Who is Rahmanullah Gurbaz ?
Kabul, Afghanistan is the place of birth of Rahmanullah Gurbaz. He is an Afghanistan right-handed batsman and Wicketkeeper and an integral part of Afghanistan cricket team.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz belongs from Afganistan, and he completed his education from Afganistan as well, although he hasn’t disclosed anything about his Educational background as of now.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz played for several T20 teams across the globe, finally, he was bought by IPL franchise, Gujarat Titans in 2022 and established himself as one of the integral parts of their IPL triumph campaign in 2022.
Currently, Rahmanullah Gurbaz plays in the Indian Premier League for IPL franchise, Kolkata Knight Riders, he was bought by the Kolkata franchise in 2023.
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How did Rahmanullah Gurbaz career begin?
Rahmanullah Gurbaz represented Afghanistan A in the domestic format and made his debut against Zimbabwe A in 2021.
He made his domestic cricket debut at just 19 years old and became one of the youngest players to represent Afghanistan A.
Considered as a prodigy since childhood, Rahmanullah Gurbaz performed consistently and impressed everyone with his batting prowess and wicketkeeping skills.
He represented Afghanistan A in domestic formats and amassed runs (2,201) in domestic matches (62) with a batting average (44.44). Gurbaz smashed centuries (6) and fifties (10) in his domestic career.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz was named to the Under-19 Afghanistan national cricket team ahead of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in 2018. Same year, Rahmanullah Gurbaz was also named in the ACC Under-19 Asia Cup for Afghanistan.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz performed consistently throughout the tournament and emerged as the highest run scorer of the ACC Asia Cup Under-19 tournament. He amassed runs (114) in just 4 matches.
Due to his consistent performances, Gurbaz was earned his spot in the Afghanistan Under-23 squad ahead of the ACC Emerging teams Asia Cup in 2018.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz made his T20 international debut for Afghanistan against Zimbabwe in September 2019.
Two years later, Rahmanullah Gurbaz made his ODIs debut for Afghanistan against Ireland in January 21, 2021. During the same match, Rahmanullah Gurbaz made history by becoming the first ever Afgan player to score century in an ODI debut. Gurbaz smashed 124 runs against Ireland.
As of 2023, Rahmanullah Gurbaz has represented the Afghanistan national cricket team in ODIs (12) amassing runs (456) at a batting average (41.45) along with 3 centuries to his name.
Overall, Gurbaz has represented the Afghanistan national side in 44 matches combined having scored runs (1,284) with centuries (3) and fifties (5) in his international Cricketing career.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz was first bought by the Shpageeza Cricket League franchise Mis Ainak Knights in 2017. He spent only one season before being signed by Khulna Tiger ahead of the Bangladesh Premier League in 2019.
Furthermore, Rahmanullah Gurbaz has a couple of short stints with Barbados Tridents and Multan Sultans before finally being signed by Jaffna Kings of Lanka Premier League in 2021.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz finally got a major breakthrough as he was signed by Indian Premier League franchise, Gujarat Titans in 2022. He played an integral role in their first ever IPL trophy triumph in 2022.
Later on, Gurbaz was again signed by Jaffna Kings ahead of Lanka Premier League in 2022.
He again played in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2023 representing Kolkata Knight Riders franchise.
The 21 year old, played total matches (11) having scored runs (227) along with 2 fifties to his name and batting average of (20.64).
Rahmanullah Gurbaz family
Rahmanullah Gurbaz, a Afghanistan Cricketing sensation, credits to his father for all his success in his life. Gurbaz even said that his father was one of the most important pillars of his cricketing success as he always pushed and encouraged him to succeed. His mother, a homemaker was also always supportive towards his son’s dreams and always used to encourage Gurbaz in every possible way.
Who is Rahmanullah Gurbaz wife?
As of 2023, Afganistani cricketer, Rahmanullah Gurbaz wife is no one, he is not married yet.
Currently, Gurbaz is single and is focusing on building his respective career.
What is Rahmanullah Gurbaz Net Worth?
Cricketer, Rahmanullah Gurbaz has an estimated Net Worth of $1 – $5 million approximately.
He earns a hefty amount from his Cricketing career per annum. Recently, Gurbaz was bought by two-time IPL champions, Kolkata Knight Riders franchise in 2023 for a massive amount of 50 lakhs.
Some Interesting facts about Rahmanullah Gurbaz?
Here are some facts about Rahmanullah Gurbaz:
• Rahmanullah Gurbaz became the first ever Afgan player and 12th overall to smash a century in his ODI debut. He score his century against Ireland.
• Rahmanullah Gurbaz is actively available on social media platforms, He has 1.2 millions followers on his Instagram Account as of 2023.
• Rahmanullah Gurbaz represented Afganistan Under-19 and Under-23 teams. He was just 16 years old when he was included in the Afganistan Under-19 squad.