowling of 6/66 in an innings and 7/92 his best bowling in a match. He also batted well in a few games and has a fifty with the bat. Shinwari has been playing List-A cricket in which he has played 42 games with 77 wickets. He has the best bowling figure of 5/34 in an innings.
Usman has registered three five-wicket hauls and six four-wicket hauls. While he initiated his career in T20 format on 16th July 2013 and represented Khan Research Labs.
He got selected by the national selectors after his performance in the final of the national cup against Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited. Usman dismissed Misbah-ul-Haq, including four other batsmen representing Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited and became the leading wicket-taker in the tournament with 11 wickets in 6 matches.
He has played 77 games in which he has 92 wickets in his bowling account with an average of 22.51. He has got two five-wicket hauls and three four-wicket hauls with his best bowling innings of 5/9.
Usman Shinwari has played for many teams in domestic cricket, including Baluchistan, Melbourne Renegades, Sydney Sixers, Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited, FATA Cheetos, Sui Southern Gas Corporation, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Habib Bank Limited, Hyderabad (Pakistan), northwest Frontier Province-Baluchistan, Karachi Kings, Khan Research Labs, and Lahore Qalandars.
Pakistan Super League (PSL)
He has appeared in 27 matches of PSL and has 35 wickets with the best bowling figure of 4/15. He represented Karachi Kings for earlier PSL seasons while in the 2020 season of PSL, he has been drafted in Lahore Qalandars, and is currently playing for Lahore Qalandars.
International Career and Achievements
Usman debuted in T20 format on 11th December 2013 against Sri Lanka, and remained a decent bowler in the T20 format. After playing T20 cricket for Pakistan, he joined ODI format for the national team on 20th October 2017 at Sharjah against Sri Lanka, where he took one wicket in his debut match.
In the very next game, he excellently took five wickets with the best bowling figure of 5/34 and got six wickets in the series of two games. He brilliantly played four games against this team and got 12 wickets at an average of 13.66. He played his second ODI series against Zimbabwe and dismissed nine batsmen with an average of 11.00 in 4 matches.
Usman had an excellent performance against South Africa, as he got 4/35 against them. In 2019, in series against Australia in Dubai, he bowled well with a 4/49 bowling figure.
Currently, Usman has been selected for the tour for England in the national team.
Social Media Handles
His social media accounts include