|Full name||Khaleqdaad Noori|
1 January 1984 |
Baghlan, Baghlan Province, Afghanistan
|Bowling style||Right-arm fast-medium|
|Relations||Allah Dad Noori (brother)|
|ODI debut (cap 6)||19 April 2009 v Scotland|
|Last ODI||9 July 2010 v Scotland|
Source: Cricinfo, 5 October 2010
Khaleqdaad was born in Baghlan, Afghanistan. Khaleqdaad spent much of his early years in refugee camps with his family, fleeing from the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the subsequent Civil War that followed the Soviet withdrawal. Khaleqdaad, like many of his teammates learnt the game in neighbouring Pakistan.
Khaleqdaad made his representative debut for Afghanistan against Nowshehra on 15 October 2001 in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy (Grade II). This game occurred a week into the NATO invasion of Afghanistan.
Khaleqdaad's international debut for Afghanistan came against Oman in the 2004 ACC Trophy. In 2006 he toured England, playing in a single match against the Essex Second XI. Later in 2006, he represented the team in the 2006 ACC Trophy, where he played in 2 matches against Iran and Nepal.
Khaleqdaad was a member of Afghanistan's 2009 ICC World Cup Qualifiers squad. He made his List-A debut during the tournament against Kenya and later in the tournament he made his One Day International debut against Scotland, where he took 2/25. To date this is Khaleqdaad's only ODI.
Later, in November 2009, he made his unofficial Twenty20 debut for Afghanistan against China in the 2009 ACC Twenty20 Cup. He later played in the final of the tournament, where Afghanistan defeated the United Arab Emirates by 84 runs.
Prior to Afghanistan's tour of Kenya in October 2010, Khaleqdaad had represented Afghanistan in 6 One Day International's. His debut in first-class cricket came during Afghanistan's tour of Kenya, when Afghanistan played Kenya in the 2009-10 ICC Intercontinental Cup. During the match he took his first 2 first-class wickets, those of Nehemiah Odhiambo and David Obuya.
- Nowshehra v Afghanistan (2001/2 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy (Grade II))
- Afghanistan v Iran (2006 ACC Trophy)
- Afghanistan v Nepal (2006 ACC Trophy)
- Afghanistan v Kenya (2009 ICC World Cup Qualifier)
- Afghanistan v Scotland (2009 ICC World Cup Qualifier, 5th place play-off)
- Afghanistan v China (2009 ACC Twenty20 Cup)
- UAE v Afghanistan (2009 ACC Twenty20 Cup final)
- Kenya v Afghanistan, 2009–10 Intercontinental Cup