Rashid Khan is one of the best cricketing youngsters of our times. At the tender age of twenty ,battling the advent of adulthood and handling the the epitome of fame efficiently ,he is not only adept to take cricketing threshold up to commendable position for the Afghanistan cricket gathering yet also strutted a tricky contract from the cash-rich Indian chief group, a market that prides itself on being evolutionary not inspired by the thoughts of sentimentalism.

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Personal Information

Born: Sep 20, 1998 (20 years)

Birth Place: Nangarhar

Height: —

Role: Bowler

Batting Style: Right-Handed Bat

Bowling Style: Right-arm leg break

The beginning of a phenomena

Rashid Khan Arman was when wailing into this formidable journey of life at 20 September 1998, in Nangarhar, nobody knew that he would grow up to become the youngest cricketing sensation and create a stir, not only in his home country Afghanistan but also the international cricketing arena.

When you are determined to achieve and strive for your goals ,hardships become a passing event ,hailing from a small township of Jalalabad, being one amongst ten siblings, his family fleeing the Afghan war only to become one among the refugees in to Pakistan, didn’t stop him from becoming the rising star of cricket, despite Afghanistan being a cricketing underdog.

Delivering a leg-spin cutting edge with a smirk on his face and the befitting confidence in his face Rashid Khan, is a model for the saying be confident of your self and you and it is almost close to impossible. Rashid dwarfs leg breaks with googlies, something he has idolized into a dependable and to some degrees a retaliatory weapon, and executing it without being predictable is an icing to the cake. Rashid grew up playing cricket with his siblings and loved Shahid Afridi a Pakistani all-rounder, and paid in an ode to him by mimicking his bowling style. Bowling into comparative lines -stump to stump and doing it accordingly with smart pace resistance using his fingers more than the wrists thus not allowing the batsman at whatever point to predict out and get to the pitch of the ball.



He made his ODI and T20 calling the best of itself also his one day worldwide ODI debut for Afghanistan against group Zimbabwe on 18 October 2015. His twenty20 worldwide debut, against Zimbabwe in the match held on October 26. Afghanistan displayed its best bowling execution which was none other than our teeny eyed newbie who proved to be better than the amateur. Rashid Khan in a match held on 10 March 2017 against Ireland, gave 3 runs at the cost of 5 wickets, and this joined 4th best figure in all T20I’s.

He turned into the principal player to take a five-wicket pull in two overs in a T20I match. Afghanistan won the match and Rashid and Najeeb Tarakai shared the man of the match award.

In the ODI arrangement against Ireland, alongside Paul Stirling, they turned into the main pair of bowlers from various groups to each take six wickets in the equivalent ODI.

He repeated his five wickets haul on June 9th, getting 7 wickets for 18 runs against West Indies at Gros Islet. Afghanistan shielded its aggregate of 212 runs and won the match by 63 runs, and Rashid Khan was declared man of the match.

He was presented as the Associate cricketer of the year in January 2018 by International Cricket Council. The next month, he was named as the remainder in stand-in captain of the Afghanistan team for the 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier competition, while Afghanistan’s former captain, Asghar Stanikzai, recuperated from having his appendix evacuated.

Khan was also named in one of the ten players to watch ahead in world cup qualifiers by ICC on February 2018.

He was also named in the Rest of the World XI squad for the coincidental T20I against the West Indies, in April 2018, which held a place at the Lord’s, 31 May 2018.


Career Information


He was named in Afghanistan’s squad for their debut Test coordinate, played against India. He made his Test debut for Afghanistan, against team India, on June 14, 2018.On his Test debut, he surrendered 154 keeps running in the primary innings of the match, turning into the main bowler to yield in excess of 150 keeps running in their debut Test appearance of any player’s nation. Rashid’s figures of 2 for 154 in the main innings was likewise the most astounding number of runs yielded by a bowler in nation’s debut Test coordinate, beating the past record held by Amir Elahi, who surrendered 134 keeps running amid Pakistan’s introduction Test against India in 1952. Amid Afghanistan’s debut test coordinate, he alongside Wafadar set another record for turning into the main pair of young people to yield in excess of 100 runs each in country’s debut Test coordinate.


Rashid Khan’s Cricket Career and the Franchise

He made his top of the line debut on December 7, 2016, for Afghanistan against England Lions in Abu Dhabi, taking 4 for 48 and 8 for 74, and scoring 25 not out and 52.


  • Indian Premier League

He was purchased by Sunrisers Hyderabad for the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) for 4 crore s, in February. He was additionally among the two first historically speaking Afghan players to be chosen for the IPL.

He made his IPL debut in the opening installation of the 2017 competition, taking two wickets, as the Sunrisers Hyderabad won the match by 35 runs. He completed the competition as the 6th most elevated wicket-taker with 17 wickets from 14 matches.

On 5 May 2018, amid the 2018 Indian Premier League, Khan played in his 100th Twenty20 match. He took two wickets, influenced a runout, and was named the man of the match.


  • Caribbean Premier League

A month subsequent to getting chose in the IPL, he was purchased by Guyana Amazon Warriors for $60,000 to play in the 2017 Caribbean Premier League (CPL). In September 2017, he took a cap trap for Guyana Amazon Warriors, the principal cap trap ever of CPL.


  • Big Bash League

In September 2017, he marked with Adelaide Strikers to play in the 2017– 18, Big Bash League, he later proceeded to win the 2017– 18, Big Bash League. In November 2017, he was chosen to play for the Quetta Gladiators in 2018 Pakistan Super League players draft. In January 2018, he was purchased by the Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2018, IPL sell-off. The next month, he was marked by Sussex County Cricket Club to play in the Nat-west t20 Blast in England


  • Afghanistan Premier League

In September 2018, he was named as the Icon sportsperson for Kabul Zwanan’s squad in the primary release of the Afghanistan Premier League competition. Regardless of being on the losing side at the very end, he was titled as the player of the tournament.



In January 2018, Rashid’s status as a worldwide hotshot was established when he turned into Afghanistan’s first IPL tycoon after Sunrisers recovered him at closeout for INR 9 crore s (US$ 1.4 million). Rashid’s charm has transformed him into a group most loved at each stop. In the wake of displaying his predominance in establishment classes and against Associate challenges, Afghanistan’s advancement to Full Membership and section into Test cricket is an open door for Rashid to exhibit his capacity to be an extraordinary figure over all configurations.

As much as his unmistakable profile may give a false representation of, Rashid is a lithe defender(fielder) who is well equipped for putting in the plunges, and afterwards exceeds expectations at clearing the enormous ropes in the trudge overs to top everything. His developing all-round abilities clear a route for him into most global sides going around, in this way setting him as somebody who is preparing to trail-blast Afghanistan to better occasions. Also, from eighteen and forward, he is just going to show signs of improvement.

Speculated correctly to be the next big thing in cricket a feather in the cap for Afganistan , and a tinsel of in the hall of fame of cricketers with a carrier graph soaring on a ferocious incline , he has become a guardian angel , the source of relinquishment inspiration for the many.


Batting Career Summary

  M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 1 2 0 19 12 9.5 23 82.61 0 0 0 2 0
ODI 51 38 7 676 60 21.81 668 101.2 0 0 3 61 18
T20I 35 16 7 116 33 12.89 92 126.09 0 0 0 8 8
IPL 31 10 3 70 34 10.0 40 175.0 0 0 0 3 7


Bowling Career Summary

  M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 1 1 209 154 2 2/154 2/154 4.42 77.0 104.5 0 0
ODI 51 50 2623 1708 118 7/18 7/18 3.91 14.47 22.23 4 0
T20I 35 35 792 794 64 5/3 5/3 6.02 12.41 12.38 1 0
IPL 31 31 732 816 38 3/19 3/19 6.69 21.47 19.26 0 0