Rahmanullah Gurbaz is a young and talented cricketer from Afghanistan who plays as a wicketkeeper-batsman in the national team. He was born on 20th January 2002 in Nangarhar, Afghanistan.
Gurbaz made his first-class debut for Mis Ainak Knights in the 2019-20 Ahmad Shah Abdali 4-day Tournament, where he scored a century in his second match. He was then selected for the Afghanistan U19 team for the 2020 U19 Cricket World Cup. Gurbaz made his T20I debut for Afghanistan against West Indies in November 2019, where he impressed everyone with his aggressive batting and excellent wicketkeeping skills.
Gurbaz enjoys playing video games, listening to music, and spending time with his family and friends in his leisure time.
As of 2021, Gurbaz’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. Most of his income comes from his professional cricket career, which includes contracts with various domestic and international teams, as well as endorsements.
- Gurbaz is known for his aggressive and explosive batting style, and he is often compared to former Indian opener Virender Sehwag.
- In just 14 T20I matches, Gurbaz has scored 413 runs at an average of 34.41 and a strike rate of 145.75.
- He holds the record for the highest individual score by an Afghan player in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), where he scored an unbeaten 81 off just 52 balls for the Khulna Tigers.
- Gurbaz was picked up by the Rajasthan Royals for the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) season, and he made his debut for the franchise in their opening match against the Punjab Kings.