Dawlat Zadran is an Afghan cricketer who was born on 19 March 1988 in Paktia province of Afghanistan. He is a right-handed batsman and a right arm fast bowler. His primary role in his team is that of a bowler, but he can make a couple of big hits as well when the need arises.
Dawlat Zadran made his One Day International debut against Canada on 7 August 2011 at King City. In that match, he took 3 wickets in 8 overs and conceded only 49 runs. However, he went back to the pavilion for a duck when he came to bat. The match resulted in the victory of Afghanistan by 2 wickets.
Dawlat Zadran made his T20 International debut against the Netherlands on 14 March 2012 in Dubai. He could not take any wickets in his spell of 4 overs in his debut match, but his team won the match by 4 wickets.
The T20 debut for Dawlat Zadran came on 13 March 2012 against Papua New Guinea in the ICC World T20 Qualifiers. He took 2 wickets in the match which helped Afghanistan to secure a victory over Papua New Guinea by 6 wickets.
Dawlat Zadran has played 74 One Day Internationals and has taken 103 wickets till date with an average of 29.13 with 3 4-wicket hauls in an innings. He has also scored 502 runs at an average of 20.91 and a strike rate of 80.06 as a lower order batsman.
Dawlat Zadran has also played 33 T20Is and taken 39 wickets at an average of 24.43 with 1 4-wicket haul in an innings. He has also scored 68 runs in 33 matches at a strike rate of 161.90, although his average is very poor.
First Class Career
Dawlat Zadran has also played 11 First Class matches and taken 47 wickets at an average of 19.31 with 5 4-wicket hauls in an innings. He has also scored 143 runs in 11 matches with one-half century.