Najibullah Zadran

Name
Najibullah Zadran
Nationality
afgAfghanistan
Position
Batter
Current Team
Afghanistan
Leagues
ICC Cricket World Cup
Born
February 28, 1993
Age
30

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Najibullah Zadran Profile

Najibullah Zadran, 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.

Najibullah Zadran Stats

Najibullah Zadran Batting Career Summary

FORMAT Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Test 67 98 21 2804 175* 36.41 4915 57.04 3 19 283 58 41 0
ODI 177 121 43 2560 87 32.82 3018 84.82 0 13 187 50 66 0
T20I 64 34 15 457 46* 24.05 367 124.52 0 0 34 12 24 0
FC 122 180 29 6900 331 45.69 11766 58.64 12 36 725 117 92 0
List A 230 165 55 3609 134 32.8 4176 86.42 2 18 263 77 88 0
T20 308 220 89 3359 62* 25.64 2599 129.24 0 2 244 121 125 0

Najibullah Zadran Bowling Career Summary

FORMAT Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Test 67 128 16354 6620 275 7/42 10/110 24.07 2.42 59.4 12 12 2
ODI 177 171 8827 7232 194 5/36 5/36 37.27 4.91 45.5 7 1 0
T20I 64 62 1237 1453 51 3/15 3/15 28.49 7.04 24.2 0 0 0
FC 122 221 28659 11766 494 7/31 13/126 23.81 2.46 58 22 31 8
List A 230 219 11202 8923 255 5/36 5/36 34.99 4.77 43.9 10 1 0
T20 308 277 5074 6399 214 5/16 5/16 29.9 7.56 23.7 3 1 0

Najibullah Zadran Recent Matches

Match Bat Date Ground Format
Afghanistan vs West Indies 61 13-Aug-2023 Lauderhill T20I # 2194
Afghanistan vs West Indies 12-Aug-2023 Lauderhill T20I # 2193
Afghanistan vs West Indies 83 08-Aug-2023 Providence T20I # 2192
Afghanistan vs West Indies 1 06-Aug-2023 Providence T20I # 2191
Afghanistan vs West Indies 21 03-Aug-2023 Tarouba T20I # 2188

Debut of Najibullah Zadran

Format Match Details Date Ground
Test Afghanistan vs Australia 09-Feb-2023 Nagpur
ODI Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 18-Jul-2021 Colombo (RPS)
T20I Afghanistan vs England 14-Mar-2021 Ahmedabad
FC Mumbai vs Delhi 15-Dec-2010 Delhi
List A Mumbai vs Gujarat 11-Feb-2010 Ahmedabad
T20 Mumbai vs Hyderabad 13-Mar-2010 Indore

World Cup Performances – Early Days

  • 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup: Najibullah was part of Afghanistan’s squad. He had a modest run, scoring 123 runs in 6 matches at an average of 24.60.

Notable Achievements

  • Unofficial Test against Zimbabwe A: Scored a second-innings 99.
  • T20 Match against Pakistan A: Scored an unbeaten 32-ball 60.
  • ODI against Ireland: Scored a maiden ODI fifty, a boundary-laden 83.

Style of Play

Najibullah is a left-handed batsman known for his hard-hitting style. He also bowls right-arm off-break.

International Career

  • ODI Debut: Against Ireland in Dublin in July 2012.
  • T20I Debut: Against India in September 2012 during the T20 World Cup.

IPL and Domestic Cricket Performances

  • He has not played in the IPL but has been active in domestic circuits. He was signed by Chittagong Vikings in the BPL draft for 2017.

Future Prospects

Najibullah has been a consistent performer for Afghanistan and is expected to be a mainstay in their batting lineup.

Trivia

He is fondly known as “Najib” among his teammates.

FAQs of Najibullah Zadran

Q1: When did Najibullah Zadran make his ODI debut?

A: Najibullah Zadran made his ODI debut against Ireland in Dublin on July 2012.

Q2: What was Najibullah Zadran’s performance in the 2015 ICC World Cup?

A: He scored a modest 123 runs in 6 matches at an average of 24.60 during the 2015 ICC World Cup.

Q3: Which T20 leagues has Najibullah Zadran played in?

A: Najibullah Zadran has played for Chittagong Vikings in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) in 2017.

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