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Afghanistan Cricket Team

Afghanistan National Cricket Team is the Team that Represents Afghanistan in Cricket. Team Afghanistan Plays in all formats of cricket.

Afghanistan Cricket team is the member of the ICC with all three formats of cricket. The team has become the full member of ICC in 2001.

The Afghanistan Cricket team is the 12th test cricket playing nation. Team Afghanistan played their first ODI against Scotland on 19th April 2009. The team acquired test status in the year 2017. Also, they played their first test against India at M. Chinnaswamy stadium, Banglore on 14th June 2018.

The Afghanistan Cricket News

First of all, Cricket is one of the popular games in Afghanistan. Also, people follow this game religiously. As a result of this, cricket news is one of the most viewed topics on the internet in Afghanistan.

Get all the latest news and updates on Afghanistan national cricket team only on Cricadium. We try to provide the best cricket content possible to our followers.

Afghanistan National Cricket Team Coaching Staff

Afghanistan National Cricket Academy: Peter Anderson

Head coach: Phil Simmons (Former West Indies Cricketer)

Batting coach: Umesh Patwal

Bowling coach: Charl Langeveldt (Former South African Cricketer)

Fielding coach: John Mooney (Former Irish Cricketer)

Fitness trainer: Azeem Malik

Head Physiotherapist: Azeem Malik

Afghanistan Cricket Team Squad

Catch every detail about the Afghanistan cricket team roster.  Know Afghanistan cricket team squad. Here is the Current Afghanistan Cricket team Roster for all three formats

NameRoleBatting StyleBowling Style
Asghar AfghanBatsmanRight-handedRight-arm medium
Rashid KhanBowlerRight-handedRight-arm legbreak
Hashmatullah ShahidiBatsmanLeft-handedRight-arm off-break
HazratullahBatsmanLeft-handedSlow left-arm orthodox
IhsanullahBatsmanRight-handedRight-arm medium
Javed AhmadiBatsmanRight-handedRight-arm off-break
Najeeb TarakaiBatsmanRight-handedRight-arm off-break
Najibullah ZadranBatsmanLeft-handedRight-arm off-break
Noor AliBatsmanRight-handedRight-arm medium
Shabir NooriBatsmanRight-handedRight-arm off-break
Usman GhaniBatsmanRight-handedRight-arm medium
Hazratullah ZazaiBatsmanLeft Handed BatLeft-arm orthodox
Samiullah ShinwariBatting AllrounderRight Handed BatRight-arm legbreak
Gulbadin NaibAllrounderRight-handedRight-arm medium-fast
Karim JanatAllrounderRight-handedRight-arm medium-fast
Karim SadiqAllrounderRight-handedRight-arm off-break
Mohammad NabiAllrounderRight-handedRight-arm off-break
Nasir JamalAllrounderRight-handedRight-arm leg-break
Nawroz MangalAllrounderRight-handedRight-arm off-break
Rahmat ShahAllrounderRight-handedRight-arm leg-break
Samiullah ShenwariAllrounderRight-handedRight-arm leg-break
Afsar ZazaiWK-BatsmanRight-handed
Mohammad ShahzadWK-BatsmanRight-handed
ShafiqullahWK-BatsmanRight-handed
Hamid HassanBowlerRight Handed BatRight-arm fast
Aftab AlamBowlerRight-handedRight-arm medium
Dawlat ZadranBowlerRight-handedRight-arm fast
Fareed AhmadBowlerLeft-handedLeft-arm medium-fast
Hameed HassanBowlerRight-handedRight-arm fast
Karim JanatBowlerRight-handedRight-arm medium
Mirwais AshrafBowlerRight-handedRight-arm medium
Naveen-ul-HaqBowlerRight-handedRight-arm medium-fast
Shapoor ZadranBowlerLeft-handedLeft-arm fast
Yamin AhmadzaiBowlerRight-handedRight-arm medium-fast
Amir HamzaBowlerLeft-handedSlow left-arm orthodox
Zahir KhanBowlerLeft-handedSlow left-arm chinamen
Mujeeb Ur RahmanBowlerRight-handedRight-arm off-break
Noor Ali ZadranBatsmanRight-handedRight-arm medium-fast

Afghanistan’s Squad for ICC World cup 2019

Afghanistan National Cricket Team is all set to play ICC World Cup with 6 Batsmen, 4 All-rounders, 5 Bowlers. Here is the Afghanistan team Squad for World cup 2019.

Afghanistan’s CWC 2019 Squad
NameRoleBatting StyleBowling Style
Gulbadin Naib (C)Bowling AllrounderRight Handed BatRight-arm medium
Mohammad Shahzad (wk)WK-BatsmanRight Handed Bat
Rashid KhanBowlerRight Handed BatRight-arm legbreak
Asghar AfghanBatsmanRight Handed BatRight-arm fast-medium
Hashmatullah ShahidiBatsmanLeft Handed BatRight-arm offbreak
Mohammad NabiBowling AllrounderRight Handed BatRight-arm offbreak
Najibullah ZadranBatsmanLeft Handed BatRight-arm offbreak
Samiullah ShinwariBatting AllrounderRight Handed BatRight-arm legbreak
Noor Ali ZadranBatsmanRight Handed BatRight-arm fast-medium
Dawlat ZadranBowlerRight Handed BatRight-arm fast medium
Aftab AlamBowlerRight Handed BatRight-arm fast medium
Hamid HassanBowlerRight Handed BatRight-arm fast
Mujeeb ur RahmanBowlerRight Handed BatRight-arm offbreak
Rahmat ShahBatting AllrounderRight Handed BatRight-arm leg break
Hazratullah ZazaiBatsmanLeft Handed BatLeft-arm orthodox

Team Afghanistan Cricket Team Schedules

At Cricadium you will find team Afghanistan’s upcoming matches, schedule, venue, match timings, timetable etc.

Here are the complete Afghanistan National Cricket Team schedule

DateMatch DetailsVenueTime
Afghanistan tour of Scotland, 2019
May 08, WedScotland vs Afghanistan, 1st ODIGrange Cricket Club, Edinburgh3:30 PM
11:10 AM LOCAL / 10:00 AM GMT
May 10, FriScotland vs Afghanistan, 2nd ODIGrange Cricket Club, Edinburgh3:30 PM
11:10 AM LOCAL / 10:00 AM GMT
Afghanistan’s Schedule for ICC CWC 2019
Jun 01, SatAfghanistan vs Australia, Match 4County Ground, Bristol6:00 PM
01:30 PM LOCAL / 12:30 PM GMT
Jun 04, TueAfghanistan vs Sri Lanka, Match 7Sophia Gardens, Cardiff3:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Jun 08, SatAfghanistan vs New Zealand, Match 13The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton6:00 PM
01:30 PM LOCAL / 12:30 PM GMT
Jun 15, SatSouth Africa vs Afghanistan, Match 21Sophia Gardens, Cardiff6:00 PM
01:30 PM LOCAL / 12:30 PM GMT
Jun 18, TueEngland vs Afghanistan, Match 24Old Trafford, Manchester3:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Jun 22, SatIndia vs Afghanistan, Match 28The Rose Bowl, Southampton3:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Jun 24, MonBangladesh vs Afghanistan, Match 31The Rose Bowl, Southampton3:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Jun 29, SatPakistan vs Afghanistan, Match 36Headingley, Leeds3:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Jul 04, ThuAfghanistan vs Windies, Match 42Headingley, Leeds3:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Afghanistan’s Schedule for T20 World Cup 2020
26 October 2020Afghanistan vs A2Perth Stadium, Perth11:30 AM
02:00 PM LOCAL / 06:00 AM GMT
28 October 2020Afghanistan vs B1Perth Stadium, Perth11:30 AM
02:00 PM LOCAL / 06:00 AM GMT
1 November 2020South Africa vs AfghanistanAdelaide Oval, Adelaide9:00 AM
02:00 PM LOCAL / 03:30 AM GMT
4 November 2020England vs AfghanistanBrisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane2:30 PM
07:00 PM LOCAL / 09:00 AM GMT
8 November 2020India vs AfghanistanSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney1:30 PM
07:00 PM LOCAL / 08:00 AM GMT

Afghanistan Cricket Players

At Cricadium you will get every detail about all Afghanistan cricketers, their stats, profile, latest news, records etc.

Here is the list of some very popular Afghanistan Cricketers of all time

Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Mohammad Shahzad, Zahir Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Gulbadin Naib, Hamid Hassan, Amir Hamza

Afghanistan National Cricket Team Records

Here is the list of some Australia Cricket Team Records

  • Team Afghanistan’s highest total ODI score is 338 against Ireland in 2017 at Greater Noida.
  • Afghanistan national cricket team lowest total ODI score is 58 against Ireland in 2016 at Sharjah.
  • Team Afghanistan’s highest total T20 score is 233/8 against Ireland in 2017 at Greater Noida.
  • Afghanistan team’s lowest total T20 score is 72 against Bangladesh in 2014 at Dhaka.