Yasir Shah (born 2 May 1986) is an international cricketer from Pakistan who is the second fastest bowler in the history of Test cricket to take 100 wickets. He is a specialist leg break spin bowler and is known for his leg spinners, flippers and googlies. He is regarded[according to whom?] as one of the best spinners in modern cricket. He was born in Swabi in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 1986.
Shah made his Test match debut for Pakistan against Australia in the United Arab Emirates on 22 October 2014. During Pakistan's tour of Sri Lanka, Shah became the fastest Pakistani bowler to take 50 test wickets.
Shah has played for numerous teams in the Pakistani first-class domestic cricket circuit, including the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cricket team, Pakistan A cricket team, Abbottabad Rhinos, Pakistan Customs cricket team, and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited. He has also played cricket for the Pakistan A cricket team.