Rahmat Shah Biography, Records, Batting, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More


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Rahmat Shah Biography, Records, Batting, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More


 Hailed from the Shah’s tribe in Paktia, Afghanistan. A promised right-hand dependable batter with extreme potential in his batting named Rahmat Shah made his first appearance at national level Scotland in 2013. He also made his first century against Scotland in 2016. The best version of Rahmat Shah’s appeared in 2018 when he ended the domestic tournament with 258 runs in 5 matches.

Rahmat carried on that form of the tournament and smashed a ton against Bangladesh. He was the first Afghan player to score a test century. Later that while representing Afghanistan in ICC World Cup 2019, Rahmat ended up campaigning as the highest run-getter for his side. He finished the tournament with 254 runs in matches. with the retirement of senior player Asghar Afghan, it seems that now Rahmat has the great responsibility on his shoulder to carry their batting lineup and become the backbone for his team.


Rahmat Shah Basic Information 

  • Name: Rahmat Shah Zurmatai
  • Nickname: Rahmat
  • Role: Batter
  • Batting Style: Right-hand bat
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm leg break

Rahmat Shah Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.):  5’ 10”
  • Weight (approx.): 68 kg
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Black

Personal Life of Rahmat Shah

  • Date of Birth: July 6, 1993
  • Age: 28 years
  • Birth Place: Zurmat, Paktia, Afghanistan
  • Zodiac sign:
  • Nationality: Afghanistani
  • School: N/A
  • College:
  • Educational Qualifications: N/A
  • Net Worth: $1 Million – $5 Million

Rahmat Shah Family & Religion

  • Father: N/A
  •  Mother: N/A
  • Brother: N/A
  • Sister: N/A
  • Coach/Mentor:  Inzamam ul Haq
  • Religion: Islam
  • Address: Paktia, Afghanistan

Cricket Career Of Rahmat Shah

  • Test:  India vs Afghanistan at Bengaluru – June 14 – 15, 2018
  • ODI:  Scotland vs Afghanistan at Sharjah – March 06, 2013
  • T20:  N/A
  •  Jersey Number: 08
  • Domestic/State Teams: Afghanistan, Afghanistan A, Afghan cheetahs, Misa ainak region
  • Nature on the field: Calm.

Batting Career



Bowling Career


 Source: Cricbuzz

Highlighted Records of Rahmat Shah

  • After scoring a century against Bangladesh, he becomes the first batsman for Afghanistan to score a century in a red ball cricket.
  •  He was the leading run-scorer while playing for Mis Ainak Region with 258 runs in 5 appearances in the 2018 Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament.
  • In 2019, He finished the ICC world Cup 2019 tournament as the leading run getter for Afghanistan, with 254 runs in nine games he played.




Rahmat Shah Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Playing Guitar
  • Favorite Cricketers: Rashid Khan
  • Favorite Sportspersons: Asghar Afghan
  • Favorite Food: Mutton Qorma
  • Favorite Color: Blue

Rahmat Shah Relationship Status

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: N/A
  • Marriage Date: N/A
  • Children: N/A

                                        Rahmat Shah Awards and Recognitions

  • In 2019, Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB)  Replaced  Asghar Stanakzai and appointed Rehmat the team’s new Test captain.

Controversies did by (Rahmat Shah)

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The All Out Cricket Post Interview Of Rahmat Shah

Lesser-Known Facts

  • Rahmat played domestic cricket in Pakistan.

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