Sayed Shirzad is a 26-year old left-arm pacer who hails from Afghanistan. Shirzad made his T20I debut against Oman in 2015, and in his first-ever international match the youngster claimed three wickets and bowled at an economy of less than 6 in the T20I match – Afghanistan won the game by 27 runs. Shirzad was one of the consistent performers during the Afghanistan Premier League, 2018 as he got wickets of some big internationals during the tournament; he was also the leading wicket-taker for Kandahar Knights (16 wickets).
Therefore, let’s dig into the life of Sayed Shirzad to know more about his career, stats, lifestyle, and bio.
Name: Sayed Shirzad
DOB: October 1, 1994
Place Of Birth:
Marital Status: N/A
ODI Debut: Vs Ireland, Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, March 2019
Test Debut: N/A
T20I Debut: Vs Oman, Sheikh Zayed International Stadium, November 2015
Sayed Shirzad: Career Highlights
Sayed Shirzad was a part of Afghanistan’s Test squad against India but unfortunately didn’t get a chance to represent his country in their first-ever Test match. He’s much more effective in the shorter formats, and that’s where he can make a mark in days ahead. Afghanistan has a very good bowling attack, and Shirzad has a chance to be one of their premier pacers in the near future.
The T20 International debut for Sayed Shirzad came on 29 November 2015 against Oman at Abu Dhabi. Sayed Shirzad made 1 run and took 3 wickets after conceding 16 runs in his spell of 3 overs. Afghanistan won this match by 27 runs and took a lead of 1–0 in the two-match T20I series. Sayed Shirzad made his First-Class debut in the 2013 ICC Intercontinental Cup against Kenya on 6 October 2013. He took 2 wickets in the First Innings and 3 wickets in the Second Innings. Afghanistan won the match by 8 wickets and had 6 players on its side who made their First Class Debut in this match.
Sayed Shirzad had already made his debut in the T20 International format of the game. However, his spot in the national team became stable only after his performance in the 2018 Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament, where he took 12 wickets in 6 matches. Later that year, he was selected for the Kandhar Knights team in the Afghanistan Premier League and became the leading wicket-taker with 16 wickets in 8 matches.
Afghanistan, Afghanistan U19, Kandahar Knights, Kabul Zwanan, Rajputs
Sayed Shirzad: Stats
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