Rahmanullah Gurbaz is an Afghan professional cricketer. He made his international cricket debut in September 2019 and became the 3rd batsman for Afghanistan to score a century on debut in a One Day International (ODI) match. He is a Right-handed batsman and a wicket-keeper.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz Personal Life
Rahmanullah was born on 28th November 2001 in Afghanistan. His family belongs to the Gurbaz tribe of Afghanistan. His family could not afford his cricket expenses so Rahmanullah used to work at a construction site to purchase cricket equipment.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz Career
On 27th January 2017, he made his List A debut for Afghanistan A against Zimbabwe A during their tour to Zimbabwe. On 12th September 2017, he made his T20 debut for Mis Ainak Knights in the 2017 Shpageeza Cricket League. He made his first-class debut on 1st March 2018, for Mis Ainak Region in the 2018 Ahmad Shah Abdali 4-day Tournament.
In September 2018, he was selected for Paktia’s squad for the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League tournament. He was selected for the Khulna Tigers squad and Barbados Tridents squad for the 2019 Bangladesh Premier League and the 2020 Caribbean Premier League.
In April 2021, he was signed by Multan Sultans to play in the rescheduled matches in the 2021 Pakistan Super League. In November 2021, he was signed by Jaffna Kings to play in the 2021 Lanka Premier League. He was signed by Islamabad United in December 2021, for the 2022 Pakistan Super League.
In March 2022, he was selected as the replacement for Jason Roy in the Gujarat Titans for the 2022 Indian Premier League. In the 2023 IPL, he is traded to Kolkata Knight Riders.
In December 2017, he was selected by Afghanistan’s squad for the 2018 U-19 Cricket World Cup.
He was selected for Afghanistan’s U-23 team in December 2018, for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup. In August 2019, he has selected for Afghanistan’s T20 International squad for the 2019–20 Bangladesh Tri-Nation Series. On 14th September 2019, he made his T20 debut for Afghanistan against Zimbabwe.
In January 2021, he was named for Afghanistan’s ODI International squad for the series against Ireland. On 21st January 2021, he made his ODI debut for Afghanistan against Ireland and scored 127 runs, and became the first Afghan and 16th overall player to hit a century on an ODI debut.
In September 2021, he was named to Afghanistan’s squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz Net Worth
He has a net worth of $3 million. He earns via various sources like Brand Endorsements and playing cricket.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz Records
- He scored 200 runs and did 10 wicketkeeping dismissals in a series.
- He became the youngest player at the age of 19 years 54 days to score a hundred in an ODI.
- He has his greatest number of sixes, a total of 9, in an ODI inning.
- He has smashed the highest runs in a T20 inning as a wicketkeeper.
- He hit 127 runs on his ODI debut.
- He has scored 3 hundred in an ODI series.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz Physical Stats
|Height||In feet – 6.0 feet
In meters – 1.83 m
|Body||Chest- 43 inches
Waist- 33 inches
Biceps- 15 inches
Rahmanullah Gurbaz Bio/Wiki
|Date of Birth||28th November 2001|