Full name Dawlat Zadran
Born March 19, 1988, Khost, Afghanistan
Current age 27 years 136 days
Major teams Afghanistan
Also known as Dollat Zadran
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
|ODI debut||Canada v Afghanistan at King City (NW), Aug 7, 2011 scorecard|
|Last ODI||Afghanistan v England at Sydney, Mar 13, 2015 scorecard|
|T20I debut||Afghanistan v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC), Mar 14, 2012 scorecard|
|Last T20I||Afghanistan v Oman at Dublin, Jul 25, 2015 scorecard|
|First-class debut||Canada v Afghanistan at King City (NW), Aug 2-5, 2011 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (CA), Dec 10-13, 2013 scorecard|
|List A debut||Pakistan A v Afghanistan at Islamabad, May 25, 2011 scorecard|
|Last List A||Afghanistan v England at Sydney, Mar 13, 2015 scorecard|
|Twenty20 debut||Afghanistan v Papua New Guinea at Dubai (DSC), Mar 13, 2012 scorecard|
|Last Twenty20||Afghanistan v Oman at Dublin, Jul 25, 2015 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|2/21||Afghanistan||v Oman||Dublin||25 Jul 2015||T20I # 446|
|1/24||Afghanistan||v P.N.G.||Dublin (Malahide)||23 Jul 2015||T20I # 444|
|0/30||Afghanistan||v Hong Kong||Dublin (Malahide)||21 Jul 2015||T20I # 443|
|1/35||Afghanistan||v Scotland||Edinburgh||12 Jul 2015||T20I # 435|
|1/46||Afghanistan||v U.A.E.||Edinburgh||10 Jul 2015||T20I # 432|
|0*, 3/17||Afghanistan||v Netherlands||Edinburgh||9 Jul 2015||T20I # 431|
|1/6||Afghanistan||v Jersey||Edinburgh||6 Jul 2015||Other T20|
|0/42||Afghanistan||v Unicorns||Wormsley||30 Jun 2015||Other T20|
|0/23||Afghanistan||v England||Sydney||13 Mar 2015||ODI # 3635|
|1, 0/51||Afghanistan||v New Zealand||Napier||8 Mar 2015||ODI # 3628|
Dawlat Zadran's expressive, homespun bowling action, redolent of Waqar Younis, allows him to generate disarming pace with a quick arm over a braced front leg. Born in Khost, Zadran made his List A debut in Islamabad in 2011, when Afghanistan became the first international team to visit Pakistan since the 2009 attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team, and his speed and wicket-taking ability soon saw him installed as a regular fixture in their playing XI.
Zadran was clocked at 145.3kph during the Asia Cup in 2014, and provides the sort of pace rarely seen in Associate sides. He was Afghanistan's spearhead at their successful World T20 qualifying campaign in 2011-12, and represented the team at both the 2012 and 2014 tournaments. While he probably won't stick around for long at the crease, Zadran is also a handy sting in the tail of Afghanistan's batting. He cracked four sixes in seven deliveries to help Afghanistan to a last-over win against Zimbabwe in 2014 - a result that allowed Afghanistan to claw their way back into, and eventually level, the series.
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