Naveen, a promising Afghan cricketer, made his mark in various T20 leagues globally, showcasing his skills as a right-arm fast bowler.
Naveen, a promising Afghan cricketer, made his mark in various T20 leagues globally, showcasing his skills as a right-arm fast bowler. His journey includes stints with teams like Kabul Region, Nangarhar, Sylhet Thunder, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Kandy Tuskers, and Leicestershire Foxes. Notably, in the 2022 T20 Blast, he achieved a milestone with his first five-wicket haul against Worcestershire Rapids. His international career commenced with an ODI debut against Bangladesh in 2016, following his participation in the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. Naveen's T20 debut for Afghanistan came in 2017, and he later captained the team in the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. With appearances in prestigious tournaments like the 2019 ICC Men's T20 World Cup, Naveen continues to be a valuable asset for Afghan cricket. His recent venture includes joining the Lucknow Super Giants in the 2023 Indian Premier League auction.