Birth date 3 Feb 1988 (31 years)
Nationality Pakistan Pakistan
Team history
South Zone (Pakistan) Women 2008 - 2009
Pakistan 2000 - 2009
Hyderabad (Pakistan) Women 2005 - 2008

Sajjida Shah has the wide experience of playing for Pakistan Women for the past 8 years and yet her age is just 20. She debuted in 2000 when she was 12 years old. In April 2001, while playing against Netherlands Women, she took 4 wickets for 33 runs and impressed everybody. Usually, she plays the role of a middle order batsman and bowls offbreak bowling at first or second change.

The best performance of Shah was in the International Women’s Cricket Council Trophy in Amsterdam in 2003. She took 7 wickets for 4 runs and Japan was all out for 28 due to which Pakistan won the match by 153 runs. After this match, Shah continued to contribute with useful wickets and scores. She was selected in the Pakistan squad for the World Cup 2009 in Australia.

While she is batting, Shah likes to sing. She says that this relaxes her if she is nervous.

Career Highlights

Sajjida Shah has played in 59 ODIs. In these she has bowled 2706 deliveries and has conceded 1460 runs while taking 51 wickets. Her bowling strike rate was 53, economy rate was 3.23 and bowling average was 28.62. She has scored 811 runs with 44 as her highest score. Her batting average was 15.30 and she has taken 8 catches.