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Najibullah Zadran      

Full name Najibullah Zadran

Born February 28, 1993, Logar

Current age 23 years 118 days

Major teams Afghanistan, Afghan Cheetas, Afghanistan Under-19s

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 21 20 1 369 83 19.42 483 76.39 0 2 35 15 9 0
T20Is 27 22 6 484 60* 30.25 343 141.10 0 1 28 25 12 0
First-class 3 6 0 164 99 27.33 212 77.35 0 1 23 4 3 0
List A 24 23 1 374 83 17.00 505 74.05 0 2 36 15 10 0
Twenty20 38 29 7 617 61 28.04 448 137.72 0 3 35 33 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 21 2 30 30 0 - - - 6.00 - 0 0 0
T20Is 27 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 24 3 36 39 0 - - - 6.50 - 0 0 0
Twenty20 38 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 Afghanistan v Zimbabwe at Sharjah, Dec 29, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Afghanistan v India at Colombo (RPS), Sep 19, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Afghanistan v West Indies at Nagpur, Mar 27, 2016 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 Afghanistan v Zimbabwe at Sharjah, Dec 29, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Afghan Cheetas v Rawalpindi Rams at Karachi, Sep 28, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Afghanistan v West Indies at Nagpur, Mar 27, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/17, 2 ACB Dev v Habib Bank Kabul 4 Jun 2016 Other OD
66, 0/11 ACB Dev v Habib Bank Kabul 2 Jun 2016 Other OD
0/22, 63* ACB Dev v Habib Bank Kabul 31 May 2016 Other OD
38 ACB Dev v Habib Bank Kabul 29 May 2016 Other OD
38, 0/14 Kandahar v NanProvince Amanullah 26 May 2016 Other OD
85* Kandahar v Kapisa Speen Ghar 25 May 2016 Other OD
0/0, 0, 0/1 ACB Dev v Habib Bank Kabul 18 May 2016 Other
48* Afghanistan v West Indies Nagpur 27 Mar 2016 T20I # 552
14 Afghanistan v England Delhi 23 Mar 2016 T20I # 546
12 Afghanistan v South Africa Mumbai 20 Mar 2016 T20I # 542
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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Mar 27, 2016

Najibullah Zadran shapes up to play a reverse sweep, Afghanistan v West Indies, World T20 2016, Group 1, Nagpur, March 27, 2016

Najibullah Zadran shapes up to play a reverse sweep

© AFP

Mar 27, 2016

Najibullah Zadran made an unbeaten 48, Afghanistan v West Indies, World T20 2016, Group 1, Nagpur, March 27, 2016

Najibullah Zadran made an unbeaten 48

© Associated Press

Oct 26, 2015

Najibullah Zadran drives during his unbeaten 37, Zimbabwe v Afghanistan, 1st T20I, Bulawayo, October 26, 2015

Najibullah Zadran drives during his unbeaten 37

© AFP

Tour Results
West Indies v Australia at Roseau - Apr 23-27, 2012
Australia won by 75 runs
West Indies v Australia at Port of Spain - Apr 15-19, 2012
Match drawn
West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown - Apr 7-11, 2012
Australia won by 3 wickets
WICB Pres XI v Australians at Cave Hill - Apr 2-4, 2012
Australians won by 8 wickets
West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown - Mar 30, 2012
West Indies won by 14 runs
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