Gulbadin Naib Profile, Career Info, Records & Stats

Gulbadin Naib

Gulbadin Naib is a bowling all-rounder and current Afghanistan Cricket Team captain who replaced Asghar Afghan in April 2019. Naib made his List A cricket debut against Pakistan A team in a 3 ODI unofficial tour of Afghanistan in 2009 and later he represented Afghan Cheetahs in strong domestic limited-overs cricket structure of Pakistan.

Moreover, he played few matches against  Rawalpindi Rams, Faisalabad Wolves and Multan Tigers in the Faysal Bank Twenty20 Cup 2011-12. A useful all-rounder Naib made his first international appearance when he made his ODI debut and received just 24th player Cap for Afghanistan, initially struggled in ODI but emerged as vibrant in limited over cricket as a useful lower-order all-rounder and bowler.

Naib represented his Afghanistan Team in 2011 ACC Twenty20 Cup and scored very useful 57 runs off 50 balls in the final against Hong Kong and helped his team in winning ACC T20 Cup for the 3rd time. Glubadin Naib has played qualify cricket List A tournament format of ICC for his national side to obtain ODI and T20I status for his team.

Naib has played first-class cricket tournament for Boost Defenders in the Afghan first-class cricket structure in 2017. He made his debut in the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League (APL) for Balkh Legends in 2018. Naib has played for Sylhet Sixers in the Bangladesh Premier League during the most recent BPL 2019 edition.

Gulbadin Career Stats

Match FormatTestODIT20First Class
Matches 64383
Runs Scored1024432191
Batting Averages21.7819.6363.66
Strike Rate72.72121.0082.58
Balls Bowled2164264212
Bowling Averages32.8843.7718.62
5-Wickets Haul1
Best Bowling6/432/245/29
ICC Batting Rankings
ICC Bowling Rankings

Gulbadin Naib Profile

Full NameGulbadin Naib
Date of Birth16 March 1991 Puli Alam, Logar, Afghanistan
Current Age28
Height5′ 6”
T-Shirt No.11
Playing RollAll-rounder
Batting StyleRight-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast-medium
Test Debut————
ODI Debut9 August 2011 v Canada (cap 24)
T20 Debut14 March 2012 v Netherlands (cap 15)
Last Test————–
Last ODI8 March 2019 v Ireland
Last T206 February 2018 v Zimbabwe
Twitter @gbnaib
Instagram @gulbadin.naib
Major TeamsAfghanistan, Boost Region


Updated: 04/11/2019 — 5:46 pm