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Usman Ghani      

Full name Usman Ghani

Born November 20, 1996

Current age 19 years 193 days

Major teams Afghanistan, Afghanistan Under-19s

Playing role Opening batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Usman Ghani
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 14 14 0 408 118 29.14 504 80.95 1 2 37 10 3 0
T20Is 9 9 0 216 69 24.00 199 108.54 0 2 26 5 4 0
List A 16 16 0 488 118 30.50 628 77.70 1 3 43 13 4 0
Twenty20 9 9 0 216 69 24.00 199 108.54 0 2 26 5 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 14 2 38 34 1 1/21 1/21 34.00 5.36 38.0 0 0 0
T20Is 9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 16 2 38 34 1 1/21 1/21 34.00 5.36 38.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
ODI debut Afghanistan v Hong Kong at Kuala Lumpur, May 1, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Afghanistan at Napier, Mar 8, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo, Oct 26, 2015 scorecard
Last T20I Afghanistan v West Indies at Nagpur, Mar 27, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
List A debut Afghanistan v Hong Kong at Kuala Lumpur, May 1, 2014 scorecard
Last List A New Zealand v Afghanistan at Napier, Mar 8, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo, Oct 26, 2015 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Afghanistan v West Indies at Nagpur, Mar 27, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/36, 47 Kunar v Zabul Amanullah 24 May 2016 Other OD
64, 1/27 Kunar v Laghman Speen Ghar 23 May 2016 Other OD
62, 0/30 Kunar v Paktia Amanullah 20 May 2016 Other OD
4 Afghanistan v West Indies Nagpur 27 Mar 2016 T20I # 552
3 Afghanistan v U.A.E. Fatullah 19 Feb 2016 T20I # 501
5 Afghanistan v Zimbabwe Sharjah 10 Jan 2016 T20I # 477
42 Afghanistan v Zimbabwe Sharjah 8 Jan 2016 T20I # 475
5 Afghanistan v Oman Abu Dhabi 30 Nov 2015 T20I # 472
69 Afghanistan v Oman Abu Dhabi 29 Nov 2015 T20I # 471
10 Afghanistan v Hong Kong Abu Dhabi 28 Nov 2015 T20I # 470
Profile

One of the most exciting new talents to emerge from Afghanistan's cricket programmes in recent years, intrepid opening batsman Usman Ghani was good enough to play one-day international cricket for Afghanistan well before his 18th birthday. Ghani was also good enough to race to a century in his fourth ODI, against Zimbabwe, still aged 17. He started 2014 as part of the Afghanistan Under-19 team that defeated Australia and Sri Lanka in the Under-19 World Cup, and ended it as a member of the squad for Afghanistan's first full World Cup campaign. He warmed up for the tournament with a match-winning hundred against an Auckland team that included Kyle Mills and Mitchell McClenaghan.
Liam Brickhill

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Mar 27, 2016

Usman Ghani was cleaned up for 4, Afghanistan v West Indies, World T20 2016, Group 1, Nagpur, March 27, 2016

Usman Ghani was cleaned up for 4

© AFP

Jan 10, 2016

Usman Ghani was bowled by a quicker one, Afghanistan v Zimbabwe, 2nd T20I, Sharjah, January 10, 2016

Usman Ghani was bowled by a quicker one

© Chris Whiteoak

Mar 8, 2015

Usman Ghani was bowled with Daniel Vettori's first ball, New Zealand v Afghanistan, World Cup 2015, Group A, Napier, March 8, 2015

Usman Ghani was bowled with Daniel Vettori's first ball

© AFP

Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Canada v Scotland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Scotland won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v U.S.A. at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Hong Kong won by 77 runs
Nepal v P.N.G. at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Bermuda won by 41 runs
Ireland v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Italy v Kenya at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Kenya won by 38 runs
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