17 Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan
Captain, Cricketers
Current Team
MI New York
Major League Cricket, 2024 ICC Mens T20 World Cup

Rashid Khan Arman is more than just a cricketer; he is a testament to the power of dreams and the limitless possibilities that lie ahead.

Rashid Khan Arman, born on September 20, 1998, in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, stands as a beacon of hope and inspiration for cricket enthusiasts not just in Afghanistan but across the globe. Renowned for his lethal legbreak googlies and dynamic all-round abilities, Rashid Khan has become one of the most celebrated cricketers of his generation.

From his humble beginnings in Nangarhar, Rashid Khan’s cricketing journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. His rise to prominence began at a tender age, and his prodigious talent was evident from the outset. Rashid’s journey mirrors the resilience and determination of a nation striving to make its mark on the international cricketing stage.

Making his ODI debut against Zimbabwe in October 2015 at just 17 years old, Rashid immediately caught the attention of cricketing pundits with his remarkable bowling prowess. Less than two years later, he became a sought-after commodity in the world of T20 cricket, securing lucrative contracts with various franchise leagues around the world.

Rashid Khan’s bowling style is characterized by his speed through the air and an accurate googly that has bamboozled many of the world’s best batsmen. Drawing inspiration from his bowling idol, Shahid Afridi, Rashid maintains a stump-to-stump line, consistently putting batsmen under pressure. Beyond his bowling, Rashid’s ability to contribute crucial runs down the order has further cemented his status as a valuable all-rounder.

In the Indian Premier League (IPL), Rashid Khan has been a talismanic figure for the Sunrisers Hyderabad, where he has consistently delivered match-winning performances. His impact transcends borders, with successful stints in leagues such as the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), Big Bash League (BBL), and Pakistan Super League (PSL).

On the international stage, Rashid Khan’s achievements speak volumes about his skill and temperament. He became the youngest cricketer to captain an international side, the fastest to reach 100 ODI wickets, and the youngest player to top the ICC ODI bowling rankings.

In Test cricket, Rashid has played a pivotal role in Afghanistan’s journey, contributing with both bat and ball. His performances against Ireland and Bangladesh stand as testimony to his match-winning capabilities and unwavering determination.

Beyond the statistics and accolades, Rashid Khan’s impact extends far beyond the cricket field. He serves as an inspiration to millions of aspiring cricketers in Afghanistan and beyond, embodying the spirit of resilience, perseverance, and passion for the game.

As Rashid Khan continues to scale new heights and etch his name in the annals of cricketing history, he remains a symbol of hope and pride for Afghanistan. His journey from Nangarhar to cricketing stardom serves as a reminder of the transformative power of sport and the unbreakable human spirit. Rashid Khan Arman is more than just a cricketer; he is a testament to the power of dreams and the limitless possibilities that lie ahead.

Major League Cricket


2024 ICC Mens T20 World Cup


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