Samiullah Khan (cricketer)

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Samiullah Niazi
Personal information
Full name Samiullah Khan Niazi
Born (1982-08-04) 4 August 1982 (age 34)
Swance, Mianwali, Punjab, Pakistan
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Left-arm medium-fast
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 161) 21 January 2008 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI 24 January 2008 v Zimbabwe
Domestic team information
Years Team
2008/09 North West Frontier Province Panthers
2007/08–2008/09 North West Frontier Province
2004/05–2010/11 Faisalabad Wolves
2005/06–2010/11 Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited
2004/05–2010/11 Faisalabad Wolves
2003/04–2005/06 Faisalabad
2000/01–2002/03 Sargodha
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC LA T20
Matches 2 66 46 24
Runs scored 334 83 12
Batting average 6.95 7.54 12.00
100s/50s –/– –/– –/– –/–
Top score 24 10 6*
Balls bowled 120 12,083 2,293 510
Wickets 299 55 34
Bowling average 19.14 28.87 18.79
5 wickets in innings 15
10 wickets in match 3
Best bowling 7/55 4/23 4/27
Catches/stumpings –/– 17/– 6/– 12/–
Source: CricketArchive, 21 January 2011

Samiullah Khan Niazi (born 4 August 1982) is a Pakistani first-class cricketer who plays for Sargodha, Faisalabad and Pakistan A as a left-arm medium-fast bowler.

Samiullah Khan Niazi was one of the leading wicket-taker in the 2005–06 Pakistani first-class season with 75 wickets at 18.36. He was a late inclusion for Pakistan's 2006 tour of England, replacing Rana Naved-ul-Hasan. He had previously represented Pakistan when he played two one international against Zimbabwe at Karachi and Hyderabad in 2006. he was also first attack bowler of Pakistan A in Euroasia cup tournament where they beat India in final. He is a genuine left arm swing bowler. No one can match his domestic record. But unfortunately he get out of team because of back problem and never given a chance after gaining fitness and performance.

He was a member of the Faisalabad Wolves team which won the International Twenty20 Championship in England.

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