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Mohammad Shahzad

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

He isn't the only MS to possess a 'helicopter' shot: he's been known to play the Dhoni-inspired stroke with tremendous flair.

RUNS
2508
AVERAGE
34.36

Mohammad Shahzad

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

He isn't the only MS to possess a 'helicopter' shot: he's been known to play the Dhoni-inspired stroke with tremendous flair.

RUNS
1790
AVERAGE
31.4

Wicketkeeper

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Does Not Bowl

AGE
30
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Nangarhar

COUNTRY

Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Bio

As the ninth-ranked Twenty20 batsman in the world, the powerful Mohammad Shahzad looms as a crucial figure for Afghanistan in their World T20 campaign.

The wicketkeeper-batsman was the first Afghanistan player to hit an ODI hundred as well the first to notch a first-class double-ton and with 1671 T20 International runs, he is the young cricketing nation's leading run-scorer in the shortest format by a comfortable margin.

His unbeaten 118 off just 67 balls against Zimbabwe in early 2016 highlighted Shahzad's brute power and the innings set a new record for the highest individual score in T20Is by a player from an Associate nation.

Dropped for the 2015 ODI World Cup in Australia for fitness reasons, Shahzad has a point to prove in the World T20 and Afghanistan will be hoping the opener can help them qualify for the group-stage and make their mark on the tournament.

MATCHES
1
DEBUT
-
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
14
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
27
INNINGS
2
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
13.5
100s
0
50s
0
MATCHES
76
DEBUT
2009
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
131
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
2508
INNINGS
76
NOT OUTS
3
AVERAGE
34.36
100s
5
50s
13
MATCHES
59
DEBUT
2010
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
118
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1790
INNINGS
59
NOT OUTS
2
AVERAGE
31.4
100s
1
50s
11

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