Najaf Shah is a left handed batsman and left arm medium fast bowler who played for Pakistan cricket team. He has also played for Rawalpindi and Pakistan International Airlines.
Shah has played in just one One day International. This was played on 22nd May 2007 at Abu Dhabi against Sri Lanka. In this match, he bowled 10 overs, out of which 1 was maiden, conceded 59 runs and could not take a wicket. He faced 2 deliveries in which he could not score any run and was leg before wicket to Maharoof. Sri Lanka won this match by 115 runs. Shah debuted in Twenty20 matches on 24th February 2006 at Karachi in a match between Rawalpindi Rams and Karachi Zebras. In this match, he bowled 4 overs, none of which were maiden, conceded 34 runs and took 2 wickets. He did not get a chance to bat in this match. Karachi Zebras won this match by 13 runs.
Shah participated in 8 Twenty20 matches in which he bowled 170 deliveries, conceded 276 runs while taking 5 wickets at a bowling average of 55.20 and economy rate 9.74. He scored 12 runs at a batting average of 6 and strike rate of 100. He played in 69 first class matches in which he bowled 12583 deliveries, conceded 6080 runs while taking 244 wickets at a bowling average of 24.91 and economy rate 2.89. He scored 497 runs at a batting average of 9.94.