Tariq Stanikzai is an Afghan cricketer. On 13 August 2017, he made his List A debut for Boost Region in the 2017 Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament. On 11 September 2017, he made his Twenty20 debut for Boost Defenders in the Shpageeza Cricket League.
In December 2017, he was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He was also a part of the squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.