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Rashid Khan as an Afghanistan Cricket Team Captain


The rising and emerging player of Afghanistan Cricket Team Rashid Khan performed very well in Asia Cup 2018. The 20-year old Afghan Cricketer, Rashid Khan had a passion for cricket since when he was a child.


Rashid Khan grew up idolizing the former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi. Rashid emulates Shahid Afridi in bowling. The bowling styles of Rashid and Afridi are similar.

Rashid Khan belongs to a large family and he has 10 siblings. His family had lived in Pakistan for some time after fleeing from the Afghan War but then returned to Afghanistan. Rashid Khan Biography depicts his early life and his challenging career. Read about his hard work that turned him to be the best bowler in the world as said by Australian all-rounder Ben Cutting.

The former South African batsman, Colin Ingram feels that Rashid Khan can lead the Afghanistan cricket team in times to come. Colin Ingram believes that the Rashid Khan will make for an absolutely fantastic leader for the Afghanistan National Cricket team.

The 20-year-old leg spinner has been growing his strength over the past few years and his captaincy of Kabul Zwanan in the inaugural Afghanistan Premier League (APL) at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium has been one that stands out.

Ingram played for Kabul Zwanan in the Afghanistan Premier League and felt Rashid Khan would make for a great captain someday shortly.

Colin Ingram said that Afghanistan is blessed with a couple of really good leaders that they have seen in this tournament. Rashid Khan being a young guy and someone that he has played with and he really enjoyed his company.

Colin Ingram further added that one could see how well their players have responded to him and his leadership ability. So, he has no doubt in my mind that if Rashid Khan is in a leadership position in any team he plays in, they will be in good stead. So, that is great for Afghanistan Cricket Team going forward.

Ingram concluded saying “I’ve enjoyed watching the Afghanistan National team and the spirit with which they play the game. They are very passionate and even if you see on the field, they shy at the stumps often, they stay sharp in the game, which is massive for cricket going forward in Afghanistan.”

It has reflected in the entire tournament, as Kabul Zwanan stood as the runners-up under the leadership of Rashid Khan. Get the Rashid Khan latest News and updates on Cricadium.