Rahmat Shah

Rahmat Shah
Full Name: Rahmat Shah Zurmatai
Birth date: June 6, 1993
Age: 28
Hometown: Paktia
City: Paktia
Birth Country: Afghanistan
Batting Style: Right Hand Batsman
Bowling Style: Legbreak Googly
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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

RunsWktsOppMatch DateScore
23, 58 0/9 Zimbabwe10 Mar,2021 TEST
6, 0 - Zimbabwe02 Mar,2021 TEST
2 - Ireland26 Jan,2021 ODI
103 - Ireland24 Jan,2021 ODI
3 - Ireland21 Jan,2021 ODI
1 - Mis Ainak Knights11 Sep,2020 DT20
10 - Speen Ghar Tigers10 Sep,2020 DT20
3 - Band-e-Amir Dragons08 Sep,2020 DT20
17 - Kabul Eagles07 Sep,2020 DT20
4, 0 - West Indies27 Nov,2019 TEST

Statistictics by year

Batting Statistics

TEST 638510232.0813
ODI 35111611433.8226

Bowling Statistics

TEST 63791518.20
ODI 3429190363.33


Last Series Played

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe Test Series 2021
Afghanistan vs Ireland ODI Series 2021
Shpageeza Cricket League 2020
Afghanistan vs West Indies Test Series 2019
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Test Series 2019
Team Squad
Hamid Hassan Rashid Khan
Hazratullah Zazai Mohammad Nabi
Mujeeb Ur Rahman Shapoor Zadran
Qais Ahmad Mohammad Shahzad
Asghar Afghan Najibullah Zadran

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