Rahmat Shah

Rahmat Shah
Full Name: Rahmat Shah Zurmatai
Birth date: June 6, 1993
Age: 28 years
Hometown: Paktia
City: Paktia
Birth Country: Afghanistan
Batting Style: Right Hand Batsman
Bowling Style: Legbreak Googly
Team :
Rahmat Shah Zurmatai hails from Paktia in Afghanistan. Born on July 6th 1993, Rahmat Shah Zurmatai represents his country in International cricket. Rahmat has been representing other clubs in national level cricket as well. He has played for Mohammedan Sporting Club and also Afghan Cheetas. Rahmat is a right hand batsman. He bowls leg break and also delivers googly.

Career Highlights:

  • He played his first List A match at Lahore. The match was between Afghanistan and Faisalabad and Rawalpindi on 10th February 2013. Rahmat scored 48 runs off 97 deliveries. Afghanistan lost the match to Faisalabad and Rawalpindi at 8 wickets.
  • Rahmat’s First Class debut was versus Scotland on March 12th 2013. At Abu Dhabi, Afghanistan won this match by 5 runs with an innings remaining. Rahmat performed his best and added 67 runs to the score.
  • Rahmat’s ODI career kick started at Sharjah on the 6th of March 2013. In this match against Scotland, Rahmat bowled 3 overs and gave away just 20 runs, while he scored odd 3 runs off 16 deliveries. Afghanistan though won the match by 7 wickets with another 97 balls at hand.

His ODI debut was at the age of 20. He was in the Afghan squad for the 2014 Asia Cup that was played in Bangladesh. Rahmat is a talented cricketer and in his molding phase. He is a young prospect for the growing Afghan cricket squad.

Recent matches

RunsOppMatch DateScore
47 Bangladesh2022-02-28 ODI
52 Bangladesh2022-02-25 ODI
34 Bangladesh2022-02-23 ODI
48 Netherlands2022-01-25 ODI
35 Netherlands2022-01-23 ODI
70 Netherlands2022-01-21 ODI
23, 58 Zimbabwe2021-03-10 TEST
6, 0 Zimbabwe2021-03-02 TEST
2 Ireland2021-01-26 ODI
103 Ireland2021-01-24 ODI

Statistictics by year

Batting Statistics

TEST 61212038510232.0869655.3201353340
ODI 4140391140211435.95198670.590281331590

Bowling Statistics

TEST 6237791518.202.4544.400105/825/82
ODI 4012301200366.676.6660.020001/71/7


Last Series Played

Bangladesh vs Afghanistan ODI Series 2022
Afghanistan vs Netherlands ODI Series 2022
Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe Test Series 2021
Afghanistan vs Ireland ODI Series 2021
Shpageeza Cricket League 2020
Team Squad
Fareed Ahmad Nijat Masood
Sharafuddin Ashraf Azmatullah Omarzai
Najibullah Zadran Afsar Zazai
Usman Ghani Fazalhaq Farooqi
Mohammad Nabi Rahmanullah Gurbaz

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