Asia Cup: Mohammad Nabi became the first Afghan cricketer to achieve this feat
Even though Afghanistan's dream of reaching the Super Four of the Asia Cup 2023 has been shattered by the loss to Sri Lanka, but in this match, former captain of the team Mohammad Nabi has registered a big achievement in his name during the innings of 65 runs. During the match, he completed his 5000 runs in international cricket.
He has become the first Afghan player to achieve this feat. Mohammad Nabi, 38, scored 65 off 32 balls in the Asia Cup 2023 group stage match against Sri Lanka. In this innings he hit six fours and five sixes. Nabi now has 5,011 runs in 259 international matches at an average of 24.56 with a strike rate of 99.22.
He has also scored a century and 21 fifties in a total of 238 innings. His highest score is 116 runs. Afghanistan's second highest run scorer in international cricket is Mohammad Shahzad, who has 4,811 runs in 156 matches.