Asghar Afghan Profile

Asghar Afghan
Full Name: Mohammad Asghar Afghan
Birth date: December 22, 1987
Age: 33
Birth Country: Afghanistan
Batting Style: Right Hand
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium
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Mohammad Asghar Stanikzai was born on the 22nd of December 1987 in Kabul , Afghanistan. Also called as Asghar Salamkhali, Asghar is a right hand batsman and bowls right arm medium fast. Asghar is a member of the Afghanistan national cricket team. One of Asghar’s memorable innings was that with Samiullah Shenwari on 1st March 2014. In the match against Bangladesh, Samiullah and Asghar together pulled up a 164 runs partnership at the 6th wicket. Afghanistan won the match and this Partnership of 164 runs is the fifth largest combined score for the sixth wicket as well as the third highest partnership for Afghanistan in One Day Internationals.

Career Highlights:

  1. List A debut against Bermuda on 2nd April 2009 at Potchefstroom
  2. First Class first match at Mutare against Zimbabwe on the 16th of August 2009
  3. One Day International debut on April 19th. His match was against Scotland.
  4. Nabi’s first T20 International match was versus Ireland. The match was played in Colombo on 1st February 2010.


Asghar played for Afghanistan U 17s. His debut match was against the United Arab Emirates U-17s. As a part of the senior squad, he played the 2004 ACC Trophy, 2006 ACC Trophy as well as 2007 ACC Trophy. He was in the squad that defeated Nepal to win the 2010 ACC Trophy Elite. In that series, Asghar scored a total of 253 runs where alone in one match against Bhutan he scored 151 runs off 83 balls.  As the Afghanistan side moved from World Cricket League Division 5 to Division four and then three and then two, and at last a status of ODIs, Asghar remained a member of the squad all through.

Recent matches

RunsWktsOppMatch DateScore
41 - Ireland26 Jan,2021 ODI
21 - Ireland24 Jan,2021 ODI
6 - Ireland21 Jan,2021 ODI
23 0/13 Mis Ainak Knights15 Sep,2020 DT20
95 0/10 Boost Defenders14 Sep,2020 DT20
6 - Kabul Eagles12 Sep,2020 DT20
38 - Speen Ghar Tigers11 Sep,2020 DT20
4 - Amo Sharks09 Sep,2020 DT20
55 - Boost Defenders08 Sep,2020 DT20
45 - Mis Ainak Knights06 Sep,2020 DT20

Statistictics by year

Batting Statistics

 MatRunsHSAve100s50s
TEST 42499235.5703
ODI 7315579023.9508
IT20 6211786222.2303

Bowling Statistics

 MatOversRunsWktsAve
TEST 42160-
ODI 7216.179239.50
IT20 620.4414.00

Recent Awards

Last Series Played

Afghanistan vs Ireland ODI Series 2021
Shpageeza Cricket League 2020
Afghanistan vs Ireland T20 Series 2020
Afghanistan vs West Indies Test Series 2019
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Test Series 2019
Team Squad
Asghar Afghan Mohammad Nabi
Mujeeb Ur Rahman Yamin Ahmadzai
Sayed Shirzad Gulbadin Naib
Naveen-ul-Haq Hashmatullah Shahidi
Rashid Khan Javed Ahmadi

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