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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

NameAgeRoleBatting StyleBowling Style

Batsmen

Asghar Afghan31BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm medium
Hashmatullah Shahidi24BatsmanLeft-handedRight-arm off-break
Hazratullah20BatsmanLeft-handedSlow left-arm orthodox
Ihsanullah21BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm medium
Javed Ahmadi27BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm off-break
Najeeb Tarakai27BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm off-break
Najibullah Zadran25BatsmanLeft-handedRight-arm off-break
Noor Ali30BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm medium
Shabir Noori26BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm off-break
Usman Ghani22BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm medium
Afsar Zazai25WK-BatsmanRight-handed
Mohammad Shahzad30WK-BatsmanRight-handed
Shafiqullah29WK-BatsmanRight-handed

All-Rounders

Gulbadin Naib27AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm medium-fast
Karim Janat20AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm medium-fast
Karim Sadiq34AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm off-break
Mohammad Nabi33AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm off-break
Nasir Jamal25AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm leg-break
Nawroz Mangal34AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm off-break
Rahmat Shah25AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm leg-break
Samiullah Shenwari31AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm leg-break

Bowlers

Rashid Khan20BowlerRight-handedRight-arm leg-break googly
Aftab Alam26BowlerRight-handedRight-arm medium
Dawlat Zadran30BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fast
Fareed Ahmad24BowlerLeft-handedLeft-arm medium-fast
Hameed Hassan31BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fast
Karim Janat20BowlerRight-handedRight-arm medium
Mirwais Ashraf30BowlerRight-handedRight-arm medium
Naveen-ul-Haq19BowlerRight-handedRight-arm medium-fast
Shapoor Zadran33BowlerLeft-handedLeft-arm fast
Yamin Ahmadzai26BowlerRight-handedRight-arm medium-fast
Amir Hamza27BowlerLeft-handedSlow left-arm orthodox
Zahir Khan20BowlerLeft-handedSlow left-arm chinamen
Mujeeb Ur Rahman17BowlerRight-handedRight-arm off-break

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 DetailsTimeVenue

Afghanistan v Ireland in India, 2019

Feb 23, SatAfghanistan vs Ireland, 1st T20I7:00 PM
07:00 PM LOCAL / 01:30 PM GMT
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium,
Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Feb 24, SunAfghanistan vs Ireland, 2nd T20I7:00 PM
07:00 PM LOCAL / 01:30 PM GMT
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium,
Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Feb 26, TueAfghanistan vs Ireland, 3rd T20I7:00 PM
07:00 PM LOCAL / 01:30 PM GMT
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium,
Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Mar 02, SatAfghanistan vs Ireland, 1st ODI2:00 PM
02:00 PM LOCAL / 08:30 AM GMT
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium,
Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Mar 04, MonAfghanistan vs Ireland, 2nd ODI2:00 PM
02:00 PM LOCAL / 08:30 AM GMT
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium,
Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Mar 07, ThuAfghanistan vs Ireland, 3rd ODI2:00 PM
02:00 PM LOCAL / 08:30 AM GMT
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium,
Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Mar 09, SatAfghanistan vs Ireland, 4th ODI2:00 PM
02:00 PM LOCAL / 08:30 AM GMT
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium,
Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Mar 12, TueAfghanistan vs Ireland, 5th ODI2:00 PM
02:00 PM LOCAL / 08:30 AM GMT
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium,
Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Mar 17, Sun – Mar 21, ThuAfghanistan vs Ireland, Only Test9:30 AM
09:30 AM LOCAL / 04:00 AM GMT
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium,
Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Afghanistan tour of Scotland, 2019

May 08, WedScotland vs Afghanistan, 1st ODIGrange Cricket Club, Edinburgh
May 10, FriScotland vs Afghanistan, 2nd ODIGrange Cricket Club, Edinburgh

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Jun 01, SatAfghanistan vs Australia, Match 46:00 PM
01:30 PM LOCAL / 12:30 PM GMT
County Ground, Bristol
Jun 04, TueAfghanistan vs Sri Lanka, Match 73:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Jun 08, SatAfghanistan vs New Zealand, Match 136:00 PM
01:30 PM LOCAL / 12:30 PM GMT
The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
Jun 15, SatSouth Africa vs Afghanistan, Match 216:00 PM
01:30 PM LOCAL / 12:30 PM GMT
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Jun 18, TueEngland vs Afghanistan, Match 243:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Old Trafford, Manchester
Jun 22, SatIndia vs Afghanistan, Match 283:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
The Rose Bowl, Southampton
Jun 24, MonBangladesh vs Afghanistan, Match 313:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
The Rose Bowl, Southampton
Jun 29, SatPakistan vs Afghanistan, Match 363:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Headingley, Leeds
Jul 04, ThuAfghanistan vs Windies, Match 423:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Headingley, Leeds

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.