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Asghar Stanikzai

Batter

Did you know?

He scored 90* in Afghanistan’s first ODI win over a Test-playing nation.

RUNS
1608
AVERAGE
21.44

Asghar Stanikzai

Batter

Did you know?

He scored 90* in Afghanistan’s first ODI win over a Test-playing nation.

RUNS
962
AVERAGE
21.86

Batter

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Med-Fast

AGE
30
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Kabul

COUNTRY

Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Bio

Asghar Stanikzai first played for Afghanistan at under-17s level in 2004 and his maiden senior appearance followed in the same year when he lined up against Oman in the Asian Cricket Council Trophy.

Five years later, the batsman was part of Afghanistan’s first one-day international team which met Scotland in 2009.

Stanikzai has scored four fifties in 35 ODIs since, including a match-winning 90* against Bangladesh in March 2014 which helped Afghanistan to its first win over a Test-playing nation.

A part-time medium-fast bowler, Stanikzai has taken two wickets in ODIs.

MATCHES
1
DEBUT
-
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
25
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
8
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
36
INNINGS
2
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
18
100s
0
50s
0
MATCHES
86
DEBUT
2009
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
101
BEST BOWLING
1-22
Bowling
WICKETS
2
AVERAGE
45
ECONOMY
4.06
S/R
66.5
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1608
INNINGS
81
NOT OUTS
6
AVERAGE
21.44
100s
1
50s
7
MATCHES
52
DEBUT
2010
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
62
BEST BOWLING
1-4
Bowling
WICKETS
1
AVERAGE
4
ECONOMY
5.97
S/R
4
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
962
INNINGS
48
NOT OUTS
4
AVERAGE
21.86
100s
0
50s
3

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