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Aftab Alam (born 30 November 1992) is an Afghan international cricketer. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut for the Afghanistan national cricket team in early 2010.[1] He made his first-class debut for Mis Ainak Region in the 2017–18 Ahmad Shah Abdali 4-day Tournament on 13 November 2017.[2]

Aftab Alam
Personal information
Full nameAftab Alam
Born (1992-11-30) 30 November 1992 (age 26)
Nangarhar, Afghanistan
BowlingRight-arm medium-fast
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 17)16 February 2010 v Canada
Last ODI8 March 2019 v Ireland
T20I debut (cap 20)24 March 2012 v Ireland
Last T20I22 August 2018 v Ireland
Domestic team information
2017Speen Ghar Tigers
Career statistics
Competition ODI
Matches 8
Runs scored 10
Batting average 5.00
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 6*
Balls bowled 356
Wickets 11
Bowling average 27.27
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 3/48
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 8 March 2018

In July 2018, he was the leading wicket-taker for Speen Ghar Region in the 2018 Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament, with ten dismissals in four matches.[3]

In September 2018, he was named in Balkh's squad in the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League tournament.[4] In April 2019, he was named in Afghanistan's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.[5][6]


  1. ^ "Player Profile: Aftab Alam". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2010-09-14.
  2. ^ "10th Match, Alokozay Ahmad Shah Abdali 4-day Tournament at Amanullah, Nov 13-16 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament, 2018 - Speen Ghar Region: Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Afghanistan Premier League 2018 – All you need to know from the player draft". CricTracker. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Hamid Hassan picked in Afghanistan's World Cup squad; Naib to captain". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Asghar Afghan included in Gulbadin Naib-led World Cup squad". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 22 April 2019.

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