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Afghan Cricket Legends: The Top Cricketers of Afghanistan

Afghan Cricket Legends: The Top Cricketers of Afghanistan

 

In this article we will unfold The Top Cricketers of Afghanistan. Before becoming a full member in 2017, the national cricket team of Afghanistan first became an associate member of the International Cricket Council in 2013. Afghanistan’s national cricket team is currently placed ninth in the International Cricket Council’s One Day International competition. In the Twenty20 rankings of the International Cricket Council, it has climbed to eighth place. Now we will be naming 10 of Afghan Cricket Legends;

 

Here are The Top Cricketers of Afghanistan: 

 

10. Nawroz Mangal

Afghan Cricket Legends: The Top Cricketers of Afghanistan
Nawroz Mangal Photo Source ICC

The top-order right-handed batsman for the Afghanistan cricket team is Nawroz Mangal. In One-Day International games, he scored 1,139 runs at an average of 27.11, with two centuries and four half-centuries. He earned the ninth spot in the Afghanistan national cricket team’s One-Day International rating by the International Cricket Council.

 

9. Hashmatullah Shahidi

Afghan Cricket Legends: Top Cricketers of Afghanistan
Hashmatullah Shahidi Photo Source Twitter

The top-order left-handed batsman for Afghanistan’s national cricket team is Hashmatullah Shahidi. In One Day International games, he scored 1,154 runs at an average of 32.97, including ten half-centuries. He earned the ninth spot in the Afghanistan national cricket team’s One-Day International rating by the International Cricket Council.

 

8. Noor Ali Zadran

Afghan Cricket Legends: Top Cricketers of Afghanistan
Noor Ali Zadran Photo Source Facebook

The right-handed opening batsman for Afghanistan’s national cricket team is Noor Ali Zadran. In One-Day International games, he scored 1,216 runs at an average of 24.81, including one century and seven half-centuries. He earned the eighth spot in the Afghanistan national cricket team’s One-Day International rating by the International Cricket Council.

 

7. Najibullah Zadran

Afghan Cricket Legends: Top Cricketers of Afghanistan
Najibullah Zadran Photo Source Twitter

The middle-order left-handed batsman for Afghanistan’s national cricket team is Najibullah Zadran. In One Day International games, he scored 1,615 runs at an average of 29.36, with one century and eleven half-centuries. He earned the sixth spot on the Afghanistan national cricket team’s One-Day International rating by the International Cricket Council.

 

Also read: Cricket Legends of Australia: The Most Outstanding Australian Cricketers

 

6. Samiullah Shinwari

Afghan Cricket Legends: Top Cricketers of Afghanistan
Samiullah Shinwari Photo Source Getty

Samiullah Shinwari is an all-arounder and right-handed batter for the Afghanistan national cricket team. He amassed 1,811 runs at an average of 29.20 in One-Day International matches, including eleven half-centuries. The International Cricket Council ranked him seventh in the One-Day International rankings for the Afghanistan national cricket team.

 

5. Asghar Afghan

Afghan Cricket Legends: Top Cricketers of Afghanistan
Asghar Afghan

Asghar Afghan is the current captain of Afghanistan’s national cricket team and a middle-order right-handed batter. In One-Day International games, he scored 2,424 runs at an average of 24.73, including one century and twelve half-centuries. He earned the fourth spot in the Afghanistan national cricket team’s One-Day International rating by the International Cricket Council.


4. Rahmat Shah

Afghan Cricket Legends: Top Cricketers of Afghanistan
Rahmat Shah Photo Source Twitter

Rahmat Shah, a right-handed batter for the Afghanistan national cricket team, is a superb all-rounder. In One Day International games, he scored 2,467 runs at an average of 35.75, including five centuries and sixteen half-centuries. He earned the third spot on the Afghanistan national cricket team’s One-Day International rating by the International Cricket Council.

 

3. Mohammad Shahzad

Afghan Cricket Legends: Top Cricketers of Afghanistan
Mohammad Shahzad Photo Source ICC

The right-handed batsman and capable wicket-keeper for Afghanistan’s national cricket squad is Mohammad Shahzad. In international games, he scored 2,727 runs at an average of 33.66, including six centuries and fourteen half-centuries. He earned the second spot on the Afghanistan national cricket team’s One-Day International rating by the International Cricket Council.

 

2. Mohammad Nabi

Afghan Cricket Legends: Top Cricketers of Afghanistan
Mohammad Nabi Photo Source Twitter

Mohammad Nabi is the all-around player for the Afghanistan national cricket team. He succeeded Nawroz Mangal as captain of the Afghanistan national cricket team in 2013 and is renowned for his cool temperament. He amassed 2817 runs at an average of 27.61 in one-day international games, including one century and fifteen half-centuries. He earned the top spot on Afghanistan’s national cricket team in the International Cricket Council’s One-Day International rankings.

 

1. Rashid Khan

Afghan Cricket Legends: Top Cricketers of Afghanistan
Rashid Khan Photo Source Twitter

Without a doubt, Rashid Khan is the best bowler from Afghanistan in history. He is currently their best bowler as well. His overall numbers are really astounding and are divided down into Tests, ODIs, T20Is, and T20 Leagues. In 74 One Day Internationals, he has taken 140 wickets for an average of 18.57. Since he is now nearly getting two wickets each game, he is among the best in the world.

In T20Is and T20s, he has shown to be lethal. The most versatile and controlled spinner in T20 cricket is Rashid Khan. In just 48 T20Is, he has taken 89 wickets at an astounding average of just 13. Additionally, he doesn’t go on many runs, having an economy rate of 6.

 

 

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