Rashid Khan will aim to inspire Afghanistan as they adopt a no-fear approach during their World Cup campaign.
Following a blistering performance in the Asia Cup, Rashid Khan has risen to No 1 in the ICC ODI all-rounder rankings.
A stunning century by Mohammad Shahzad and ruthless bowling by Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi earned Afghanistan an unforgettable tie against India in the Asia Cup.
A nail-biting contest between Bangladesh and Afghanistan went right down to the wire, with Bangladesh grabbing victory by just three runs after an action packed final over.
A brilliant cricketing performance by Pakistan and Afghanistan went down to a thrilling last over, with the contest being decided in dramatic fashion.
Rashid Khan, who celebrates his 20th birthday today, helped Afghanistan to a mammoth 136-run victory over Bangladesh in their inconsequential Group B Asia Cup fixture.
Afghanistan managed to post a competitive 255 runs in the first innings of their dead-rubber encounter with Bangladesh thanks to a late onslaught from Rashid Khan and Gulbadin Naib.
Afghanistan knocked Sri Lanka out of the Asia Cup after a shock 91-run defeat in Abu Dhabi.
Afghanistan fought back brilliantly to beat Ireland to take the ODI series 2-1 in Belfast.
Ireland finally found their feet against Afghanistan to level the ODI series 1-1 in Belfast.
Afghanistan beat Ireland with the white ball for the third time in eight days.
Afghanistan’s 20-year-old Hazratullah Zazai slams 74 off 33 balls in 16-run win.
The ICC’s five-year fixture schedule has offered Test newcomers Ireland and Afghanistan 12 Tests each in the next five years.
Indian spinners Ravi Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, who took 11 wickets between them, gave Afghanistan a harsh lesson in top-level cricket when they were bowled out twice in 67 overs in their inaugural Test match.
Afghanistan struggled through the opening two sessions of their maiden Test match before reining in the Indian batsmen.