Asghar Afghan Full Biography, Records, Batting, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More

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Asghar Afghan Full Biography, Records, Batting, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More

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Asghar Afghan Full Biography

Known for his experienced and mature batting approach, Asghar Afghan has a bunch of achievements for his homeland. He made his international debut in 2004 and later there is no way back. Asghar represented Afghanistan at different stages of cricket in the 2004 ACC Trophy, as well as the 2006 ACC Trophy and the 2007 ACC Twenty20 Cup. he was a member of the squad from 2008 to 2009 who won the World Cricket League Division Five, Division Four, and Division Three which got Afghanistan promotion to the  2009 ICC World Cup Qualifier where they gained One Day International status respectively.

Afghan made his T20I debut against Ireland in the 2010 Quadrangular Series in Sri Lanka. Later on, in February, Asghar played only one match in whole Afghanistan’s victorious 2010 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier campaign which earned him a spot in ICC 2010 T20I world cup.  In 2014, Afghan’s 90 not out helped Afghanistan to register their maiden win over Bangladesh which was their only first win across any of the test playing nations.  Afghan named as the captain of Afghanistan for their inaugural Test match which they played against India in 2018.he was named in Kandahar’s squad for the first season of the Afghanistan Premier League (APL). Being the senior in the squad He was the leading run-scorer for his team in the whole campaign, with a tally of 264 runs in 8 matches he played in. time after time he’s appointed as Afghanistan captain again and again.

Asghar Afghan Basic Information 

  • Name: Mohammad Asghar Afghan
  • Nickname:AsgharStanikzai
  • Role: Middle-order batsman
  • Batting Style:  Right-hand bat
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm medium-fast

Asghar Afghan Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 5’ 10”
  • Weight (approx.): 72 kg
  • Eye Colour: black
  • Hair Colour: black

Personal Life Of Asghar Afghan

  • Date of Birth: December 26, 1987
  • Age: 33 years
  • Birth Place: Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Zodiac sign:sagittarus
  • Nationality: Afghan
  • School: n/a
  • College: n/a
  • Educational Qualifications: n/a
  • Net Worth: USD 4 million

 Family & Religion of Asghar Afghan

  • Father:n/a
  • Mother: n/a
  • Brother: Karim Janat
  • Sister: N/A
  • Coach/Mentor:Inzamam-ul-haq
  • Religion: Islam
  • Address: Kabul, Afghanistan

Cricket Career Of Asghar Afghan

  • Test: India v Afghanistan at Bengaluru,2018
  • ODI: Afghanistan v Scotland at Benoni,2009
  • T20: Afghanistan v Ireland at Colombo, 2010
  • Jersey Number: 44
  • Domestic/State Teams: Afghanistan, Amo Region
  • Nature on the field: Calm

Batting Career

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MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
Test610044016444.077157.071033711
ODI1151099246710124.67366567.31101216667
T20I7165512816221.351184108.190047962

 

Bowling Career

MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
Test62181700/10/15.670.00.000
ODI11571399131/11/13.9330.3346.3300
T20I7114411/41/44.004.0000

Source: Cricbuzz


Highlighted Records Of Asghar Afghan

  • While playing the test match Afghan scored 90 which helped Afghanistan to win over Bangladesh in the year 2014 to register their first victory.
  • Asghar was the third leading run-scorer against Nepal and made 253 runs in the year 2010.

Asghar Afghan Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Travelling
  • Favorite Cricketers: Virat Kohli
  • Favorite Sportspersons: Shahid Afridi
  • Favorite Food: Afghani Pulao
  • Favorite Color: Blue

Asghar Afghan Relationship Status

  • Marital Status: Married twice
  • Wife: n/a
  • Marriage Date: n/a
  • Children: 5 children’s from 1st wife

Awards and Recognitions of Asghar Afghan

Asghar Afghan Full Biography, Records, Batting, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More

  • Asghar was a member of Afghanistan’s 2009 ACC Twenty20 Cup-winning squad in November 2009.

Controversies did by Asghar Afghan

N/A

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Lesser-Known Facts About Asghar Afghan

  • Asghar Stanikzai changed his name to Asghar Afghan in honor of protecting the national identity of Afghan citizens’.
  • Asghar Stanikzai got engaged for the second time in his life. He has five children (including) a son from his first wife.
  • In 2018, he got his appendix remove just before the start of the 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifiers

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