All about Najibullah

Najibullah Zadran did wonders against Bangladesh in their Asia Cup encounter. He played a fiery knock of 43 runs and led Afghanistan to a spectacular victory.

Afghanistan were in trouble when Najibullah came to bat. But he launched a blitzkrieg and smoked six sixes and a four to cruise his side to victory line. But who is Najibullah Zadran?

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Who is Najibullah?

Najibullah is a left-handed batter. He has played 80 T20Is and scored 1,532 runs at an average of 34.04 and strike rate of 143.44.

Fastest 150 wickets in One-Day International Match

Career in focus

Najibullah Zadran's highest score is 73 runs. He has eight half-centuries in T20Is against his name. He made his debut in this format against India in 2012.

Debut against India

Najibullah once along with Mohammad Nabi had hit seven sixes in seven consecutive balls. He did this wonder against Zimbabwe as he had hit three sixes while Nabi smoked four maximums.

7 sixes in 7 balls

Najibullah has been playing in T20 leagues around the world. These include Global T20, Bangladesh Premier League, Pakistan Super League and Caribbean Premier League.

Played across the world

Najibullah has also played 79 ODIs so far in which he has scored 1849 runs loaded with a century and 14 fifties. An unbeaten 104 remained his best score.

ODI career

Najibullah is an attacking batter. Once Afghanistan's coach said about Najibullah that even if his life was at stake, he would not defend the ball.

Fiery batter

2022 has proved to be a wonderful year for Najibullah. In 2022 he has played three half centuries in ODIs and two in T20Is. His role will be instrumental for Afghanistan in the Asia Cup 2022.

Sensational 2022

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