Tag Archives: Rashid


Afghanistan’s spin wizard Rashid becomes youngest Test captain at 20

09 September, 2019 3:30 pm 3:30 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan became the youngest player ever to captain a Test team when he led his side in their one-off match against Bangladesh in Chattogram on Thursday. Aged 20 years and 350 days when he walked out for the toss on the first day, Rashid broke a 15-year record held … Read More


Rashid, Afghanistan, captain, across, formats

Rashid named Afghanistan captain across all formats

07 July, 2019 9:44 pm 9:44 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan has been appointed as the team’s new captain across all three formats, the country’s cricket board (ACB) announced here on Friday. Rashid, 20, who already captains the team in Twenty20 Internationals, will take over from Gulbadin Naib in one-dayers and Rahmat Shah in tests. The decision follows Afghanistan’s … Read More


Afghan, poster, boy, Rashid, buckling, weight, expectations

Afghan poster boy Rashid buckling under weight of expectations

06 June, 2019 6:35 pm 6:35 pm

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – No other spinner headed into the World Cup with a burden of expectation heavier than the one on Rashid Khan’s shoulders but seven matches into the tournament and the poster boy of Afghan cricket is buckling under the weight. His reputation, earned largely in franchise cricket, preceded him in England but … Read More


Hasan, Asghar and Rashid fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

09 September, 2018 3:51 pm 3:51 pm

ABU DHABI (92 News) – Pakistan fast bowler Hassan Ali, and Afghanistan’s duo of Asghar Afghan and Rashid Khan have all been fined 15 per cent of their match fees, said an ICC press release. They have also received one demerit point each for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct in separate … Read More