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Najibullah Zadran      

Full name Najibullah Zadran

Born February 28, 1993, Logar

Current age 24 years 172 days

Major teams Afghanistan, Afghan Cheetas, Afghanistan Under-19s, Band-e-Amir Region, Boost Region

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Najibullah Zadran
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs Insights on odi 34 33 2 704 89* 22.70 847 83.11 0 5 58 30 20 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 40 32 13 643 60* 33.84 433 148.49 0 2 39 35 19 0
First-class 3 6 0 164 99 27.33 212 77.35 0 1 23 4 3 0
List A 46 44 3 968 89* 23.60 1130 85.66 0 7 79 42 24 0
T20s Insights on t20 53 41 14 794 61 29.40 558 142.29 0 4 47 44 21 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs Insights on odi 34 2 30 30 0 - - - 6.00 - 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 40 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 46 8 132 118 2 1/10 1/10 59.00 5.36 66.0 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 53 1 6 6 1 1/6 1/6 6.00 6.00 6.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Ireland v Afghanistan at Dublin, Jul 5, 2012 scorecard
Last ODI Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Harare, Feb 26, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Afghanistan v India at Colombo (RPS), Sep 19, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I West Indies v Afghanistan at Basseterre, Jun 5, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Ireland v Afghanistan at Dublin, Jul 9-12, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Zimbabwe A v Afghanistan at Harare, Aug 2-3, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Ireland v Afghanistan at Dublin, Jul 5, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Band-e-Amir Region v Boost Region at Khost, Aug 17, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Afghan Cheetas v Rawalpindi Rams at Karachi, Sep 28, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s West Indies v Afghanistan at Basseterre, Jun 5, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/18, 17 Band-Region v Boost Region Khost 17 Aug 2017 LA
1/12, 8 Band-Region v Boost Region Khost 16 Aug 2017 LA
- Band-Region v Amo Region Khost 14 Aug 2017 LA
0/25, 71* Band-Region v Mis-Ainak Khost 11 Aug 2017 LA
17 Band-Region v Speen-Ghar Khost 10 Aug 2017 LA
28, 1/10 Afghan A v SA A Pretoria 5 Aug 2017 LA
0/14, 62 Afghan A v India A Pretoria 1 Aug 2017 LA
26 Afghan A v SA A Pretoria 30 Jul 2017 LA
30 Afghan A v India A Pretoria 28 Jul 2017 LA
10* Afghanistan v West Indies Basseterre 5 Jun 2017 T20I # 613
Profile

Najibullah Zadran packs a punch with his bellicose left-hand batting, despite his slight frame. He has followed the same tried and tested route to the national side as many of his generation that came after the initial Afghan cricketing pioneers, with age-group cricket preparing him for the big stage. His ODI debut, against Ireland in Dublin in 2012, was possibly a little premature but Zadran's batting turned a corner in 2014 and he started to look more at home. In July, his second-innings 99 helped Afghanistan beat a strong Zimbabwe A side in an unofficial Test, and in November his unbeaten 32-ball 60 helped set up a 54-run win over Pakistan A in a Twenty match. He started 2015 well with a maiden ODI fifty, a boundary-laden 83 against Ireland, and cruised into Afghanistan's World Cup squad.
Liam Brickhill

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Jan 16, 2017

The Afghanistan fans go wild after the winning run by Najibullah Zadran, UAE v Afghanistan, Desert T20, Group A, Abu Dhabi, January 16, 2017

The Afghanistan fans go wild after the winning run by Najibullah Zadran

© Peter Della Penna

Jan 16, 2017

Karim Janat punches gloves with Najibullah Zadran after striking a boundary over midwicket, UAE v Afghanistan, Desert T20, Group A, Abu Dhabi, January 16, 2017

Karim Janat punches gloves with Najibullah Zadran after striking a boundary over midwicket

© Peter Della Penna

Jul 4, 2016

Najibullah Zadran acknowledges his half-century, Scotland v Afghanistan, 1st ODI, Edinburgh, July 4, 2016

Najibullah Zadran acknowledges his half-century

© Peter Della Penna/ESPNcricinfo Ltd

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