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Rashid Khan full name as 'Rashid Khan Arman' is an International Afghanistani cricketer who plays for the Afghanistan national cricket team. Currently, he is also leading his country as a captain in Twenty20 Internationals (since April 2019).
Rashid Khan is a Right-Arm Leg Break Bowler and a lower order Right-Handed Batsman (Tailender).
Rashid Khan also plays for Adelaide Strikers, Afghanistan, Afghanistan U19, Comilla Victorians, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Quetta Gladiators, World XI, Sussex, Kabul Zwanan, Durban Heat, Maratha Arabians.
Rashid Khan also plays in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), since 5th April 2017 as a Right-Arm Leg Break Bowler
Rashid Khan was born on 20th September 1998 (20-years-old) who hails from Nangarhar, Afghanistan. He grew up playing cricket with his brothers and idolized Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi, from whom he stylized his bowling action.
Rashid Khan till date has played 2 Test matches, 56 One Day Internationals (ODIs) and 39 Twenty-Twenty (T20Is) matches for Afghanistan national team.
Rashid Khan as a bowler so far has taken 10 Test wickets, 123 ODIs wickets, 76 T20Is wickets and 58 wickets in IPL. He also scored 1000 runs in total as a batsman in international cricket.
Rashid Khan made his Test debut vs India on 14 June 2018; ODIs debut vs Zimbabwe on 18th October 2015 and T20Is debut
vs Zimbabwe on 26th October 2015.
Rashid Khan in February 2018, he became the youngest player to top the ICC Player Rankings for bowlers in ODIs.
Rashid Khan also topped the ICC Player Rankings for bowlers in T20Is. In September 2018, he became the number one player in the ICC's all-rounder rankings, following his performance at the 2018 Asia Cup.
Recently, in April 2019, Rashid Khan was selected as most deserving player to participate in Afghanistan's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
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