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List of famous cricket players from Afghanistan, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Afghanistan has produced some very talented cricket players over the years, including slips, sweepers and wicket-keepers. These are some of the best Afghan cricket players to ever live, so if you're a native of Afghanistan and are aspiring to play cricket professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular cricket player from Afghanistan then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List features players like Asghar Stanikzai, Javed Ahmadi and more!

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Afghan cricket players?" and "Which cricket players are from Afghanistan?"

You can click on the names of these legendary cricket players of Afghanistan in order to get more information about each one. If you play cricket or just love the sport then use this list of talented Afghan cricket players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

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Abdullah Mazari is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
age 31 Abdullah Mazari, commonly referred to as Abdullah, is an Afghan cricket player. A left-handed batsman and left-arm orthodox spin bowler, he has played for the Afghanistan national cricket team ...more

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Aftab Alam is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Aftab Alam age 26 Aftab Alam is an Afghan international cricketer. He made his One Day International debut for the Afghanistan national cricket team in early 2010.

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Ahmed Shah is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Ahmed Shah age 35 Ahmed Shah is a left-handed batsman and a Slow left-arm orthodox bowler who plays for Afghanistan. He is a part of the rapidly rising Afghan cricket team that in under a year has won the World ...more

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Asghar Stanikzai is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
age 31 Mohammad Asghar Stanikzai is an Afghan cricketer. Stanikzai is a right-handed batsman and a medium-fast bowler who plays for the Afghanistan national cricket team. Stanikzai made his ...more

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Dawlat Ahmadzai is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Dawlat Ahmadzai age 34 Dawlat Ahmadzai is a right-handed batsman and right arm fast-medium bowler who plays for Afghanistan. After the Afghan team secured One Day International status by securing a top-six finish at ...more

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Dawlat Zadran is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
age 30 Dawlat Zadran, also known as Dollat Zadran, is an Afghan cricketer. Zadran is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm fast-medium. He was born in Khost Province. Zadran is a genuine fast ...more

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Ekhpelwak Kuchey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Ekhpelwak Kuchey age 34 Ekhpelwak Kuchey is a Finnish cricket player.

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Gulbudeen Naib is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
age 30 Gulbudeen Naib is an Afghan cricketer. Naib is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm fast-medium. He was born in Logar Province. His name is known in some sources as Gulbadin Naib and ...more

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Hameed Hassan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
age 31 Hamid Hassan is a first-class cricketer. Hassan is a 6 feet 5 inches tall right-arm fast bowler who plays for the Afghanistan national cricket team. He has also appeared for the Marylebone ...more

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Hamza Hotak is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
age 27 Amir Hamza Hotak is an Afghan cricketer. Hotak is a left-handed batsman who bowls slow left-arm orthodox. He was born in Nangarhar Province. Hotak was part of the Afghanistan Under-19 team which ...more

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Hasti Gul is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Hasti Gul age 34 Hasti Gul Abid is an Afghan cricketer. Gul is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium pace and plays for the Afghanistan national cricket team. Born in Nangarhar Province, Gul spent ...more

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Izatullah Dawlatzai is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
age 27 Izatullah Dawlatzai is an Afghan cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium-fast. He currently represents the Afghanistan national cricket team. Dawlatzai started ...more

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Javed Ahmadi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
age 26 Javed Ahmadi is an Afghan cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm off break. He currently represents the Afghanistan national cricket team. Ahmadi first represented ...more

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Karim Sadiq is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
age 34 Karim Khan Saadiq is an Afghan cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman who occasionally fields as a wicket-keeper for the Afghan national team. He can also bowl off break, taking 4/27 against ...more

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Khaleqdaad Noori is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Khaleqdaad Noori age 34 Khaleqdaad Noori is an Afghan cricketer. Khaleqdaad is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm fast-medium and plays for the Afghanistan national cricket team.

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Mirwais Ashraf is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Mirwais Ashraf age 30 Mirwais Ashraf Khan is a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium bowler who plays for the Afghanistan national cricket team. Ashraf made his One Day International debut against the ...more

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Mohammad Nabi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Mohammad Nabi age 33 Mohammad 'Mabo' Nabi Pashto:محمد نبي is a right-handed batsman and off break bowler who plays for and captains Afghanistan. He is the current captain of Afghanistan Cricket team. In 2013 ...more

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Mohammad Sami Agha is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Mohammad Sami Agha age 29 Mohammad Sami Agha is an Afghan cricketer. Sami is a right-handed batsman. He was born at Kandahar, Kandahar Province. Sami played a single match for Afghanistan against Hong Kong in the ...more

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Mohammad Shahzad is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
age 27 Mohammad Shahzad is an Afghan cricketer who is a right-handed batsman who plays primarily as a wicketkeeper. Shahzad represents Afghanistan in international cricket.

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Mumtaz Habib is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Mumtaz Habib age 31 Mumtaz Habibullah is an Afghan cricketer. Habib is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium-fast. He was born in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Najib Taraki is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Najib Taraki Najib Taraki is an Afghan cricketer. Taraki is a right-handed batsman. Taraki made his Twenty20 debut for the Afghan Cheetahs in the Faysal Bank Twenty-20 Cup against Rawalpindi Rams. He played ...more

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Najibullah Zadran is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Najibullah Zadran age 25 Najibullah Zadran is an Afghan cricketer. Zadran is a left-handed batsman who bowls right-arm off break. Zadran represented Afghanistan Under-19s in the 2011 Under-19 World Cup Qualifier in ...more

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Nasim Baras is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Nasim Baras age 25 Mohammad Nasim Baras is an Afghan cricketer. Baras is a left-handed batsman who bowls slow left-arm orthodox. Baras made his Twenty20 debut for the Afghan Cheetahs in the Faysal Bank Twenty-20 ...more

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Nasratullah Nasrat is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
age 34 Nasratullah Nasrat is an Afghan cricketer. Nasratullah is a left-handed batsman and a slow left-arm orthodox spin bowler who plays for the Afghanistan national cricket team. Nasratullah made his ...more

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Nawroz Mangal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Nawroz Mangal age 34 Nawroz Khan Mangal is a right-handed batsman who bowls off break. Mangal is former captain of the Afghanistan national cricket team.

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Noor Ali is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Noor Ali age 30 Noor Ali Zadran is an Afghan cricketer. Ali is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler who currently plays for the Afghanistan national cricket team. He cites Ricky Ponting as ...more

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Noor-ul-Haq is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
age 26 Noor-ul-Haq Malekzai is an Afghan cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman who bowls leg break. He currently represents the Afghanistan national cricket team. Ul-Haq started representing ...more

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Obaidullah Sadiqui is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Obaidullah Sadiqui age 33 Obaidullah Sadiqui is a Finnish cricket player.

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Qasim Khan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Qasim Khan Qasim Khan is an Afghan cricketer. Khan is a right-handed batsman who fields as a wicket-keeper. Khan made his Twenty20 debut for the Afghan Cheetahs in the Faysal Bank Twenty-20 Cup against ...more

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Raees Ahmadzai is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
age 34 Raees Khan Ahmadzai is a former Afghan cricketer who represented the Afghanistan national cricket team until his retirement in May 2010. Ahmadzai is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm ...more

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Samiullah Shenwari is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Samiullah Shenwari age 31 Samiullah Shenwari is a right-handed batsman and leg break bowler who plays for Afghanistan. Shenwari is a part of the rapidly rising Afghan cricket team that in under a year has won the World ...more

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Sayed Shirzad is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Sayed Shirzad age 24 Sayed Shirzad is an Afghan cricketer. Shirzad is a left-handed batsman who bowls left-arm medium pace. Shirzad represented Afghanistan Under-19s in the 2011 Under-19 World Cup Qualifier in ...more

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Shabir Noori is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Shabir Noori age 26 Shabir Noori is an Afghan cricketer. Noori is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off break bowler who plays for the Afghanistan national cricket team. Noori represented the Afghanistan U-19 ...more

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Shafiqullah is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Shafiqullah age 29 Shafiqullah Shafiq is an Afghan cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman who plays primarily as a wicketkeeper. He currently plays for the Afghanistan national cricket team. His debut for ...more

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Shapoor Zadran is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Shapoor Zadran age 33 Shapoor Zadran is an Afghan cricketer. Zadran is a left-handed batsman who bowls left-arm fast-medium. Zadran currently plays for the Afghanistan national cricket team.

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Yamin Ahmadzai is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Yamin Ahmadzai age 26 Mohammad Yamin Ahmadzai is an Afghan cricketer. Ahmadzai is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium-fast. He was born in Laghman Province. Ahmadzai made his debut for Afghanistan ...more

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Yusuf Abdulla is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
age 35 Yusuf Adam Abdulla was a South African cricketer. He played first-class cricket for the Nashua Dolphins and had previously represented the KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa A and the Rest of South ...more

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Zahidullah Kamal is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Zahidullah Kamal age 31 Zahidullah Kamal is a Finnish cricket player.

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Zakiullah Kamal is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Zakiullah Kamal age 35 Zakiullah Kamal is a Finnish cricket player.

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Zakiullah Zaki is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Afghanistan
Zakiullah Zaki age 28 Zakiullah Zaki is an Afghan cricket player.