This may sound strange, but the reality is that he was in deed a Sunni narrator of Hadeeth; though they have tried to conceal it

Let us see how

First of all, this is a chain from Sunan abi Daood

2786 حَدَّثَنَا مُسَدَّدٌ حَدَّثَنَا عِيسَى بْنُ يُونُسَ أَخْبَرَنِي أَبِي عَنْ أَبِي إِسْحَقَ عَنْ ذِي الْجَوْشَنِ رَجُلٍ مِنْ الضِّبَابِ قَالَ

We find Abu Ishaq narrating from Dhil Joshan

When we consult Aun-ul-Ma’bood, which is explanation of Sunan Abi Daood, 7/336, We fin d

قال بن الْأَثِيرِ قِيلَ إِنَّ أَبَا إِسْحَاقَ لَمْ يَسْمَعْ مِنْهُ وَإِنَّمَا سَمِعَ حَدِيثَهُ مِنِ ابْنِهِ شَمِرِ بْنِ ذِي الْجَوْشَنِ عَنْهُ انْتَهَى
قَالَ الْمُنْذِرِيُّ ذُو الْجَوْشَنِ اسْمُهُ أَوْسٌ وَقِيلَ شُرَحْبِيلُ وَقِيلَ عثمان وسمي ذو الْجَوْشَنِ مِنْ أَجْلِ أَنَّ صَدْرَهُ كَانَ نَاتِئًا وَقِيلَ إِنَّ أَبَا إِسْحَاقَ لَمْ يَسْمَعْ مِنْهُ وَإِنَّمَا سَمِعَ مِنَ ابْنِهِ شَمِرٍ
وَقَالَ أَبُو الْقَاسِمِ الْبَغَوِيُّ وَلَا أَعْلَمُ لِذِي الْجَوْشَنِ غَيْرَ هَذَا الْحَدِيثِ وَيُقَالُ إِنَّ أَبَا إِسْحَاقَ سَمِعَهُ مِنْ شَمِرِ بْنِ ذِي الْجَوْشَنِ عَنْ أَبِيهِ وَاللَّهُ أَعْلَمُ

Ibn Atheer said that It is said that  abu Ishaq did not hear from him, but from his son Shimr

and Mundari said …. it is said that abu Ishaq did not hear from him, and said that no doubt he hear from his son Shimr

and abu Qasim Baghwi said that….It is said that abu Ishaq heard from shimr from His father

Let us see a Narration from Musnad Imam Ahmad, 25/366

15966/2 – قَالَ [عَبْدُ اللهِ بْنُ أَحْمَدٍَ] : حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ عَبَّادٍ، قَالَ: حَدَّثَنَا سُفْيَانُ، عَنْ أَبِي إِسْحَاقَ، عَنْ ذِي الْجَوْشَنِ أَبِي شِمْرٍ الضِّبَابِيِّ، نَحْوَ هَذَا الْحَدِيثِ (3) ، قَالَ

سُفْيَانُ: ” فَكَانَ ابْنُ ذِي الْجَوْشَنِ جَارًا لِأَبِي إِسْحَاقَ، لَا أُرَاهُ إِلَّا سَمِعَهُ مِنْهُ “

Abdullah bin Ahmad narrates: Narrated to me Mohammad bin A’bad: Narrated to him Sufian (al-Thori) from Abi Ishaq from Dhil Joshan, a Narration similar to this one. Sufian al Thori said that Son of Dhil Joshan was neighbor of Abi Ishaq. He did not see Dhil Joshan rather heard from His son. 

Similarly, We find another narration in Musnad Ahmad, 25/333

15965 – حَدَّثَنَا عِصَامُ بْنُ خَالِدٍ، حَدَّثَنَا عِيسَى بْنُ يُونُسَ بْنِ أَبِي إِسْحَاقَ الْهَمْدَانِيُّ، عَنْ أَبِيهِ، عَنْ جَدِّهِ، عَنْ ذِي الْجَوْشَنِ (1) ، قَالَ: أَتَيْتُ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ

In this narration, We find that E’sa bin Younas bin Abi Ishaq (Grandson of Abi Ishaq) took Narration from His father from His grandfather (Abu Ishaq) from Dhil Joshan..

Famous research, Sheikh Shoaib comments on this chain, and writes

إسناده ضعيف لانقطاعه، أبو إسحاق- وهو عمرو بن عبد الله السبيعي- لم يسمع من ذي الجوشن، وإنما سمعه من ابنِه شمر عنه، نصَّ على ذلك سفيان الثوري في الرواية (15966/2) ، وابن أبي حاتم في “المراسيل” ص 146، وأبو القاسم البغوي فيما نقله عنه المنذري في “مختصر سنن أبي داود”

Chain is Weak due to break in chain. Abu Ishaq did not hear it from Dhil Joshan, rather he heard from His son Shimr. And proof is from what Sufian narrated about it (I mentioned earlier), and Ibn Abi Hatim in His book al-Maraseel mentioned that as well. And Abu Qasim Baghwi mentioned that which was taken by Mundari in his Mokhtasir Sunan Abi Daood

I hope Now you can see How Shimr was actually a Narrator of Sunnis, Though His name has been hidden.

This all may not bother Nasibi. Afterall, We also find About Umar ibn Sa’ad in Tehzeeb-ut-Tehzeeb, by Ibn Hajar

قال العجلي كان يروي عن أبيه أحاديث وروى الناس عنه وهو تابعي ثقة وهو الذي قتل الحسين

I’jli said: He narrated from His Father, and People narrated from him. And He is Tabai’i, and Trustworthy. And He is the one who killed Imam al-Hussein

I’jli, One of the Scholars of Jarh-o-Ta’deel, mentions trustworthiness for Umar ibn Sa’ad. And in His view, He killed Imam al-Hussein (asws). He also mentioned that People narrated from him

Ibn Hajar mentions His own opinion in Taqreeb-ut-Tehzeeb

 4903- عمر ابن سعد ابن أبي وقاص المدني نزيل الكوفة صدوق ولكن مقته الناس لكونه كان أميرا على الجيش الذين قتلوا الحسين ابن علي

Umar Ibn Sa’ad, Truthful/Sudooq, but People hated him as He was the leader/chief of Army which killed Imam al-Hussein ibn Ali

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