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Afghanistan Cricket Players Salary 2021-22, Central Contract, Rules, Highest Paid Cricketers

Afghanistan Cricket Players Salary

Cricket is quite famous in Afghanistan. Afghanistan is a full member of the International Cricket Council since 2017. Afghanistan has produced few prominent cricketers over the years who have later gone on to become widely popular in world cricket including Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, and Mujeeb Ur Rahman. Check Afghanistan Cricket Players Salary, Rules, Central Contract 2021-22, Highest Paid Cricketers.

However, after the Taliban took over control on 15th August 2021 in Afghanistan, there were questions about the team performing in the future. Taliban declared that it would not disrupt the participation men’s cricket team at international matches. So take a look at the Afghanistan Cricket Players Salary, Rules, Central Contract 2021-22, Highest Paid Cricketers.

Afghanistan Cricket Players Salary

Afghanistan Cricket Players Salary 2021-22

Cricket fans witnessed the rise of the Afghanistan National cricket team in recent times. The team was also featured in ICC World Cup 2019 and unfortunately, Afghanistan lost all the matches and did not make it to the knockouts. However, ACB does not reveal the salaries each player gets.

As per sources, Afghanistan Cricketer gets a Match Fees, and Retainer Fees very low comparing other teams. Afghanistan Cricket Board pays its players on a monthly basis. Monthly salaries for these cricketers range from $400 to $700. Senior players and the Captain earn more than other players and the squad earns about $105,000.

Afghanistan Cricket Highest Paid Player 2021-22

As mentioned above, the captain and senior-most players of the team receive the highest payment for the team. Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, and Mohammad Nabi earn huge amounts of money from the leagues like IPL, BBL, CPL. While Former Afghanina National team Captain Asghar Afghan is also ranked top in the Highest-Paid cricket list. Asghar Afghan played a Big Role in the success of the Afghanistan Team.

The current captain of the squad is Hashmatullah Shahidi.

Afghanistan Cricket History

In the 21st century, Afghanistan started gaining success. Afghanistan achieved the top-ranked in ICC Cricket Team Rankings. And currently, Afghanistan is in the top 10 list in ODI’s and T20I’s and Ranked 11th in TEST. On 26 February 2015, Afghanistan won their first World Cup match against Scotland, winning by one wicket. 

Afghanistan Cricket Players Team Squad

  • Abdul Malik
  • Abdul Wasi
  • Afsar Zazai
  • Amir Hamza
  • Asghar Afghan
  • Azmatullah Omarzai
  • Fareed Ahmad
  • Fazalhaq Farooqi
  • Gulbadin Naib
  • Hashmatullah Shahidi
  • Ibrahim Zadran
  • Javed Ahmadi
  • Karim Janat
  • Mohammad Nabi
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman
  • Munir Ahmad
  • Najibullah Zadran
  • Nasir Jamal
  • Naveen-ul-Haw
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz
  • Rahmat Shah
  • Rashid Khan
  • Sayed Shirzad
  • Shahidullah
  • Sharafuddin Ashraf
  • Usman Ghani
  • Yamin Ahmadzai
  • Zahir Khan

Afghanistan Cricket Players Details

Name of the playersAgeFormatsS/N
Hashmatullah Shahidi26Test, ODI50
Rahmat Shah28Test, ODI80
Rashid Khan22Test, ODI, T2019
Asghar Afghan34Test, ODI, T20I44
Ihsanullah Janat23Test48
Najibullah Zadran28ODI, T20I1
Ibrahim Zadran19Test, ODI, T20I18
Hazratullah Zazai23ODI, T20I3
Nasir Jamal27Test33
Noor Ali Zadran33ODI15
Usman Ghani24T2087
Mohammad Nabi36Test, ODI, T20I7
Gulbadin Naib30ODI, T20I14
Javed Ahmadi29Test, ODI23
Karim Janat23T20I11
Samiullah Shenwari33ODI, T20I45
Fazal Niazai31T20I3
Ikram Alikhil20Test, ODI46
Afsar Zazai28Test78
Mohammad Shahzad34ODI, T20I77
Rahmanullah Gurbaz19T20I21
Mujeeb Ur Rahman20ODI, T2088
Zahir Khan22Test, ODI75
Waqar Salamkheil19Test16
Qais Ahmad21Test, T20I32
Amir Hamza30Test, T20I4
Sharafuddin Ashraf26ODI17
Yamin Ahmadzai29Test99
Dawlat Zadran33ODI, T20I10
Wafadar Momand21Test99
Hamid Hassan34ODI66
Aftab Alam28ODI32
Naveen-ul-Haq21ODI, T20I78
Shapoor Zadran34ODI, T20I20
Fareed Ahmad27T20I56
Sayed Shirzad26ODI98
Fazalhaq Farooqi20T205

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