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Afghans: Minnows to dark horses

June 15, 2019 08:24 IST

Rajneesh Gupta highlights important numbers for the Afghanistan team from World Cups.

 

Result Summary

IMAGE: The Afghan team celebrates the fall of a Scotland wicket during their 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup game at the University Oval in Dunedin. Photograph: Martin Hunter/Getty Images
YearMtsWonLostTiedNRRemarks
2015 6 1 5 0 0 Knocked out in first round

 

Playing Record against Participating Teams

VersusMatchesWonLostTiedNo ResultWin%
Australia 1 0 1 0 0 0.00
Bangladesh 1 0 1 0 0 0.00
England 1 0 1 0 0 0.00
New Zealand 1 0 1 0 0 0.00
Sri Lanka 1 0 1 0 0 0.00

 

Note: Afghanistan's only win came against Scotland.

Highest Team Totals

TotalVsVenueYear
232 Sri Lanka Dunedin 2015
211/9 Scotland Dunedin 2015
186 New Zealand Napier 2015

 

Lowest Team Totals

TotalVsVenueYear
142 Australia Perth 2015
162 Bangladesh Canberra 2015

 

Highest Individual Innings

IMAGE: Afghanistan's Samiullah Shenwari during the World Cup game against Scotland. Photograph: Andrew Biraj/Reuters
RunsPlayerVsVenueYear
96 Samiullah Shinwari Scotland Dunedin 2015
56 Najibullah Zadran New Zealand Napier 2015
54 Asghar Afghan Sri Lanka Dunedin 2015
54 Samiullah Shinwari New Zealand Napier 2015
51 Javed Ahmadi Scotland Dunedin 2015

 

Leading Run-scorers

 MatchesRunsHighest ScoreAverageStrike Rate10050
Samiullah Shinwari 6 254 96 42.33 57.20 0 2
Najibullah Zadran 6 123 56 24.60 78.84 0 1
Nawroz Mangal 6 108 33 18.00 51.66 0 0

 

Highest Partnership for each wicket

WicketRunsPlayersVenueYear
1st 42 Javed Ahmadi and Nawroz Mangal Scotland (Dunedin) 2015
2nd 6 Javed Ahmadi and Asghar Afghan Sri Lanka (Dunedin) 2015
3rd 88 Asghar Afghan and Samiullah Shenwari Sri Lanka (Dunedin) 2015
4th 62 Nawroz Mangal and Samiullah Shenwari Bangladesh (Canberra) 2015
5th 31 Nasir Ahmadzai and Shafiqullah Shinwari England (Sydney) 2015
6th 58 Mohammad Nabi and Najibullah Zadran Bangladesh (Canberra) 2015
7th 86 Samiullah Shenwari and Najibullah Zadran New Zealand (Napier) 2015
8th 35 Samiullah Shenwari and Dawlat Zadran Scotland (Dunedin) 2015
9th 60 Samiullah Shenwari and Hamid Hassan Scotland (Dunedin) 2015
10th 20 Hamid Hassan and Shapoor Zadran New Zealand (Napier) 2015

 

Best Bowling in a match

IMAGE: Shapoor Zadran celebrates a wicket. Photograph: Martin Hunter/Getty Images
Wicket/RunsPlayerVsVenueYear
4/38 Shapoor Zadran Scotland Dunedin 2015
3/29 Dawlat Zadran Scotland Dunedin 2015
3/45 Hamid Hassan Sri Lanka Dunedin 2015

 

Leading Bowlers

 MatchesWktsAverageRuns Per OverBest4W
Shapoor Zadran 6 10 26.50 5.19 4/38 1
Hamid Hassan 6 8 32.62 5.11 3/45 0
Dawlat Zadran 5 6 41.33 6.04 3/29 0

 

Most Appearances

 MtsYear
Afsar Zazai 6 2015
Hamid Hassan 6 2015
Javed Ahmadi 6 2015
Mohammad Nabi 6 2015
Najibullah Zadran 6 2015
Nawroz Mangal 6 2015
Samiullah Shenwari 6 2015
Shapoor Zadran 6 2015

 

Most Captaincies

CaptainPlayedWonLostTiedNRWin%
Mohammad Nabi 6 1 5 0 0 16.66

RAJNEESH GUPTA
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