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Mujeeb Ur Rahman, the Quintessential Bowler of Afghanistan

Mujeeb Ur Rahman, the quintessential bowler of Afghanistan, made it possible for Afghanistan to defeat England. Moreover, the 13th match of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 was played in Delhi. Yet it was between Afghanistan and England.

Furthermore, Afghanistan took the first wicket and scored 284 in 50 overs. Yet England lost all their wickets. Moreover, they could score only 215. Thus proving it such a historical play.

Mujeeb Ur Rahman was honored with the Man of the Match award. Yet he scored 28 runs on 16 balls. However, he took three wickets. Yet he faced 51 runs.

Personal information of Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Mujeeb Ur Rahman Zadran, the Afghan cricketer, was born on March 28, 2001. Moreover, Khost, Afghanistan, was his place of birth. Yet the 5-foot-11.5-inch-tall bowler is right-handed. Yet he prefers to do right-arm off-break bowling. Furthermore, he got married at the age of 19 in Kabul.

Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Personal information of Mujeeb Ur Rahman

NameMujeeb Ur Rahman Zadran
Date of BirthMarch 28, 2001
Place of BirthKhost, Afghanistan
Batting Styleright-handed
Bowling Styleright-arm off-break bowling.
Height5’11”
Role in TeamBowler
Personal Information

International Information of Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Mujeeb Ur Rahman was the leading wicket-taker in the 2017 U-19 Asia Cup. Thus, it led to the maiden tournament-winning title for Afghanistan. Later on, he played his first ODI in December 2017. Hence, he took four wickets for 24 runs. Yet in December 2018, he was added to the U-19 World Cup squad. Thus making his T20 debut against Zimbabwe.

Moreover, Mujeeb became the youngest player to take an ODI five-wicket haul while still taking the title of Man of the Match. However, in February 2018, he was named as one of the ten players to look forward to for the 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier tournament.

Later on, in May 2018, he made his Test debut against India. Consequently, he became the sixth player of the 21st century to play test matches. Later on, in April 2019, he was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the Cricket World Cup. Moreover, in 2021, he took his first five-wicket haul for T20I.

Mujeeb Ur Rahman

International Details of Mujeeb Ur Rahman

National TeamAfghanistan since 2017
Only TestJune 14, 2018 against India
ODI DebutDecember 5, 2017 against Ireland
Last ODIOctober 15, 2023 against England
T20I DebutFebruary 5, 2018 against Zimbabwe
Last T20IJuly 16, 2023 against Bangladesh
International Details

Mujeeb Ur Rahman’s Career Statistics

Batting

FormatMatchesRuns50’s100’s
Tests11800
ODIs6922410
T20Is433300
FC11800
List A8427810
T20s22727800
Batting Stats

Bowling

FormatsMatchesRunsWickets
Tests1751
ODIs69255096
T20Is4399956
FC1751
List A843077117
T20s2275760244
Bowling Stats

Fielding Stats

FormatsCatches
Tests0
ODI10
T20I7
Fielding Stats

Domestic Career

Mujeeb Ur Rahman made his List A debut for Speen Ghar Region in 2017. Moreover, he made his T20 debut for Boost Defenders in the Shpageeza Cricket League season. Later on, the Comilla Victorians signed him for the 2017–18 Bangladesh Premier League. 

Furthermore, he became the youngest to participate in the IPL. However, he was added to Nangarhar’s squad for the Afghanistan Premier League tournament. Besides that, he also played for Cumillia Warriors in the 2019–20 BPL.

Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Domestic Team Information

YearsTeams
2017-PresentSpin Ghar Region
2017Boost Defenders
2017-2020Comilla Victorians
2018-2020Kings XI Punjab
2018Hamsphire
2018-presentNangarhar Leopards
2018/19-2021/22Brisbane Heat
2019,2021Middlesex
2020Jamaica Tallawahs
2021-PresentPreshawar Zalimi
2021Sunrisers Hyderabad
2021Nothern Superchargers
2023-PresentFortune Barishal
2022B Love Kandy
2022/23Melbourne Renegades
Domestic Career

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