IND vs AFG: 5 Afghanistan Batsmen With Most Runs vs India In T20Is

Published - 02 Jan 2024, 03:57 PM | Updated - 02 Jan 2024, 04:01 PM

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Afghanistan team (Image Credit: Twitter)

Afghanistan will aim for their first-ever victory against India in T20Is during the forthcoming Afghanistan tour of India 2024. IND vs AFG T20I series will witness three games. The 1st IND vs AFG T20I will be played on January 11. The next two games will take place on January 14 and 17.

Afghanistan recently gave a marvelous performance in the ODI World Cup in October-November 2023. Led by Hashmatullah Shahidi in the tournament, Afghanistan acquired victories against big teams like Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and England.

Now, the Afghan side will eye a victory against Team India, who is another giant in international cricket. However, it will be a tough challenge for Afghanistan as they have always lost against India in T20Is. Both teams have locked shoulders in 4 matches in the past.

However, despite the defeats, some Afghanistan batsmen have showcased stupendous form in IND vs AFG encounters. Here we talk about 5 Afghanistan batsmen with the most runs against India in IND vs AFG T20Is. Notably, we will only discuss active players of the Afghanistan team in the below list.

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5. Shahidullah- 49 Runs

Shahidullah, Afghanistan player
Shahidullah (Credits: Twitter)

Shahidullah takes the 5th spot on this list with 49 runs in India vs Afghanistan clashes in T20Is. Shahidullah has only played 1 T20I match against India which was the Asian Games 2023 clash. The IND vs AFG match was washed out due to rain and ended with no result. However, left-handed batsman Shahidullah slammed an unbeaten 49 runs in the 1st innings.

4. Gulbadin Naib- 50 Runs

Gulbadin Naib
Gulbadin Naib (Credits: Twitter)

Gulbadin Naib has hit 50 runs in IND vs AFG T20I clashes and gets 4th place among Afghanistan batsmen with the most runs against India. The right-handed batsman has hit 50 runs across 3 matches with a top knock of an unbeaten 27 in one match. However, the batting all-rounder holds a poor strike rate of 86.20 vs India.

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3. Noor Ali Zadran- 51 Runs

Noor Ali Zadran
Noor Ali Zadran (Credits: Twitter)

Noor Ali Zadran clinches the 3rd place on this list with 51 runs against India in 2 T20I encounters. The right-handed batsman scored 50 runs in one match but got out for 1 run in the other. He has an overall strike rate of 98.07 vs India in T20Is. The opening batsman also played for Afghanistan during IND vs AFG first-ever clash in 2010.

2. Ibrahim Zadran- 64 Runs

Ibrahim Zadran
Ibrahim Zadran (Image Credit: Getty)

Ibrahim Zadran has only faced India in one T20I game. However, he slammed an unbeaten 64 runs in that match. Hence, he bags the 2nd spot on this list. The right-handed batsman faced India during the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 clash, where he scored an unbeaten 64 runs off 59 deliveries at a 108+ strike rate.

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1. Mohammad Nabi- 73 Runs

Mohammad Nabi, IND vs AFG
Mohammad Nabi (Image Credits: Twitter)

Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi steals the top spot when it comes to Afghanistan batsmen with the most runs against India in T20Is. The right-handed batter has hit 73 runs across 4 games against India.

Hence, Nabi has played against India in all 4 T20I games except the Asian Games 2023 encounter. Mohammad Nabi’s top knock against India stands at 35. He also got out for a duck in one game.


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