Rahmat Shah Zurmatai is an Afghan cricketer who represents the Afghanistan Men's National Cricket Team in international cricket. Rahmat Shah is right-handed and bowls part-time leg-breaks. He was one of the eleven cricketers to play in Afghanistan's first ever Test match, against India, in June 2018. Rahmat Shah was the team's new Test captain, replacing Asghar Afghan in April 2019. Rahmat was born on July 6, 1993, in the town of Zurmat in Paktia Province, Afghanistan.
Rahmat Shah got his first international exposure when he was named in a number of first-class and One-Day International squads for Afghanistan. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut for Afghanistan against Scotland on March 6, 2013. He made his test debut against India in 2018.
Shah plays for Mis Ainak Region in domestic cricket. In the 2018 Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament, he finished with 258 runs in five matches and eight dismissals. Rahmat Shah made his Twenty20 debut for Band-e-Amir Dragons in the 2017 Shpageeza Cricket League on September 12, 2017.
In April 2019, Rahmat Shah was named in Afghanistan's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.