One Day International matches evolved during the 1970s & it is currently the most-watched format of the game. The ODI is a summit of 50 overs and involves a game between two international teams. Afghanistan cricket team played its first One Day International match against a Full Member of the International Cricket Council in February 2012 against Pakistan at Sharjah. The Afghanistan cricket team has played in a total of 129 games.

The supremacy of bowlers in cricket from day one has constantly been developing in every era of cricket. The Afghanistan bowlers have performed tremendously well in ODI matches and have proved their capability in the game.

1. Rashid Khan

Rashid khan is a right-hand batsman and a leg-break googly bowler in the Afghanistan team. He made his ODI debut on Afghanistan’s tour of Zimbabwe on October 18, 2015, against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo and played his last match against Bangladesh at Chattogram on February 28, 2022. Rashid played 80 games and struck 151 wickets with an average of 18.68 and an economy of 4.15 with five four-wicket hauls and four hauls of five wickets.

2. Mohammad Nabi

Mohammad Nabi is a middle-order batsman and a right-arm off-spinner from the Afghanistan cricket team and made his ODI debut at Willow Moore Park on April 19, 2009, against Scotland. He played his last match on February 28, 2022, against Bangladesh at Chattogram. He played 130 games and took 134 wickets with an average of 33.27 and an economy of 4.28. He was also the first Afghanistan bowler to take 100 wickets in ODIs. He also had the most four-wicket hauls in an innings in a career.

3. Dawlat Zadran

Dawlat Zadran is a former right-hand batsman and a right-arm fast-medium bowler from the Afghanistan cricket team. He made his debut in ODI on August 7, 2011, against Canada at King City, New York. He played his last match at Leeds against West Indies on July 4, 2019. He played 82 games and took 115 wickets with an average of 29.76 and an economy of 5.44. In his career, he took three four-wicket hauls.

4. Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Mujeeb Ur Rahman is a right-arm off-breaker bowler of the Afghanistan cricket team. He made his first ODI debut against Ireland at Sharjah on December 5, 2017, and played his last match on February 28, 2022, against Bangladesh at Chattogram. Mujeeb played 49 games and took 78 wickets with an average of 22.57 and an economy of 3.97. He is also the youngest player to take five-wickets-in-an-innings and three four-wicket hauls.

5. Gulbadin Naib

Gulbadin Naib is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and a right-hand batsman. He made his first debut in ODI against Canada at Tronto on August 9, 2011, and played his last match on February 28, 2022, against Bangladesh at Chattogram. He played 72 games and took 61 wickets with an average of 36.01 and an economy of 5.40. He also holds the record for worst career bowling average (34.30).

6. Hamid Hassan

Hamid Hassan is a former right-arm fast bowler who made his first ODI debut on April 19, 2009, against Scotland at Benoni and played his last match on June 29, 2019, against Pakistan at Leeds. He played 38 games in which he took 59 wickets with an average of 22.54 and an economy of 4.60 with two four-wicket hauls and one five-wicket haul. He is also the 7th quickest bowler to take 50 wickets (26).

7. Mirwais Ashraf

Mirwais Ashraf is a former right-arm fast-medium bowler from the Afghanistan team. He made his first ODI debut against the Netherlands at Amstelveen on August 30, 2009, and played his last match on October 1, 2016, against Bangladesh at Mirpur. He played 46 games and took 46 wickets with an average of 29.56 and an economy of 4.06 with only one four-wicket haul.

8. Samiullah Shinwari

Samiullah Shinwari is a former right-hand batsman and leg-break bowler from Afghanistan. He played his first game against Scotland at Benoni on April 19, 2009, and his last match was on July 4, 2019, against West Indies at Leeds. He played 84 games and took 46 wickets with an average of 37.58 and an economy of 4.91 with only one four-wicket haul.

9. Shapoor Zadran

Shapoor Zadran is a former left-arm fast-medium bowler from Afghanistan who Played his first ODI match against the Netherlands at Amstelveen on August 30, 2009. Shapoor played his last game on March 10, 2019, against Ireland at Dehradun. He played 44 games and took 43 wickets with an average of 36.95 and an economy of 4.80 with two four-wicket hauls.

10. Aftab Alam

Aftab Alam is a former right-arm medium-fast bowler from the Afghanistan team. He made his ODI debut against Canada at Sharjah on February 16, 2010, and played his last match on June 22, 2019, against India at Southampton. Aftab played 27 and struck 41 wickets with an average of 25.19 and an economy of 4.93. He took only one four-wicket haul.