Najibullah Zadran

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Najibullah Zadran
نجیب الله ځدراڼ
Personal information
Full name Najibullah Zadran نجیب الله ځدراڼ
Born (1993-02-18) 18 February 1993 (age 25)
Batting Left-handed
Bowling Right-arm off break
Role Batsman
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 27) 5 July 2012 v Ireland
Last ODI 21 September 2018 v Pakistan
ODI shirt no. 1
T20I debut (cap 21) 19 September 2012 v India
Last T20I 22 August 2018 v Ireland
T20I shirt no. 1
Domestic team information
2017 Band-e-Amir Region
2017–present Chittagong Vikings
2018–present Montreal Tigers
2018–present Kandahar
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 45 42 3 58
Runs scored 998 667 164 1,314
Batting average 27.72 31.76 27.33 28.56
100s/50s 0/8 0/2 0/1 0/11
Top score 89* 60* 99 89*
Balls bowled 30 132
Wickets 0 2
Bowling average 59.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match n/a n/a n/a
Best bowling 1/10
Catches/stumpings 28/– 20/– 3/– 34/–
Source: Cricinfo, 21 September 2018

Najibullah Zadran (Pashto: نجیب الله ځدراڼ‎) (born 18 February 1993) is an Afghan cricketer. Zadran is a left-handed batsman who bowls right-arm off break. widely recognised as one of the power hitting batsman in Afghanistan National Cricket Team. Najibullah Zadran was bought by Chittagong Vikings franchise for the sixth edition of Bangladesh Premier League 2017.


Zadran represented Afghanistan Under-19s in the 2011 Under-19 World Cup Qualifier in Ireland.[1] Zadran made his Twenty20 debut for the Afghan Cheetahs in the Faysal Bank Twenty-20 Cup against Rawalpindi Rams. He made two further appearances in that competition against Faisalabad Wolves and Multan Tigers.[2] He scored 58 runs in this three appearances, at an average of 29.00, with a high score of 51 not out.[3] This score came against Rawalpindi Rams, in a match in which he also claimed his maiden wicket when he dismissed Sohail Tanvir.[4]

On 3 June 2018, he was selected to play for the Montreal Tigers in the players' draft for the inaugural edition of the Global T20 Canada tournament.[5][6] In September 2018, he was named in Kandahar's squad in the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League tournament.[7]


  1. ^ "Other matches played by Najibullah Zadran". CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Twenty20 Matches played by Najibullah Zadaran". CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Twenty20 Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Najibullah Zadaran". CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "Afghan Cheetas v Rawalpindi Rams, 2011/12 Faysal Bank T-20 Cup". CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 September 2011. 
  5. ^ "Global T20 Canada: Complete Squads". SportsKeeda. Retrieved 4 June 2018. 
  6. ^ "Global T20 Canada League – Full Squads announced". CricTracker. Retrieved 4 June 2018. 
  7. ^ "Afghanistan Premier League 2018 – All you need to know from the player draft". CricTracker. Retrieved 10 September 2018. 

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