Gulbadin Naib

Name
Gulbadin Naib
Nationality
afgAfghanistan
Position
Allrounder
Current Team
Afghanistan
Leagues
ICC Cricket World Cup
Born
June 4, 1991
Age
32

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Gulbadin Naib Profile

Gulbadin Naib, often referred to as “SKY” by fans, has emerged as one of Afghanistan’s most promising cricket talents. Born on September 14, 1990, in Mumbai, he has carved a niche for himself with his aggressive and innovative batting style.

Starting his IPL journey with Kolkata Knight Riders, Suryakumar later became a linchpin for Mumbai Afghanistanns, consistently delivering match-winning performances. His impeccable form in domestic cricket and the IPL earned him a well-deserved spot in the Afghanistann T20I squad in 2021. Making a mark in his debut series against England, he showcased his prowess on the international stage.

With a blend of traditional and unconventional shots, Suryakumar’s versatility is a testament to his adaptability and cricketing acumen. As he continues to rise, the cricketing world eagerly awaits his next masterclass.

Gulbadin Naib Stats

Gulbadin Naib Batting Career Summary

FORMAT Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
ODI 88 80 13 2013 104* 30.04 2251 89.42 1 15 175 66 39 0
T20I 94 84 30 1712 73 31.7 1225 139.75 0 8 115 91 42 0
FC 5 10 0 306 99 30.6 371 82.47 0 3 43 6 5 0
List A 116 107 17 2847 104* 31.63 3003 94.8 1 23 243 114 54 0
T20 198 178 45 3628 97* 27.27 2634 137.73 0 18 250 199 80 0

Gulbadin Naib Bowling Career Summary

FORMAT Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
ODI 88 2 30 30 0 6 0 0 0
T20I 94
FC 5 4 156 85 2 1/12 1/42 42.5 3.26 78 0 0 0
List A 116 17 334 278 4 1/10 1/10 69.5 4.99 83.5 0 0 0
T20 198 2 12 8 1 1/6 1/6 8 4 12 0 0 0

Gulbadin Naib Recent Matches

Match Bat Bowl Date Ground Format
Afghanistan vs Pakistan 0 2/36 26-Aug-2023 Colombo (RPS) ODI # 4627
Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka 20 1/19 07-Jun-2023 Hambantota ODI # 4583
Legends vs Defenders 2/42 17-May-2023 Khost List A
Legends vs Defenders 5 0/22 15-May-2023 Khost List A
Legends vs Strikers 32 1/34 11-May-2023 Khost List A

Debut of Gulbadin Naib

Format Match Details Date Ground
ODI Canada vs Afghanistan at Toronto August 09, 2011 Toronto
T20I Netherlands vs Afghanistan at Dubai (DSC) March 14, 2012 Dubai (DSC)
FC Ireland vs Afghanistan at Dublin July 09 – 12, 2012 Dublin
LIST A Afghanistan vs Pakistan A at Islamabad May 25, 2011 Islamabad
T20 Afghanistan vs Trinidad & T at King City (NW) August 11, 2011 King City (NW)

World Cup Performances – Early Days

  • Gulbadin Naib has participated in World Cup tournaments, but specific details about his World Cup performances were not available from the sources.

Notable Achievements

  • He was the youngest member of the Afghanistan team that won the Division Five tournament in 2008.
  • He has a full-time central contract with the Afghanistan national team.

Style of Play

  • Gulbadin is an all-rounder who bats lower down the order and can chip in with a few overs of medium pace.
  • In T20 cricket, he hits almost as many sixes as fours and has expressed an interest in opening the batting for Afghanistan.

International Career

  • Made his international debut against Canada in 2011.
  • Has played 77 ODIs and 56 T20Is as of the available data.
  • In ODIs, he has scored 1170 runs and taken 67 wickets.
  • In T20Is, he has scored 610 runs and taken 22 wickets.

IPL and Domestic Cricket Performances

Information about his IPL and other domestic cricket performances was not available from the sources.

Future Prospects

Gulbadin has shown signs of maturity, especially in the middle order, and is likely to continue being a key player for Afghanistan.

Trivia

His first love was amateur bodybuilding before he took up cricket.

FAQs of Gulbadin Naib

Q1: When did Gulbadin Naib make his international debut?

A: Gulbadin Naib made his international debut in an ODI against Canada on August 9, 2011.

Q2: What are some of Gulbadin Naib’s notable achievements in international cricket?

A: Gulbadin Naib was the youngest member of the Afghanistan team that won the Division Five tournament in 2008. He has also secured a full-time central contract with the Afghanistan national team.

Q3: What is Gulbadin Naib’s role in the Afghanistan cricket team?

A: Gulbadin Naib is an all-rounder for the Afghanistan cricket team. He bats lower down the order and contributes with medium-pace bowling. He has expressed an interest in opening the batting for Afghanistan in T20 cricket.

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