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Asghar Stanikzai      

Full name Mohammad Asghar Stanikzai

Born December 22, 1987, Kabul, Afghanistan

Current age 28 years 159 days

Major teams Afghanistan

Also known as Asghar Salamkhail

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Mohammad Asghar Stanikzai
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 53 52 5 1044 90* 22.21 1769 59.01 0 5 74 19 13 0
T20Is 36 32 2 693 62 23.10 664 104.36 0 3 41 33 13 0
First-class 18 28 2 919 127 35.34 1606 57.22 2 2 96 19 15 0
List A 81 80 5 1539 90* 20.52 2683 57.36 0 6 110 26 17 0
Twenty20 44 39 4 856 62 24.45 843 101.54 0 3 47 40 15 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 53 6 133 90 2 1/22 1/22 45.00 4.06 66.5 0 0 0
T20Is 36 1 4 4 1 1/4 1/4 4.00 6.00 4.0 0 0 0
First-class 18 4 60 26 0 - - - 2.60 - 0 0 0
List A 81 10 200 153 2 1/22 1/22 76.50 4.59 100.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 44 1 4 4 1 1/4 1/4 4.00 6.00 4.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Afghanistan v Scotland at Benoni, Apr 19, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI Afghanistan v Zimbabwe at Sharjah, Jan 6, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Afghanistan v Ireland at Colombo (PSS), Feb 1, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I Afghanistan v West Indies at Nagpur, Mar 27, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Zimbabwe XI v Afghanistan at Mutare, Aug 16-19, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Afghanistan v Namibia at Greater Noida, Apr 10-13, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Afghanistan v Bermuda at Potchefstroom, Apr 2, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Afghanistan v Zimbabwe at Sharjah, Jan 6, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Afghanistan v Ireland at Colombo (PSS), Feb 1, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Afghanistan v West Indies at Nagpur, Mar 27, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
37 Afghanistan v Namibia Greater Noida 10 Apr 2016 FC
16 Afghanistan v West Indies Nagpur 27 Mar 2016 T20I # 552
1 Afghanistan v England Delhi 23 Mar 2016 T20I # 546
7 Afghanistan v South Africa Mumbai 20 Mar 2016 T20I # 542
62 Afghanistan v Sri Lanka Kolkata 17 Mar 2016 T20I # 538
0, 1/4 Afghanistan v Zimbabwe Nagpur 12 Mar 2016 T20I # 531
- Afghanistan v Hong Kong Nagpur 10 Mar 2016 T20I # 528
55* Afghanistan v Scotland Nagpur 8 Mar 2016 T20I # 523
25 Afghanistan v Netherlands Mohali 4 Mar 2016 Other T20
49 Afghanistan v Hong Kong Dhaka 22 Feb 2016 T20I # 507
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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Mar 27, 2016

Inzamam-ul-Haq hugs Asghar Stanikzai after the win, Afghanistan v West Indies, World T20 2016, Group 1, Nagpur, March 27, 2016

Inzamam-ul-Haq hugs Asghar Stanikzai after the win

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Mar 20, 2016

Chris Morris is fired up after dismissing Asghar Stanikzai, Afghanistan v South Africa, World T20 2016, Group 1, Mumbai, March 20,2016

Chris Morris is fired up after dismissing Asghar Stanikzai

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Mar 17, 2016

Asghar Stanikzai celebrates his fifty, Afghanistan v Sri Lanka, World T20 2016, Group 1, Kolkata

Asghar Stanikzai celebrates his fifty

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Tournament Results
Pakistan U19 v S Africa U19 at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 1, 2014
S Africa U19 won by 6 wickets (with 47 balls remaining)
Aust U19 v England U19 at ICCA Dubai - Feb 28, 2014
England U19 won by 1 wicket (with 2 balls remaining)
Afghan U19 v S Lanka U19 at ICCA 2 Dubai - Feb 27, 2014
Afghan U19 won by 5 wickets (with 172 balls remaining)
B'desh U19 v NZ U19 at Abu Dhabi - Feb 27, 2014
B'desh U19 won by 77 runs
India U19 v W Indies U19 at Sharjah - Feb 27, 2014
India U19 won by 46 runs
UAE U19 v Zim U19 at Abu Dhabi - Feb 27, 2014
Zim U19 won by 84 runs
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