Top 10: Most Wickets for Afghanistan in ODI

Since the beginning of cricket, bowlers’ dominance has been steadily growing in every era. And Afghanistan is no exception to that.

Afghanistan’s bowlers have done admirably in ODIs, demonstrating their ability to play the game. Afghanistan’s cricket squad has participated in more than 150 ODI matches, and most of the matches have seen some bowlers emerge as match winners.

This article lists the top 10 bowlers with the most wickets for Afghanistan in ODis.

Most Wickets for Afghanistan in ODI

Rashid Khan981837/1820.484
Mohammad Nabi1561694/3032.011
Dawlat Zadran801154/2229.760
Mujeeb Ur Rahman741015/5028.341
Gulbadin Naib76736/4335.601
Hamid Hassan37595/4522.541
Mirwais Ashraf45464/3529.560
Samiullah Shinwari65464/3137.580
Fazalhaq Farooqi32444/3431.090
Shapoor Zadran44434/2436.950

Key Insights

7/18: Rashid Khan achieved his best international bowling figures of 7/18 in a 63-run victory over the West Indies in June 2017. This is the best bowling figure for Afghanistan in ODIs.

100: On March 15, 2018, during Afghanistan’s 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier match against the West Indies, Mohammad Nabi became the country’s first bowler to scalp 100 wickets in ODIs.

44: The charismatic spinner Rashid Khan became the fastest bowler to take 100 ODI wickets for Afghanistan. Rashid took 44 innings and 2 years, 158 days to achieve this feat.

0/110: Rashid bowled one of the most expensive ODI bowling spells in a Cricket World Cup match on June 18, 2019, against England. He conceded 110 runs in 9 overs and went wicketless in the match.

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