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AM Ghazanfar

AM Ghazanfar

Age 16AfghanistanAFGHANISTAN
Off break Bowler

Allah Mohammad Ghazanfar (born 15 July 2007) is an Afghan cricketer, who has played for Mis Ainak Knights in the Afghan Shpageeza Cricket League and Rawalpindi Raiders in the Pakistan Junior League. Ghazanfar is from Paktia Province, Afghanistan. He has five older brothers, and as of 2022, he lived in Kabul. Ghazanfar began as a fast bowler. He is now an off-spinner who bowls finger spin, after having been taught spin bowling by former Afghanistan captain Dawlat Ahmadzai. His bowling technique has been compared to Afghan international Mujeeb Zadran. Ghazanfar trains at the Mirza Mohammad Katawazai Cricket Centre in Kabul, and has trained with the Afghanistan national under-19 cricket team.

Ghazanfar has played for the Mis Ainak Knights in the Afghan Shpageeza Cricket League. On his debut, he took 1/27 in 4 overs, and he took four wickets in his second appearance. In 2022, he played for the Rawalpindi Raiders in the Pakistan Junior League; he was one of 12 overseas players in the competition. He was included in the draft for the 2022–23 Big Bash League season but was not selected. He has been included in the Far Western United team for the inaugural season of the Nepal T20 League. At the age of 15, Ghazanfar was included in the auction for the 2023 Indian T20 League. He was the youngest player entered into that year's auction, and his base price for the auction was 2,000,000 INR. He went unsold in the auction.

In 2023, Ghazanfar played for Junior Champions (a team of representatives from the Afghanistan under-19 national team) in the Green Afghanistan One Day Cup. He was part of the 15-man Afghanistan squad for the 2024 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. In the game against New Zealand, he picked up 3 wickets for just 29 runs. In March 2024, Ghazanfar was signed by Kolkata to play for them in the 2024 Indian T20 League at a base price of ₹20 lakh, as a replacement for Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
 

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508ODI
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350ODI
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AM Ghazanfar Statistics

Debut
Afghanistan vs Ireland on Mar 07, 2024
Last
Afghanistan vs Ireland on Mar 12, 2024

AM Ghazanfar Batting Records

MatR50s100sAvgS/R
25005.0062.50
Highest Runs5
Balls Faced8
On DateMar 12, 24
AgainstIrelandIRE

AM Ghazanfar Bowling Records

MatOWAvgS/REco
290--5.22
Wickets Taken0
Runs13
On DateMar 12, 24
AgainstIrelandIRE

AM Ghazanfar Fielding Records

CatchesStumpingsRun Outs
100
Mat: Matches, R: Runs, W: Wickets, O: Overs, S/R: Strike Rate, Eco: Economy Rate, Avg: Average
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