Quick Links
Squad

Gulbadin Naib      

Full name Gulbadin Naib

Born March 16, 1991, Logar, Afghanistan

Current age 25 years 344 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 20 17 3 258 82* 18.42 291 88.65 0 1 17 13 4 0
T20Is 33 27 7 399 56* 19.95 327 122.01 0 1 28 18 16 0
First-class 2 3 0 103 75 34.33 106 97.16 0 1 15 1 2 0
List A 39 34 6 763 100 27.25 762 100.13 1 3 55 33 8 0
Twenty20 55 45 12 653 68 19.78 497 131.38 0 2 47 32 26 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 20 17 476 431 16 4/27 4/27 26.93 5.43 29.7 2 0 0
T20Is 33 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 39 29 770 732 24 4/27 4/27 30.50 5.70 32.0 3 0 0
Twenty20 55 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 Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Harare, Feb 21, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Afghanistan v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC), Mar 14, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC), Jan 20, 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 Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Harare, Feb 21, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Afghanistan v Trinidad & Tobago at King City (NW), Aug 11, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC), Jan 20, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
4/27, 16 Afghanistan v Zimbabwe Harare 21 Feb 2017 ODI # 3838
5, 2/38 Afghanistan v Zimbabwe Harare 19 Feb 2017 ODI # 3837
1, 1/12 Afghanistan v Zimbabwe Harare 16 Feb 2017 ODI # 3835
- Afghanistan v Ireland Dubai (DSC) 20 Jan 2017 T20I # 588
- Afghanistan v Oman Dubai (DSC) 20 Jan 2017 T20I # 586
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
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.

  • Read More
Latest Articles
Latest Photos

Jan 19, 2017

Nawroz Mangal gives a thumbs up to the 3000 fans who turned out to support his side, Afghanistan v Namibia, Desert T20, Group A, Dubai, January 19, 2017

Nawroz Mangal gives a thumbs up to the 3000 fans who turned out to support his side

© Peter Della Penna

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

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
More results »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days
INSIGHTS
FORMAT
ODIs
RECORD TYPE
TEAM