Hashmatullah Shahidi is a left-handed top-order batsman who usually bats at number 3 position for his national side Afghanistan Cricket Team. He has represented his national side in Test and ODI formats of ICC but yet to make his T20I debut.
He is a fantastic cricketer with a soft hand and strong playing technique and loves to build innings according to the situation. The middle-order batsman has several records in building a partnership at a very crucial stage and once he sets he kept going with the pace and scores run accordingly.
Notable Performances & Records
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- He has made his Test debut for Afghanistan team during their first ever Test match after obtaining Test cricket status from ICC against India at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium on June 14, 2018, which is a historic day for Afghan cricket.
- Hashmatullah played his first-class cricket for Band-e-Amir Region and in 2017–18 Ahmad Shah Abdali 4-day Tournament while representing his regional team he scores his highest first-class runs with 163 runs in the first innings against Speen Ghar Region.
- Shahidi made his ODI debut at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium against Kenya on September 30, 2013.
- In April 2019, he was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
Hashmatullah International & First Class Career Stats
|Match Format||Test||ODI||T20||First Class|
|ICC Batting Rankings||–||91||–||–|
|ICC Bowling Rankings||–||–||–||–|
Hashmatullah Profile and Major Teams
|Full Name||Hashmatullah Shahidi|
|Date of Birth||4 November 1994 Logar, Afghanistan|
|Playing Roll||Top-order batsman|
|Batting Style||Left-hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm off-break|
|Test Debut||14 June 2018 v India (cap 3)|
|ODI Debut||2 October 2013 v Kenya (cap 37)|
|T20 Debut||30 September 2013 v Kenya (cap 32)|
|Last Test||15 March 2019 v Ireland|
|Last ODI||5 March 2019 v Ireland|
|Last T20||30 September 2013 v Kenya|
|Major Teams||Afghanistan, Afghanistan A, Afghanistan Under-19s, Amo Region, Band-e-Amir Region, Speen Ghar Region|