Rashid Khan is right-arm leg break bowler with an iconic presence in Afghan Cricket and current T20I captain for his national side Afghan Cricket Team. Rashid Khan was born 20 September 1998, Nangarhar, Afghanistan & lived a few years in Peshawar Pakistan due to war situations in his country. Rashid idolized Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi.
Rashid Khan Notable Performances & Records
- Rashid Khan became first Afghan cricketer to play for World XI when he represented Rest of the World XI squad in a single T20I match against West Indies at Lord’s Cricket Stadium on May 31, 2019.
- Rashid is the first Afghan cricketer to top ICC T20 Bowler Rankings and ICC All-rounder Rankings, which he achieved in February 2018 and September 2018 respectively.
- Rashid captained his national side during 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier and became the youngest player to captain an international side at the age of 19 years and 165 days.
- Rashid became fastest ODI bowler to take 100 wickets which he completed with Shai Hope wicket in 44 matches and shattered Mitchell Starc record of quickest to 100 ODI wickets.
- Rashid is the fastest bowler to take 50 T20I wickets in terms of the time period which he completed in two overs and 220 days against Bangladesh from his debut date.
- Rashid Khan became the new captain of Afghanistan Cricket Team in T20I while replacing Afghan Asghar and appointed as current Vice-captain to Afghanistan ODI Team.
- Rashid Khan is one of the playing XI who played first ever Test match for Afghan Cricket in June 2018 against India and stayed most expensive debutant bowler.
- Rashid became first Afghan Cricketer to take five wickets to haul in two overs in a T20I with 5/3 that’s the best five-wicket haul bowling figure in the history of ICC T20I.
- Rashid Khan took his second ODI five wickets to haul with his best bowling figure of 7/18 runs against Afghanistan at Gros Islet cricket stadium.
- Rashid is the youngest bowler to take 100 wickets in ODI when he dismissed Shai Hope against West Indies.
- Rashid Khan became first and only Afghan player to pick up 4 wickets in four successive deliveries and equaled the record with Lasith Malinga during a T20I in February 2019 against Ireland.
- Rashid Khan is the first Afghanistan Cricketer to take five-wickets haul in a Test match against Ireland.
- In April 2019, he was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
Rashid Khan T20 & Franchise Cricket Records
- Rashid made his first-class cricket debut for Afghanistan Team against England Lions on December 07, 2016 in Abu Dhabi with 4/48 and 8/74 wickets and scoring 25* unbeaten and 52 runs respectively.
- Rashid Khan made his debut in the Bangladesh Premier League for Comilla Victorians during BPL 2016 and retained by the same team for next BPL edition 2017.
- Rashid Khan made his debut in the Indian Premier League for Sunrisers Hyderabad during IPL 2017 and represented same franchise until the most recent IPL 2019 edition.
- Rashid represented Adelaide Strikers in the KFC Big Bash season 2018 and retained by the same franchise until the most recent BBL edition.
- Rashid made his debut in the English County Championship for Sussex County Cricket Club during English County season 2017.
- Rashid made his debut in the South African Mzansi Super League Twenty20 cricket tournament during its inaugural edition for Durban Heat in 2018.
- Khan played his first-class cricket season for Band-e-Amir Dragons during season 2017 and represented to present.
- Rashid made his debut in the first edition of Afghanistan Premier League (APL) for Kabul Zwanan in 2018.
- Rashid made his debut in the Caribbean Premier League for Guyana Amazon Warriors during CPL 2017.
Rashid ICC Rankings, International & First Class Career Stats
|Match Format||Test||ODI||T20||First Class|
|ICC Batting Rankings||–||81||–||–|
|ICC Bowling Rankings||–||–||–||–|
Rashid Khan as Captain Career
|Matches Format||Matches||Won||Lost||Drawn||Tied||No result||Win %|
Rashid Profile, Cricket Debut, Major Teams & Social Profiles
|Full Name||Rashid Khan Arman|
|Date of Birth||20 September 1998 Nangarhar, Afghanistan|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm leg break|
|Test Debut||14 June 2018 v India (cap 9)|
|ODI Debut||18 October 2015 v Zimbabwe (cap 36)|
|T20 Debut||26 October 2015 v Zimbabwe (cap 27)|
|Last Test||15 March 2019 v Ireland|
|Last ODI||10 March 2019 v Ireland|
|Last T20||24 February 2019 v Ireland|
|Major Teams||Afghanistan, Adelaide Strikers,Afghanistan Under-19s, Band-e-Amir Dragons,Boost Defenders, Comilla Victorians, Guyana Amazon Warriors,ICC World XI, Kabul Eagles, Quetta Gladiators,Sunrisers Hyderabad, Sussex|