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Karim Janat

Karim Janat (born 11 August 1998) is an Afghan cricketer.[1] He made his first-class debut against the England Lions on 7 December 2016.[2] Prior to his first-class debut, he was part of Afghanistan's squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.[3]

Domestic and T20 franchise career

Along with Zahir Khan, he was the joint-leading wicket-taker in the 2017 Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament, with twelve dismissals.[4]

He was the leading wicket-taker for Kabul Region in the 2018 Ahmad Shah Abdali 4-day Tournament, with 30 dismissals in ten matches.[5]

In September 2018, he was named in Kandahar's squad in the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League tournament.[6]

International career

He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut for Afghanistan against the United Arab Emirates on 14 December 2016. He scored 25 runs in the match and took 3 wickets. This all-round performance gave him his first man of the match award.[7][8][9] He made his One Day International (ODI) debut for Afghanistan against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club on 24 February 2017.[10]

In December 2018, he was named in Afghanistan's under-23 team for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup.[11] On 16 November 2019, in the second match against the West Indies, he took his first five-wicket haul in T20I cricket.[12] He took five wickets for eleven runs from his four overs, and was named the player of the match.[13] In November 2019, he was named in Afghanistan's Test squad for the one-off match against the West Indies.[14]

References

  1. ^ "Karim Janat". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Afghanistan tour of United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan v England Lions at Abu Dhabi, Dec 7-10, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 December 2016.
  3. ^ "All 16 squads confirmed for ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
  4. ^ "2017 Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament: Most Wickets". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 19 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Alokozay Ahmad Shah Abdali 4-day Tournament, 2018, Kabul Region: Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Afghanistan Premier League 2018 – All you need to know from the player draft". CricTracker. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  7. ^ "Afghanistan tour of United Arab Emirates, 1st T20I: United Arab Emirates v Afghanistan at ICCA Dubai, Dec 14, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  8. ^ "All-round Afghanistan clinches 11-run win". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Najibullah, bowlers seal Afghanistan's 11-run win". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  10. ^ "Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 4th ODI: Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Harare, Feb 24, 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  11. ^ "Afghanistan Under-23s Squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  12. ^ "Afghanistan set up decider against West Indies after Karim Janat's five-for". Sky Sports. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  13. ^ "Karim Janat five-for levels series for Afghanistan". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  14. ^ "Hamza, Nijat in Afghanistan squad for West Indies Test". SportStar. Retrieved 25 November 2019.

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