Usman Khan Shinwari
|Full name||Usman Khan Shinwari|
1 May 1994 |
Khyber Agency, FATA, Pakistan
|Batting style||Right-hand batsman|
|Bowling style||Right-arm medium-fast|
|ODI shirt no.||34|
|T20I debut (cap 58)||11 December 2013 v Sri Lanka|
|Last T20I||13 December 2013 v Sri Lanka|
|Source: ESPNcricifo, 10 December 2013|
|Competitor for Pakistan|
Usman Khan Shinwari (Urdu: عثمان خان شنواری, Pashto: عثمان خان شينواری; born 1 May 1994 in Khyber Agency, FATA, Pakistan) is a Pakistani cricketer. He is a left-arm fast bowler who plays for the Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd cricket team (ZTBL) in Pakistan's first-class cricket circuit. He has also previously played for the Khan Research Laboratories cricket team (KRL). In December 2013, he bowled ZTBL to victory in the national T20 final with impressive figures of 5 wickets for 9 runs in four overs. He was subsequently picked for the national side in the T20 series against Sri Lanka in the UAE.
He plays domestic cricket for the ZTBL. On 3 December 2013, he took 5 wickets for 9 runs (including the wicket of Misbah-ul-Haq) to help ZTBL beat Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited in the final of the Faysal Bank T20 Cup for departments. He was also the tournament's leading wicket-taker with 11 wickets in six games.
He was given only one over in his debut game versus Sri Lanka at the DSC after it went for 9 runs. He was given his full quota of 4 overs in the next T20 and went for 52 runs. He also scored 2* off 3 balls.
- "Usman Khan". Cricinfo. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
- "Pakistan reward rookie bowler with T20 spot". Dawn. 10 December 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
- "Throwback to the 90s but questions remain". Dawn. 11 December 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
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