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Rashid Khan


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Rashid Khan

Full NameRashid Khan

BornSeptember 20, 1998

Height1.88m

NationalityAfghanistan

RoleLeg-break bowler/Right-hand bat

Relation(s)Unknown

MOST RECENT MATCHES

MATCH RUNS BF 4s 6s SR OVERS MO RC WKTS ECO EX
JSK vs MICT 4 5 0 0 80.00 4 0 42 0 10.50 2
MICT vs PC 14 9 1 1 155.56 4 0 17 1 4.25 1
MICT vs DSG 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 24 0 6.00 0
PC vs MICT 2 3 0 0 66.67 4 0 16 3 4.00 0
MICT vs PR 13 7 2 0 185.71 4 0 16 1 4.00 0
CPT vs SEC 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 53 1 13.25 0
CPT vs SEC 5 6 1 0 83.33 4 0 23 1 5.75 1
CPT vs JSK 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 18 2 4.50 1
BATTING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
ODIs 86 68 1134 1077 12 20.25 105.29 0 5 60 96 40 27 0
TESTs 5 7 106 133 0 15.14 79.69 0 1 51 11 4 0 0
T20Is 74 41 328 257 18 14.26 127.62 0 0 48 20 20 25 0
T20s 372 214 1808 1256 68 12.38 143.94 0 1 56 131 114 112 0
LISTAs 88 69 1155 1091 12 20.26 105.86 0 5 60 101 40 28 0
FIRSTCLASS 9 11 231 300 1 23.10 77.00 0 2 52 29 4 0 0
BOWLING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
ODIs 86 81 724.5 3024 163 18.55 4.17 7/18 4 0
TESTs 5 9 255.4 760 34 22.35 2.97 11/104 4 2
T20Is 74 74 280.2 1754 122 14.37 6.25 5/3 2 0
T20s 372 369 1427.2 9115 500 18.23 6.38 6/17 4 0
LISTAs 88 83 742.4 3112 167 18.63 4.19 7/18 4 0
FIRSTCLASS 9 17 452.1 1287 69 18.65 2.84 12/122 8 3
ABOUT

Rashid Khan Armaan is an Afghan player who is regarded as the youngest captain to lead an international team. He is also one of the few bowlers to have taken four wickets in four balls. He is one of the first players from Afghanistan to play Test cricket.

Biography - About Rashid Khan


Rashid Khan is a name that appears first whenever someone says Afghanistan cricket team. He is the secret weapon used by the captain of the team in crunch situations while fielding. Rashid is regarded as mystery spinner who can deceive the batters with his wily googly deliveries.


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Rashid Khan has spent a part of his younger days in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan during the Afghan War before he returned back to his normal life in Afghanistan. He idolises the Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi, who also hails from Pashtun ethnicity — same as Rashid Khan.


Rashid Khan - Along the Years


YearAgeAchievement
201517Made ODI and T20I debut
201618Made his First Class Debut for Band e Amir Dragons
201719Took the Best Bowling figures for an associate nation (5/3)
201819Became the youngest player to lead a team at international level
201820Became the youngest player to reach No. 1 spot in ICC ODI bowler's rankings
201921Became the youngest Captain to lead a Test team
201819Made Test debut
201921Part of Afghanistan's 2019 World Cup squad
202123Part of Aghanistan's T20 World Cup squad
202123Fastest bowler to pick 100 T20I wickets
202223Appointed vice-captain of Gujarat Titans in IPL 2022
202223Won IPL 2022 with Gujarat Titans
202223Part of Afghanistan's T20 World Cup squad


Rashid Khan Records


Rashid Khan has plenty of records to his name as he has been a bright player for the Afghanistan cricket team.


  1. Rashid Khan holds the record for the best bowling figures for an associate nation in One Day Internationals. He achieved this record in 2017 against West Indies.
  2. Rashid Khan also holds the record for being the youngest player to become the No. 1 bowler in One Day International Rankings of the ICC.
  3. He is also the youngest player to reach the top spot in ICC T20I bowlers rankings.
  4. Rashid Khan is also the youngest player (19 years 165 days) to lead an international squad.
  5. Rashid also holds the record for taking the least time in reaching the 50 wickets mark in T20 Internationals. He took only 2 years and 220 days to do so.
  6. Rashid Khan is also the youngest player to take 100 wickets in One Day Internationals. He is also the fastest player to do so in only 44 matches.
  7. Rashid also holds the record for having the best bowling figures for Afghanistan with 5 wickets for 3 runs.
  8. He is also the first player to take 5 wickets in only 2 overs in a T20I.
  9. With the Irish player Paul Stirling, Rashid Khan is holding the record for taking the most wickets from different teams in the same One Day International match. Both the players had taken 6 wickets in the match.
  10. He is also one of the few players to have taken 4 wickets in 4 balls.
  11. Rashid Khan also holds the record for conceding the most runs in an inaugural Test match (152 runs).
  12. He also holds the record for bowling the most expensive spell in a World Cup with 110 runs in 9 overs.
  13. Rashid Khan is the first Afghan bowler to take a 5-wicket and a 10-wicket haul in Test matches.
  14. He is also the first player to take a 10-wicket haul as a captain in Test matches.
  15. Rashid Khan is also the first player to score a half-century and take 10 wickets in the same Test match.
  16. Rashid Khan also holds the record for taking the first-ever hat-trick in the Caribbean Premier League. He took his Hat-trick in the 2017 season.
  17. Rashid also picked a hat-trick in the Big Bash League for Adelaide Strikers against Sydney Sixers in 2020.
  18. Rashid is the fastest bowler to complete 100 dismissals in T20 Internationals. The spinner took 53 matches to better former Sri Lanka skipper Lasith Malinga's record of 76 games.
  19. Rashid Khan recorded his career-best T20 bowling figures of 6/17 during a match for Adelaide Strikers against Brisbane Heat in BBL 2021-22 season.
  20. Rashid Khan is the joint-quickest spin bowler to achieve 100 IPL wickets along with Amit Mishra.
  21. Rashid Khan is one of the four bowlers in the world to claim more than 450 wickets in T20 cricket, including T20 Internationals and franchise cricket.
  22. Rashid has the second best career bowling average - 18.65 - in ODI cricket.


Rashid Khan Awards


  1. Rashid was named 'ICC Men's T20I Player of the Decade' 2011-2020 in December 2020.
  2. Featured in ICC's T20I team of the decade.
  3. Rashid won Associate Cricketer of the Year Award in 2017.


Rashid Khan Career


Rashid Khan has had a bright career so far in all the three formats of the game. His career has a lot to boast on, as he has a lot of remarkable achievements to his name.


Rashid Khan Domestic career


Rashid Khan plays for Band e Amir Dragons in the domestic cricket of Afghanistan. He has scored a half-century as well as taken 55 wickets in the First Class Matches so far.


Rashid Khan ODI Career


Rashid Khan played his first match against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on 18 October 2015. He took 1 wicket in the match. So far, he has 133 wickets to his name in the One Day Internationals.


Rashid Khan Test Career


Rashid Khan was one of the first players to play Test cricket for Afghanistan cricket team and made his debut against India on 14 June 2018. India won the match and Rashid Khan proved out to be an expensive bowler in the match, taking 2 wickets for 153 runs.


Rashid Khan was part of Afghanistan's historic team that played their maiden Test match against India in Bengaluru in June 2018. Rashid bowled the most expensive spell (2/154) by a bowler on his Test debut.


Playing in his second Test match against Ireland, Rashid claimed his first Test five-wicket haul with figures of 5/82 against Ireland in the second innings as Afghanistan won by seven wickets.


Rashid scored his maiden Test fifty against Bangladesh in September 2019 in Chittagong. It was the same match where Rashid became the youngest ever Test captain at the age of 20 years and 350 days to lead a side in the history of record books.


Rashid picked 5/55 in the first innings and went on to add six more in the second innings to complete his maiden 10-wicket haul in a Test match. Afghanistan thumped Bangladesh by 224 runs to win the one-off Test.


The leg-spinner registered another 10-wicket haul as he claimed figures of 4/138 and 7/137 against Zimbabwe to help Afghanistan seal a comfortable six-wicket win.


Rashid Khan ODI career


Rashid Khan played his first match against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on 18 October 2015. He took just one wicket in his debut game.


In July 2016, Rashid picked 4/21 from eight overs, including a maiden against Ireland with Afghanistan winning by 79 runs.


Rashid mustered 6/43 against the same opposition during an ODI match at the Greater Noida Sports Complex in March 2017.


In the first ODI against West Indies, Rashid bagged his career-best figures - 7/18 - to rout West Indies for 149 all out while they were chasing 213 to win.


His dismissals included the likes of Shai Hope, Roston Chase and Jason Holder. He achieved his third five-for against Zimbabwe, picking five wickets for 24 runs from 8.3 overs in Sharjah in February 2018.


In September 2018, Rashid ranked the number one all-rounder ICC rankings on the back of his brilliance in Asia Cup 2018.


Rashid had an unforgettable first 50-over World Cup in England and Wales in 2019. The leg-spinner did not bowl up to his potential and was taken to cleaners. He picked just six wickets in nine games at an average of 69.33 and an economy rate of 5.79.


In Afghanistan's match against England, Rashid conceded the most expensive spell -110 runs without a wicket from nine overs - in a World Cup match and second worst in an ODI match.


Rashid Khan T20I Career


The T20I debut for Rashid Khan came a few days after his ODI debut on 26 October 2015 at Bulawayo against Zimbabwe. The Afghan team won the match by 6 wickets and Rashid Khan has taken 1 wicket in the match.


Rashid made his Twenty20 International debut on October 26, 2015 against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo. His best bowling numbers in the format till date are 5 for 3 fron two overs vs Irleand in the second T20I match in the 2017 bilateral series.


Rashid has picked 118 wickets in 71 matches at an average of 14.21 and an economy rate of 6.25. He is among the five bowlers to pick 100 T20 International wickets and the fastest bowler to achieve the feat in 44 games. Rashid has played two T20 World Cups for Afghanistan in 2016 (India) and 2021 (UAE). The spin bowler was named in Afghanistan's 15-member squad for T20 WC 2022 in Australia under the leadership of Mohammad Nabi.


Rashid Khan Franchise Career

Rashid Khan has been playing for various teams across the World. At present, he is an active member of Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League, Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash League and Sussex County in the English County Cricket.


He emerged as the sixth-highest wicket-taker in the 2017 season of the Indian Premier League while playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad. In the 2018 season, he was retained by the franchise and emerged as the second-highest wicket-taker in the league with 21 wickets. In the 2019 season of the Indian Premier League, Rashid Khan finished with 16 wickets in 15 matches.


In the 2017 Caribbean Premier League, Rashid Khan took a Hat-trick and finished as the fourth-highest wicket-taker in the league with 14 wickets. In the 2017-18 Big Bash League, Rashid Khan finished as a member of the winning team and also as the highest wicket-taker with 18 wickets in 11 matches.


Rashid Khan has also played for teams such as Comilla Victorians, Kabul Zwanan and Durban Heat in the past seasons of the respective leagues.


Rashid Khan has been playing for various teams across the World. At present, he is an active member of Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League, Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash League and Sussex County in the English County Cricket.


He emerged as the sixth-highest wicket-taker in the 2017 season of the Indian Premier League while playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad. In the 2018 season, he was retained by the franchise and emerged as the second-highest wicket-taker in the league with 21 wickets. In the 2019 season of the Indian Premier League, Rashid Khan finished with 16 wickets in 15 matches.


After spending five seasons with the Orange Army, with 76 games and 93 wickets Rashid departed as the franchise's second most wicket-taker. The spinner was drafted by Gujarat Titans as their second choice player ahead of IPL 2022 auction.


In the 2017 Caribbean Premier League, Rashid Khan took a Hat-trick and finished as the fourth-highest wicket-taker in the league with 14 wickets.


In the 2017-18 Big Bash League, Rashid Khan finished as a member of the winning team and also as the highest wicket-taker with 18 wickets in 11 matches. Rashid is Adelaide Strikers's highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 92 scalps in 61 matches at 16.69. The Afghan spinner extended his stay with the Adelaide outfit after they retained him for BBL 2022-23 in the first selection in BBL 12 Draft.


Rashid Khan has also played for teams such as Comilla Victorians, Kabul Zwanan and Durban Heat in the past seasons of the respective leagues.


Also see - Shaheen Afridi Biography


Rashid Khan Captaincy


Rashid Khan has led the Afghan team on various occasions and was later appointed as the captain of the national team in all the three formats of the game. He had successfully led the Afghan team into qualifying for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup in the ICC World Cup Qualifiers of 2018.


Afghanistan v West Indies - ICC Cricket World Cup 2019


He has a great record as the captain of the national team and is undefeated in Tests and T20 Internationals. In One Day Internationals, Rashid has led the team in 4 matches and has won only 1 match. In December 2019, he was dismissed as the captain of the team after the former captain Asghar Afghan was reappointed as the skipper in all the three formats of the game.


In April 2019, Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) named Rashid as new T20I captain. Following Afghanistan's abysmal campaign in the 2019 World Cup, Rashid was give the charge across all formats. He led Afghanistan in a couple of Test matches against Bangladesh and West Indies.


In a sudden change in decision, the ACB reappointed Asghar Afghan as Afghanistan skipper in all three formats during December 2019.


In July 2021, Rashid was once again appointed the T20I captain with Najibullah Zadran as his deputy in the format. Two months later in September, Rashid was named the captain of the 15-member squad to lead in 2021 T20 World Cup in UAE. However, Rashid immediately stepped down from the role moments after the squad was announced. The leg-spinner alleged that his consent was not sought before finalising the squad for the mega event.


Rashid led Afghanistan in seven ODIs and the same number of T20Is in white-ball formats. He won four T20Is but just one ODI game under his leadersip.


Rashid Khan Family


Rashid Khan was born in a Pashtun family from Afghanistan and has 10 siblings. However, not much is known about his family as they are scattered all over Afghanistan. His father had passed away during the 2018 season of the Big Bash League. Rashid Khan was born in a Pashtun family from Afghanistan and has 10 siblings. However, not much is known about his family as they are scattered all over Afghanistan. His father had passed away during the 2018 season of the Big Bash League. In June 2020, Rashid's mother also passed away after prolonged illness.


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