Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Name
Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Nationality
afgAfghanistan
Position
Bowler
Current Team
Afghanistan
Leagues
ICC Cricket World Cup
Born
March 28, 2001
Age
22

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Mujeeb Ur Rahman Profile

Mujeeb Ur Rahman is a cricket sensation from Afghanistan, making waves in both international and IPL cricket. Debuting at just 16, he’s a key player for Afghanistan and Kings XI Punjab in the IPL. Known for his spin variations, Mujeeb has already made a mark in tournaments like the Asia Cup. With Afghanistan’s rising status in cricket, he’s poised to become one of the nation’s greats. His skills in pressure situations signify a bright future ahead.

Mujeeb Ur Rahman Stats

Mujeeb Ur Rahman Batting Career Summary

FORMAT Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Test 1 2 0 18 15 9 17 105.88 0 0 2 1 0 0
ODI 64 33 13 181 64 9.05 211 85.78 0 1 19 7 10 0
T20I 43 12 7 33 18 6.6 35 94.28 0 0 4 1 7 0
FC 1 2 0 18 15 9 17 105.88 0 0 2 1 0 0
List A 79 42 18 235 64 9.79 287 81.88 0 1 23 9 13 0
T20 227 73 35 278 27 7.31 281 98.93 0 0 22 10 45 0

Mujeeb Ur Rahman Bowling Career Summary

FORMAT Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Test 1 1 90 75 1 1/75 1/75 75 5 90 0 0 0
ODI 64 63 3357 2283 91 5/50 5/50 25.08 4.08 36.8 3 1 0
T20I 43 43 954 999 56 5/20 5/20 17.83 6.28 17 1 1 0
FC 1 1 90 75 1 1/75 1/75 75 5 90 0 0 0
List A 79 78 4206 2810 112 5/50 5/50 25.08 4 37.5 3 1 0
T20 227 227 5152 5760 244 5/15 5/15 23.6 6.7 21.1 3 2 0

Mujeeb Ur Rahman Recent Matches

Match Bat Bowl Date Ground Format
Afghanistan vs Pakistan 64 1/50 26-Aug-2023 Colombo (RPS) ODI # 4627
Afghanistan vs Pakistan 1/45 24-Aug-2023 Hambantota ODI # 4626
Afghanistan vs Pakistan 4 3/33 22-Aug-2023 Hambantota ODI # 4625
Kandy vs Aura 0/24 20-Aug-2023 Colombo (RPS) T20
Kandy vs Titans 1/29 19-Aug-2023 Colombo (RPS) T20
Kandy vs Kings 1/45 17-Aug-2023 Colombo (RPS) T20

Debut of Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Format Match Details Date Ground
ODI Against Zimbabwe in a Sharjah bilateral game Feb 2018 Sharjah
T20I Not specified Not known Not known
IPL Kings XI Punjab 2018 IPL
T20 Blast For Hampshire Not known England
Afghanistan PL For Nagarhar Leopards Not known Afghanistan
BBL For Brisbane Heat, later moved to Melbourne Renegades Not known Australia

World Cup Performances – Early Days

Mujeeb Ur Rahman has been a key player for Afghanistan in World Cup tournaments. His performances in the U-19 World Cup were particularly noteworthy, including a 4-for to knock out hosts New Zealand in the quarter-final.

Notable Achievements

  • Played a vital role in defeating Bangladesh 3-1 in their own backyard.
  • Picked up a record 17 wickets in a landmark series against Bangladesh.
  • Became the youngest player to feature in the IPL.

Style of Play

Mujeeb is a ‘mystery’ spinner, known for his nagging accuracy and the judicious use of the carom ball. He often opens the bowling attack for Afghanistan.

International Career

Mujeeb made his international debut at the tender age of 16 and quickly rose through the ranks. He has represented Afghanistan in Tests, ODIs, and T20Is, picking up significant wickets in each format.

IPL and Domestic Cricket Performances

In the IPL, Mujeeb was signed by Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) for four crore INR and made an immediate impact. He became the youngest player to feature in the IPL and played crucial roles in his team’s victories.

Future Prospects

With Afghanistan gaining Test status, Mujeeb has the perfect platform to etch his name in history as one of Afghanistan’s first greats. He is expected to be a key player for Afghanistan in the coming years.

Trivia

  • Mujeeb grew up in a mansion in Khost and had his own private practicing facilities.
  • He was inspired by YouTube videos of Ajantha Mendis.

FAQs of Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Q1: When did Mujeeb Ur Rahman make his international debut?

A: Mujeeb Ur Rahman made his ODI debut for Afghanistan against Ireland on December 5, 2017.

Q2: What is Mujeeb Ur Rahman’s most notable achievement in international cricket?

A: Mujeeb Ur Rahman became the youngest bowler to take a five-wicket haul in ODIs, achieving this feat at the age of 16 years and 325 days against Zimbabwe in February 2018.

Q3: Which IPL team has Mujeeb Ur Rahman represented?

A: Mujeeb Ur Rahman has represented Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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