Asghar Afghan      

Full name Mohammad Asghar Afghan

Born December 26, 1987, Kabul, Afghanistan

Current age 31 years 147 days

Major teams Afghanistan, Amo Region

Also known as Asghar Salamkhail, Asghar Stanikzai

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Relation Brother - Karim Janat

Mohammad Asghar Afghan
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 3 0 103 67 34.33 164 62.80 0 1 12 5 0 0
ODIs 102 96 9 2078 101 23.88 3209 64.75 1 11 143 50 24 0
T20Is 59 53 4 1056 62 21.55 991 106.55 0 3 63 53 17 0
First-class 25 37 2 1524 145 43.54 2482 61.40 5 4 148 42 15 0
List A 135 128 9 2661 101 22.36 4235 62.83 1 13 187 60 29 0
T20s 84 77 9 1768 74 26.00 1556 113.62 0 7 99 99 26 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 1 12 16 0 - - - 8.00 - 0 0 0
ODIs 102 7 139 91 3 1/1 1/1 30.33 3.92 46.3 0 0 0
T20Is 59 1 4 4 1 1/4 1/4 4.00 6.00 4.0 0 0 0
First-class 25 6 87 51 0 - - - 3.51 - 0 0 0
List A 135 12 207 158 3 1/1 1/1 52.66 4.57 69.0 0 0 0
T20s 84 2 7 12 2 1/4 1/4 6.00 10.28 3.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v Afghanistan at Bengaluru, Jun 14-15, 2018 scorecard
Last Test Afghanistan v Ireland at Dehradun, Mar 15-18, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Afghanistan v Scotland at Benoni, Apr 19, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v Afghanistan at Belfast, May 21, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Afghanistan v Ireland at Colombo (PSS), Feb 1, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I Afghanistan v Ireland at Dehradun, Feb 24, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Zimbabwe XI v Afghanistan at Mutare, Aug 16-19, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Afghanistan v Ireland at Dehradun, Mar 15-18, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Afghanistan v Bermuda at Potchefstroom, Apr 2, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Ireland v Afghanistan at Belfast, May 21, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Afghanistan v Ireland at Colombo (PSS), Feb 1, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Afghanistan v Ireland at Dehradun, Feb 24, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
14 Afghanistan v Ireland Belfast 21 May 2019 ODI # 4141
29 Afghanistan v Ireland Belfast 19 May 2019 ODI # 4139
22* Afghanistan v Scotland Edinburgh 10 May 2019 ODI # 4131
67 Afghanistan v Ireland Dehradun 15 Mar 2019 Test # 2351
82* Afghanistan v Ireland Dehradun 10 Mar 2019 ODI # 4110
54 Afghanistan v Ireland Dehradun 8 Mar 2019 ODI # 4108
75 Afghanistan v Ireland Dehradun 5 Mar 2019 ODI # 4105
8 Afghanistan v Ireland Dehradun 2 Mar 2019 ODI # 4101
7* Afghanistan v Ireland Dehradun 28 Feb 2019 ODI # 4100
20 Afghanistan v Ireland Dehradun 24 Feb 2019 T20I # 747
Profile

A middle-order batsman, Asghar Stanikzai has a somewhat tuk-tuk-boom approach to batting, his determined presence at the crease occasionally punctuated with flashes of aggressive strokeplay. In Afghanistan's early forays into the top level of the international game his approach was at odds with that of many of his team-mates in the top order, who seemed to play a shot a ball, and Stanikzai's ability to occupy the crease was an important asset to the side.

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Sep 21, 2018

Asghar Afghan raises his bat while walking off, Afghanistan v Pakistan, Super Fours, Asia Cup 2018, Abu Dhabi, Sep 21, 2018

Asghar Afghan raises his bat while walking off

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Sep 21, 2018

Asghar Afghan pulls out the slog-sweep, Afghanistan v Pakistan, Super Fours, Asia Cup 2018, Abu Dhabi, Sep 21, 2018

Asghar Afghan pulls out the slog-sweep

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Sep 14, 2018

Anshy Rath, Angelo Mathews, Rohit Sharma, Sarfraz Ahmed, Mashrafe Mortaza and Asghar Afghan with the Asia Cup trophy, Dubai, September 14, 2018

Anshy Rath, Angelo Mathews, Rohit Sharma, Sarfraz Ahmed, Mashrafe Mortaza and Asghar Afghan with the Asia Cup trophy

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