Rashid Khan

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Rashid Khan
Rashid in 2021
Personal information
Full nameRashid Khan Arman
Born20 September 1998
Nangarhar, Afghanistan
BowlingRight-arm leg-break
RoleBowling All-rounder
International information
Test debut14 June 2018 v India
Last Test10 March 2021 v Zimbabwe
ODI debut18 October 2015 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI11 October 2023 v India
ODI shirt no.19
T20I debut26 October 2015 v Zimbabwe
Last T20I16 July 2023 v Bangladesh
Domestic team information
2017–2021Sunrisers Hyderabad
2021–presentLahore Qalandars
2022–presentGujarat Titans

Rashid Khan Arman (Pashto: راشد خان ارمان; born 20 September 1998) is an Afghan international cricketer and captain of the Afghanistan national team in T20I format.[1] He bowls right-arm leg spin and bats as a right-handed batsman. Rashid is considered as one of the greatest 20 bowlers ever. As of October 2023, Rashid is ranked No. 1 in T20I and No. 6 in ODI cricket.[2]

He considers Shahid Afridi as his bowling idol.[3] He was awarded ICC Associate Cricketer of the Year in 2017.[4] In 2018, at the age of 19, he became the youngest cricketer to top the ICC ODI bowling rankings.[5] Later, in december 2020, Khan was named the ICC Men's T20I Player of the Decade.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Rashid Khan named new Afghanistan T20I captain". www.icc-cricket.com. 29 December 2022.
  2. "ICC Men's T20I Bowling | Player Rankings". ICC cricket. Retrieved 2023-10-13.
  3. Ankit Mishra (26 April 2018). "Ever wondered why Rashid Khan is called Afganistan's Afridi?". CricTracker.
  4. "Associate Cricketer of the Year - Rashid Khan". ICC cricket. 18 January 2018.
  5. "Rashid Khan: The youngest No.1 in men's cricket". ICC cricket.
  6. "ICC Awards: Rashid Khan Named T20I Cricketer of the Decade". News18. 28 December 2020.

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