Ihsanullah Janat is a right-handed batsman from Afghanistan. Born on 28 December 1997 in Khost, Janat made his international debut in 2017 in an ODI against Zimbabwe. Janat is a younger brother of Nawroz Mangal, a former Afghanistan captain. He was also part of Afghanistan’s squad for the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in 2016.
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Janat, however, failed to make a mark in the Under-19 tournament because of the lack of opportunities. However, a year later, he came into the limelight in Afghanistan’s Intercontinental Cup match against the UAE. In the match, Ihsanullah Janat along with Rahmat Shah Zurmatai made a record partnership of 197 runs for the second wicket. Janat was also a part of Afghanistan’s under-23 team for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup.
In 13 first-class matches (21 innings), he has made 1040 runs at an average of 54.73 and a strike rate of 68.15. He has 3 100s and 5 50s to his name, including the highest score of 248. In 37 List A matches, he has made 900 runs at an average of 28.12 and a strike rate of 74.31. In List A cricket, he has made 9 50s, including the highest score of 80 runs (not out).
Talking about his international stats, in 3 Test matches (6 innings) he has made 110 runs at an average of 22.0. He has 1 50 to his name and his highest score is 65 runs. He has played 16 ODIs so far and made 307 runs at an average of 21.93 and a strike rate of 69.77. He has scored 3 50s, including the highest score of 57 runs.
Ihsanullah Janat made his Test debut in March 2019 against Ireland, while his last match was against the West Indies in November 2019. He played his last ODI was against Bangladesh in September 2018.