Junaid Zia is a right handed batsman and right arm medium fast bowler who plays for Pakistan cricket team. He has also played for Rawalpindi.
Zia debuted in One day International cricket on 9th September 2003 at Multan against Bangladesh. In this match, he did not get a chance to bat. He bowled 7 overs, none of which were maidens, conceded 35 runs and could not take any wicket. Pakistan won this match by 137 runs. Zia played his first Twenty20 match on 24th February 2006 at Karachi and this match was between Lahore Eagles and Sialkot Stallions. Zia played on the side of Lahore Eagles. He bowled 2 overs, none of which were maidens, conceded 21 runs and took 1 wicket. He scored 6 runs in 9 deliveries and was leg before wicket to Qaiser Abbas. Sialkot Stallions won this match by 8 runs.
Zia played in 4 One day Internationals in which he bowled 145 deliveries, conceded 127 runs and took 3 wickets at a bowling average of 42.33 and economy rate 5.25. He could score just 2 runs. He has participated in 11 Twenty20 matches in which he has bowled 199 deliveries and has conceded 303 runs while taking 10 wickets at a bowling average of 30.30 and economy rate 9.13. He could score just 17 runs.