Rashid Khan Biography

Rashid Khan is an emerging football player in the Afghanistan and a captain of the national team .He’s one of the very few bowlers in history to grab four wickets in the space of four balls. He is one of the first Afghan cricketers to play in a Test match.

Khan spent some of his childhood in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province during the Afghan War before returning to his usual life in Afghanistan. He idolizes Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi, who shares Rashid Khan’s ethnicity as a Pashtun. He bats and bowls right-handed and is a right-arm leg-break bowler. He is the captain of his team’s spinners, but he has also improved his batting. As a result, he is an all-rounder for his squad on occasion. He is an Afghan player who is widely considered as the world’s youngest captain.

How old is Rashid Khan? – Age

He was born on 20 September 1998 in Nangarhar, Afghanistan. He turned 23 years in 2021.

Where did Rashid Khan go to school? – Education

There is no clear information concerning where he studied.

Rashid Khan – Family

Khan comes from a family of ten Pashtuns from Afghanistan. However, because his family is dispersed around Afghanistan, little is known about him. During the 2018 Big Bash League season, his father died.

Khan’s Lover

He is currently single.

Rashid Khan The player
Rashid Khan The player

What is Khan Salary?

He earns good money. It’s not clearly stated how much he receives since he has around four job titles as of 2021.

Khan Net Worth

His net worth is predicted to be $3 million.

Rashid Khan Career

So far, he’s had a successful career in all three formats of the game. His career has a lot to brag about, as he has a long list of notable accomplishments.

In Afghanistan’s domestic cricket, Khan is a member of the Band e Amir Dragons. In the First Class Matches so far, he has struck a half-century and taken 55 wickets.

On October 18, 2015, he made his debut against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo. In the match, he took one wicket. In One Day Internationals, he has 133 wickets to his credit. He was among the first players for Afghanistan to play Test cricket, making his debut against India on June 14, 2018. India won the match, and Khan was the match’s most costly bowler, taking two wickets for 153 runs.

Rashid Khan made his T20I debut just days after making his ODI debut against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo on October 26, 2015. The Afghan squad won by six wickets, with Rashid Khan taking one wicket.

Rashid Khan has played for a number of different teams all over the world. He is now a part of the Indian Premier League’s Sunrisers Hyderabad, the Big Bash League’s Adelaide Strikers, and the English County Cricket’s Sussex County.

While Khan was playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League in 2017, he finished with the sixth-highest wicket-taking total. He was retained by the franchise for the 2018 season, and he finished with 21 wickets, second most in the league. Rashid Khan took 16 wickets in 15 matches during the 2019 Indian Premier League season.

He scored a hat-trick in the 2017 Caribbean Premier League and completed with 14 wickets as the league’s fourth-highest wicket-taker. He was a member of the winning squad in the 2017-18 Big Bash League and also the leading wicket-taker with 18 wickets in 11 matches.

Khan has formerly played with the Comilla Victorians, Kabul Zwanan, and Durban Heat in their respective competitions.

He has captained the Afghan squad on several occasions and was later named the national team’s captain in all three formats of the game. In the 2018 ICC World Cup Qualifiers, he led the Afghan squad to qualification for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.
As the captain of the national team, he has a perfect record in Tests and T20 Internationals. Rashid has led the squad in four One Day Internationals, although only one of them has been won. After previous captain Asghar Afghan was reappointed as captain in all three versions of the game, he was sacked as captain in December 2019.


  • In 2015, he made his ODI and T20I debuts. In 2016, he made his ODI and T20I debut
  • For Band e Amir Dragons, he made his First Class Debut.
  • 2017 was the best year for associate nations in terms of bowling (5/3)
  • In 2018, he became the youngest player in international history to captain a team.
  • In 2018, he became the youngest player in ICC ODI bowler rankings history to reach No. 1.
  • 2019 Made history as the youngest captain of a Test team.

Achievement records

  • In One Day Internationals, Rashid Khan has the best bowling stats for an associate country. In 2017, against the West Indies, he set this record.
  • Rashid Khan is also the youngest player in ICC One Day International Rankings history to become the No. 1 bowler.
  • He is also the youngest player in ICC T20I bowlers rankings ever.
  • Rashid Khan is also the youngest player to manage an international team (19 years and 165 days).
  • Rashid also holds the record for having the shortest time in T20 Internationals to reach 50 wickets.
  • He completed the task in under 2 years and 220 days.
  • Rashid Khan is also the youngest player in One Day International history to take 100 wickets.
  • He’s also the quickest player to achieve so, taking only 44 games to do so.
  • Rashid also has the best bowling numbers for Afghanistan, with five wickets for three runs.
  • He’s also the first player in T20I history to take five wickets in only two overs.
  • Rashid Khan shares the record for taking the most wickets from different sides in a single One Day International encounter with Irishman Paul Stirling. In the match, both players had taken 6 wickets.
  • He’s one of the very few players in the world to grab four wickets in four deliveries. Rashid Khan also holds the record for the most runs conceded in an opening Test match (152 runs).
  • With 110 runs in 9 overs, he also holds the record for bowling the most expensive spell in a World Cup.
  • Rashid Khan is the first Afghan bowler to take a five-wicket and ten-wicket haul in a Test match.
    He’s also the first Test skipper to achieve a 10-wicket haul.
  • Rashid Khan is the only player in Test history to score a half-century and take ten wickets in the same match.
  • He holds the record for becoming the first player in the Caribbean Premier League to score a hat-trick. In the 2017 season, he earned his Hat-trick.


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