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Gulbadin Naib      

Full name Gulbadin Naib

Born March 16, 1991, Logar, Afghanistan

Current age 25 years 309 days

Major teams Afghanistan

Also known as Gulbadeen Naib

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Gulbadin Naib
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 17 14 3 236 82* 21.45 246 95.93 0 1 15 13 4 0
T20Is 31 27 7 399 56* 19.95 327 122.01 0 1 28 18 14 0
First-class 2 3 0 103 75 34.33 106 97.16 0 1 15 1 2 0
List A 36 31 6 741 100 29.64 717 103.34 1 3 53 33 8 0
Twenty20 53 45 12 653 68 19.78 497 131.38 0 2 47 32 24 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 17 14 356 354 9 4/31 4/31 39.33 5.96 39.5 1 0 0
T20Is 31 18 216 342 7 2/24 2/24 48.85 9.50 30.8 0 0 0
First-class 2 3 152 120 3 1/33 2/87 40.00 4.73 50.6 0 0 0
List A 36 26 650 655 17 4/31 4/31 38.52 6.04 38.2 2 0 0
Twenty20 53 29 354 527 14 2/19 2/19 37.64 8.93 25.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Canada v Afghanistan at Toronto, Aug 9, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v Afghanistan at Belfast, Jul 19, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Afghanistan v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC), Mar 14, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I United Arab Emirates v Afghanistan at Abu Dhabi, Jan 16, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Ireland v Afghanistan at Dublin, Jul 9-12, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Afghanistan v Papua New Guinea at Sharjah, Nov 21-24, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Pakistan A v Afghanistan at Islamabad, May 25, 2011 scorecard
Last List A Ireland v Afghanistan at Belfast, Jul 19, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Afghanistan v Trinidad & Tobago at King City (NW), Aug 11, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Afghanistan v Namibia at Dubai (DSC), Jan 19, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
12*, 1/17 Afghanistan v Namibia Dubai (DSC) 19 Jan 2017 T20
0/10 Afghanistan v U.A.E. Abu Dhabi 16 Jan 2017 T20I # 581
2 Afghanistan v Ireland Abu Dhabi 14 Jan 2017 T20I # 578
5/21, 4, 2/45 Mis-Ainak v Amo Region Speen Ghar 29 Oct 2016 Other
93, 0/38, 5, 2/24 Mis-Ainak v Amo Region Amanullah 23 Oct 2016 Other
5/56, 74, 0/38 Mis-Ainak v Boost Region Amanullah 17 Oct 2016 Other
81, 4/97, 103 Mis-Ainak v Boost Region Speen Ghar 11 Oct 2016 Other
59, 6/44, 159, 3/27 Mis-Ainak v Kabul Green Kabul 5 Oct 2016 Other
9, 3/76, 16, 7/72 Mis-Ainak v Kabul Green Kabul 29 Sep 2016 Other
2, 1/5 MAK v Kabul Eagles Kabul 19 Aug 2016 Other T20
Profile

Gulbadin Naib's first love in the sporting world was amateur bodybuilding, not cricket. When he eventually did take the game up, however, he progressed quickly through Afghanistan's age group sides as a batting allrounder and was the youngest member of the team that won the Division Five tournament in 2008 - the first stepping stone to the full world stage.

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Jan 19, 2017

Gulbadin Naib hits the last ball of the innings for six down the ground, Afghanistan v Namibia, Desert T20, Group A, Dubai, January 19, 2017

Gulbadin Naib hits the last ball of the innings for six down the ground

© Peter Della Penna

Jan 19, 2017

Gulbadin Naib beats a relay throw for a sharp two in the final over, Afghanistan v Namibia, Desert T20, Group A, Dubai, January 19, 2017

Gulbadin Naib beats a relay throw for a sharp two in the final over

© Peter Della Penna

Jul 6, 2016

Gulbadin Naib takes selfies with fans, Scotland v Afghanistan, 2nd ODI, Edinburgh, July 6, 2016

Gulbadin Naib takes selfies with fans

© Peter Della Penna/ESPNcricinfo Ltd

Tour Results
England v India at Cardiff - Sep 16, 2011
England won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining) (D/L method)
England v India at Lord's - Sep 11, 2011
Match tied (D/L method)
England v India at The Oval - Sep 9, 2011
England won by 3 wickets (with 7 balls remaining) (D/L method)
England v India at Southampton - Sep 6, 2011
England won by 7 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
England v India at Chester-le-Street - Sep 3, 2011
No result
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