Sharafuddin Ashraf

Country: Afghanistan
Born: January 10, 1995
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left arm Orthodox
Playing role: Allrounder

Sharafuddin Ashraf Bio

Sharafuddin Ashraf: A Rising Cricket Star from Afghanistan

Sharafuddin Ashraf, a talented left-arm spinner, has been making waves in the cricket world with his exceptional skills and ability to take crucial top-order wickets. Born on December 7, 1994, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Ashraf’s journey to cricket stardom is nothing short of remarkable.

Ashraf’s passion for cricket ignited at a young age, and he quickly proved himself as a prodigious talent within the Afghan cricket community. In 2014, he had the honor of representing Afghanistan in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup. Demonstrating remarkable skill and composure, his impressive performances helped propel his team to victories over powerhouses like Australia and Sri Lanka. Ashraf’s stellar display did not go unnoticed, and he earned a well-deserved place in the senior squad to tour Zimbabwe later that year.

During the Zimbabwe tour, Ashraf unleashed his full potential, leaving a lasting impact on the cricket world. His show-stopping figures of 6 for 29 in a limited-overs match against Zimbabwe A demonstrated his ability to dismantle opposition batting lineups. This outstanding performance caught the attention of both fans and selectors alike.

In recognition of his remarkable talent, Ashraf was rewarded with his maiden One Day International (ODI) debut against Zimbabwe. Despite the pressure of his first international match, he showcased his skills admirably, contributing significantly to Afghanistan’s series draw against Zimbabwe. Not only did Ashraf excel in ODIs, but he also achieved a maiden first-class five-for during the same tour. These remarkable performances solidified his position as an integral member of the Afghan cricket squad.

As his cricketing career progressed, Ashraf continued to impress with his consistently exceptional performances. His unwavering determination and unwavering work ethic made him a valuable asset for the Afghanistan national team. However, despite his undeniable talent, Ashraf narrowly missed out on a spot in the final XV for the 2015 World Cup. Nevertheless, his time would come, and he continued to travel with the team, honing his skills and awaiting his chance to shine on cricket’s biggest stage.

Ashraf’s dedication to improving his game has allowed him to grow even further as a cricketer. With each passing match, he adds more weapons to his arsenal, making him a formidable bowler. Whether it be his excellent control over line and length or his cunning variations, Ashraf possesses the skills to deceive even the most experienced batsmen.

Off the field, Ashraf is known for his humble nature and friendly demeanor. He remains a positive influence on his teammates and serves as an inspiration to aspiring cricketers in Afghanistan. Despite his growing success and recognition, Ashraf remains grounded, always striving to improve his game and contribute to the growth of Afghan cricket.

As Sharafuddin Ashraf’s career continues to flourish, the cricketing world eagerly awaits his next move. With his exceptional talent, determination, and unwavering passion for the game, he has the potential to leave an indelible mark on Afghan cricket and become a force to be reckoned with on the global stage.

Sharafuddin Ashraf Career Stats

Sharafuddin Ashraf Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 18 12 6 46 18 7.66 55 83.63 0 0 4 1 3 0
ODIs 19 11 4 66 21 9.42 100 66 0 0 3 2 5 0
FC 12 20 3 572 125 33.64 693 82.53 1 3 74 18 11 0
List A 58 41 13 696 56* 24.85 626 111.18 0 2 43 41 20 0
T20s 53 33 12 339 44 16.14 251 135.05 0 0 23 20 18 0

Sharafuddin Ashraf Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 18 16 276 342 8 3/27 3/27 42.75 7.43 34.5 0 0 0
ODIs 19 19 848 605 13 3/29 3/29 46.53 4.28 65.2 0 0 0
FC 12 23 2451 1141 62 7/38 10/94 18.4 2.79 39.5 2 4 1
List A 58 58 2891 2179 65 6/29 6/29 33.52 4.52 44.4 0 3 0
T20s 53 49 961 1154 44 4/13 4/13 26.22 7.2 21.8 1 0 0

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