Naseem Abbas Shah is a Pakistani cricketer. He was born on February 15, 2003, in Peshwar. He is a 19-year-old youngster. He made his first-class debut for Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited in the 2018–19 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy on 1 September 2018. He made his List A debut for Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited in the 2018–19 Quaid-e-Azam One Day Cup on 16 October 2018.
In October 2019, he was named in Pakistan’s Test squad for their series against Australia. In November 2019, he played in the three-day warm-up match for Pakistan against Australia A. He made his Test debut for Pakistan, against Australia, on 21 November 2019. The following month, he was named in Pakistan’s Test squad for the two-match series against Sri Lanka. He took his first five-wicket haul in Test cricket in the second match. At the age of 16 years and 307 days, he became the youngest fast bowler, and the second-youngest among all bowlers, to take a five-wicket haul in a Test match.
On 9 February 2020, in the first Test against Bangladesh, at the age of 16 years and 359 days, he became the youngest bowler to take a Test hat-trick. In May 2020, the PCB awarded him a central contract ahead of the 2020–21 season.
In June 2020, he was named in a 29-man squad for Pakistan’s tour to England during the COVID-19 pandemic. In July, he was shortlisted in Pakistan’s 20-man squad for the Test matches against England. On 21 August, he was named in Pakistan’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for the series against England. In November 2020, he was named in Pakistan’s 35-man squad for their tour to New Zealand. In October 2021, he was named in the Pakistan Shaheens squad for their tour of Sri Lanka.
In August 2022, he was named in Pakistan’s ODI squad, for their tour of the Netherlands. He made his ODI debut on 16 August 2022, for Pakistan, against the Netherlands. Later the same month, he was named in Pakistan’s T20I squad for the 2022 Asia Cup. He made his T20I debut on 28 August 2022, against India.
On 7 September 2022, Naseem Shah created history by delivering 2 sixes against Afghanistan, one after the other in the last over with no more wickets in hand, qualifying Pakistan for the finals of Asia Cup’22.
He made his first-class debut for Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited in the 2018–19 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy on 1 September 2018. He made his List A debut for Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited in the 2018–19 Quaid-e-Azam One Day Cup on 16 October 2018.
In September 2019, he was named to Central Punjab’s squad for the 2019–20 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy tournament. In October 2019, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) named him as one of the six players to watch ahead of the 2019–20 National T20 Cup tournament. He made his Twenty20 debut on 13 October 2019, for Central Punjab in the 2019–20 National T20 Cup.
Now from 2020 to the present he is the player of Quetta gladiators.