Batting strike rate is a measure of how quickly a batter achieves the primary goal of batting, namely scoring runs. A One Day International is a form of limited-overs cricket, played between two teams with international status, in which each team faces 50 overs.
1. Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan is a former Afghanistan National Team Captain. In October 2015, he made his ODI debut during Afghanistan’s tour of Zimbabwe. His superb batting has stunned the country, and it has come at a vital moment. In his ODI career, he has played in 80 games, batted in 63 innings, and scored 1069 runs with a strike rate of 103.38.
2. Najibullah Zadran
Despite his small stature, Najibullah Zadran has a belligerent left-hand batting style. In 2012, he made his One-Day International debut against Ireland in Dublin. Zadran’s hitting improved and he began to seem more at ease in 2014. He has played 76 matches and 70 innings so far, scoring 1837 runs with an 89.26 strike rate.
3. Mohammad Shahzad
Mohammad Shahzad is a wicket-keeper and right-handed opening batter. In August 2009, he made his international debut for Afghanistan against Zimbabwe. He became the first Afghan player to reach a century in an ODI, hitting 110 runs and leading Afghanistan to their first-ever first-class victory over the Netherlands. He played in 84 games and scored 2727 runs at an 88.51 strike rate.
4. Mohammad Nabi
An all-rounder with a solid middle right-handed batting and the ability to bowl flighted off-spin. He is now the captain of the international T20 team. He scored 2869 runs in 130 matches and 116 innings batted in, with an average of 27.58 and a strike rate of 85.00.
5. Karim Sadiq
Karim Sadiq is a right-handed batsman who also can bowl off-break for the Afghan national team. He made his ODI debut on 19 April 2009 against Scotland. He batted in 22 innings and scored 475 runs with an 80.91 strike rate in 24 matches.
6. Dawlat Zadran
Right-handed batsman Dawlat Zadran bowls right-arm fast. On August 7, 2011, he made his One-Day International debut against Canada. He is capable of both ground fielding and catching. He’s a fantastic fielder who can play everywhere on the field. He batted and scored 513 runs with a strike rate of 77.25 in 82 matches and 56 innings.
7. Javed Ahmedi
Right-handed batsman Javed Ahmedi bowls right-arm off-break. In July 2010, he made his ODI debut against Scotland in the ICC World Cricket League Division One match. He batted 44 innings in 47 matches and scored 1049 runs with a strike rate of 76.01.
8. Nawroz Mangal
Right-handed batter Nawroz Mangal bowls off-break. He made his ODI debut against Scotland on April 19, 2009. He batted in 49 games, in which 48 innings he batted and scored 1139 runs with a strike rate of 75.33.
9. Usman Ghani
Afghanistan’s Usman Ghani is a young right-handed opening hitter. He made his ODI debut against Hong Kong in Kuala Lumpur during the 2014 Asian Cricket Council Premier League when he was barely 17 years old. With 228 runs and a 45.60 average, he was the tournament’s leading run-scorer. With a strike rate of 75.25, he played 17 matches and scored 435 runs in his ODI career.
10. Gulbadin Naib
Right-handed batsman Gulbadin Naib bowls right-arm fast-medium. On August 9, 2011, he made his debut against Canada. Before the 2019 Cricket World Cup, the Afghanistan Cricket Board chose Naib as the team’s new One-Day International captain, replacing Afghan Asghar. He played in 72 games, batted in 61 innings, and scored 1114 runs with a strike rate of 73.19.