Afsar Zazai      

Full name Afsar Khan Zazai

Born August 10, 1993, Kabul

Current age 26 years 101 days

Major teams Afghanistan, Afghanistan A, Afghanistan Under-19s, Band-e-Amir Region, Mis Ainak Knights

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Afsar Khan Zazai
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 1 96 48* 32.00 244 39.34 0 0 8 2 4 0
ODIs 17 16 1 264 60 17.60 488 54.09 0 2 15 0 20 2
T20Is 1 1 0 9 9 9.00 21 42.85 0 0 0 0 0 1
First-class 25 35 5 955 124 31.83 1961 48.69 2 4 120 12 62 5
List A 40 37 1 768 75 21.33 1282 59.90 0 4 50 6 40 10
T20s 16 15 5 315 56* 31.50 305 103.27 0 1 25 6 6 3
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 17 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 25 2 30 24 0 - - - 4.80 - 0 0 0
List A 40 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 16 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut India v Afghanistan at Bengaluru, Jun 14-15, 2018 scorecard
Last Test Bangladesh v Afghanistan at Chattogram, Sep 5-9, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut United Arab Emirates v Afghanistan at ICCA Dubai, Nov 28, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v Afghanistan at Gros Islet, Jun 14, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
Only T20I Afghanistan v Kenya at Sharjah, Oct 11, 2013 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Afghanistan v Netherlands at Sharjah, Apr 2-4, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Bangladesh v Afghanistan at Chattogram, Sep 5-9, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Hyderabad (Pakistan) and Karachi v Afghanistan at Hyderabad (Sind), Feb 6, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Boost Region v Mis Ainak Region at Kabul, Sep 24, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Afghanistan v Kenya at Sharjah, Oct 11, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s Mis Ainak Knights v Band-e-Amir Dragons at Kabul, Oct 18, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Afghanistan v West Indians Lucknow 4 Nov 2019 Other OD
22, 0c/0s BEAD v MAK Kabul 18 Oct 2019 T20
29*, 1c/0s BEAD v Kabul Eagles Kabul 17 Oct 2019 T20
56*, 0c/0s BEAD v MAK Kabul 16 Oct 2019 T20
29*, 2c/0s BEAD v BDD Kabul 14 Oct 2019 T20
35, 0c/1s BEAD v SGT Kabul 12 Oct 2019 T20
1c/0s, 37* BEAD v Amo Sharks Kabul 10 Oct 2019 T20
0c/0s, 7* BEAD v MAK Kabul 9 Oct 2019 T20
0c/0s, 16 BEAD v Kabul Eagles Kabul 7 Oct 2019 T20
43, 3c/0s Mis-Ainak v Boost Region Kabul 24 Sep 2019 LA
Profile

Afsar Zazai's talent as a wicketkeeper-batsman was identified early and he was just 16 years old when he was included in Afghanistan's squad for the 2010 Under-19 World Cup. He'd already been on the age group radar for a while, having played for the Under-17 side at the Asian Cricket Council Challenge Cup, and had assured his place in the Under-19 squad with nine dismissals in six games at the U19 World Cup qualifiers in 2009. A developing talent, he went to his second Youth World Cup in 2012, the same year he made his First Class debut for the full Afghan national side in the Intercontinental Cup.

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Oct 9, 2019

The Band-e-Amir Dragons players celebrate a wicket, Band-e-Amir Dragons v Mis Ainak Knights, Kabul, Shpageeza Cricket League, October 9, 2019

The Band-e-Amir Dragons players celebrate a wicket

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Sep 9, 2019

Rashid Khan sets off on a celebratory run, with Afsar Zazai in pursuit, after the last wicket, Bangladesh v Afghanistan, Only Test, Chattogram, 5th day, September 9, 2019

Rashid Khan sets off on a celebratory run, with Afsar Zazai in pursuit, after the last wicket

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Sep 1, 2019

Rashid Khan and Afsar Zazai walk back to the pavilion, Bangladesh Cricket Board XI v Afghanistan XI warm-up, Chattogram, September 1, 2019

Rashid Khan and Afsar Zazai walk back to the pavilion

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