Usman Shinwari Biography, Age, Wife, Kids, Family, Education, Career, Tests, T20s

Published on Nov 16, 2023 by


Usman Shinwari Biography

FULL NAME:                  Usman Khan Shinwari

PROFESSION:                Cricketer

Batting Style:                 Right-Handed Bat

Bowling Style:                Left-arm fast-medium

NATIONALITY:               Pakistani

AGE:                              26 years old (in 2020)

DATE OF BIRTH:            January 5, 1994

BIRTHPLACE:                 Landi Kotal

ZODIAC SIGN:              Taurus     

Net Worth:                    USD 1.2 million (approx.)  

Usman is an expert Pakistani cricketer. Usman is a left-arm fast bowler who plays for the Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd cricket team in Pakistan’s first-class cricket circuit. He played his club cricket for FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas) region in Pakistan. He has also earlier played for the Khan Research Laboratories cricket team.

Usman bowled ZTBL to victory in the national T20 final with impressive figures of 5 wickets for nine runs in four overs in December 2013. He was finally picked for the national side in the T20 series against Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates. Usman was one of the thirty-three players awarded a central contract for the 2018–19 season by the Pakistan Cricket Board in August 2018.

Family Info & Education:

Usman Shinwari was born on January 5, 1994. Usman belongs to the Ghanikhel Shinwari family of the Pashtuns. Usman grew up in Landi Kotal, a city in Khyber District, Pakistan, on the border with Afghanistan. He started his cricket career from the Tatara Ground in Landi Kotal, which is named after the nearby Tatara hills. His father, Asmad ul Khan also used to be a cricketer and played domestic matches.

Usman only took cricket for fun with his friends, but as soon as he grew up, he decided to go to the sports, which is the only passion of teens in Pakistan. Unlike many other cricketers, Shinwari’s story is kind of different as we see his father in a supportive role rather than an opponent. He never asks him to stay away from cricket and focused on the studies.

Professional Career:

Usman plays domestic cricket for the ZTBL. He took five wickets for nine runs (counting the wicket of Misbah-ul-Haq) to help ZTBL beat Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited the Faysal Bank T20 Cup for divisions on December 3, 2013. He was also the competition’s driving wicket-taker with 11 wickets in six games. Shinwari was named in the Federal Areas team for the 2018 Pakistan Cup. Usman was chosen to play for the Glasgow Giants in the debut release of the Euro T20 Slam cricket competition. Notwithstanding, the next month, the match was dropped in July 2019. 

Usman was given a T20I debut that year however neglected to duplicate his local structure in international cricket. Notwithstanding, Usman returned to the past in merely his second ODI, scything through the Sri Lankan top request in Sharjah in July 2019, requiring just 21 balls to finish a five-for and helping skittle them out for 103. Shinwari was named in Pakistan’s Twenty20 International (T20I) crew for their matches against the West Indies in March 2017. 

Usman was added to Pakistan’s One Day International (ODI) team for their arrangement against Sri Lanka in October 2017. Shinwari made his ODI debut for Pakistan against Sri Lanka on October 20, 2017. In the second match of his vocation, Usman took his earliest five-wicket pull, finishing just 21 games. Pakistan dominated the game thoroughly, beating Sri Lanka 5-0. He was the man of the match and awarded with this title. 

Usman was named in Pakistan’s Test team for the two-coordinate series against Sri Lanka in December 2019. He made his Test debut for Pakistan against Sri Lanka. 

Shinwari has set himself up as an energizing, touchy bowler who can inconvenience the best of batsmen on his day with just a bunch of international games in his mastery. Shinwari’s quality is bowling with the new ball from over the wicket, a point from which he can move the stumps and inconvenience both left-and right-hand batsmen. Notwithstanding, in his brief timeframe as an international bowler, an inconvenient back physical issue usually erupted. How well he can shake it off may go far towards deciding such an international profession he can appreciate.

Usman Shinwari recently played PSL 5 (Pakistan Super League 5) in the following team:

  • Lahore Qalandars PSL 5 Team Squad (2020)
  • PSL 5 2020 schedule

Other Work:

Career Information

Test debut

  1. Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, December 11, 2019

Last Test

  1. Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, December 11, 2019

ODI debut

  1. Sri Lanka at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, October 20, 2017

Last ODI

  1. Sri Lanka at National Stadium, October 2, 2019

T20 debut

  1. Sri Lanka at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, December 11, 2013

Last T20

  1. Sri Lanka at Gaddafi Stadium, October 9, 2019

Usman Shinwari Net Worth: USD 1.2 million (approx.)

Test Stats

Matches Played:          1

Innings Batted:            1

ODI Stats

Matches Played:          17

Innings Batted:            17

No of Runs:                 6

T20 Stats

Matches Played:          16

Innings Batted:            16

No of Runs:                 2

Name Bio/Wiki

Nickname:                   Usman Shinwari        

Gender:                       Male   

Birth Place:                  Landi Kotal 

Current Residence:     Landi Kotal  

Hometown:                 Landi Kotal 

Famous For:                Playing for the Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd cricket team in Pakistan’s first-class cricket circuit      

Usman Shinwari Body Stats

HEIGHT:                      5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)

WEIGHT:                     75 kg (165 lbs.)

CHEST:                        40 inches

WAIST:                        32 inches

BODY TYPE:                Athletic

BICEPS:                       14 inches

HAIR COLOR:              Black

EYE COLOR:                 Dark Brown 

Education / Qualifications

School:                        High School        

College:                       Not Known       

University:                   Islamia College University

Family Info

Father:                         Asmad-ul-Khan

Mother:                       Not known

Brother(s):                   Ibrahim Shinwari      

Sisters:                        Not known                        

Affairs / Relationship

Girlfriend:                   Not Known   

Marital Status:            Married

Wife/Girlfriend:           None

Children:                     1 baby girl

Favorite Things

Film / Movie:                Not Known

Actor:                           Not Known

Actress:                        Not Known

Singer:                         Not Known         

Hobbies:                      Travelling, Doing Workout

Favorite Food:             Fried Lobia

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