Afghanistan cricket team and its all-rounder Mohammad Nabi completed 100 appearances in One Day International cricket when they took on the field against Ireland in the second ODI match at Belfast on Wednesday.
Afghanistan made their ODI debut in April 2009 against Scotland and in 2018 they became the 14th nation to appear in 100 or more ODI matches. In that ODI against Scotland, all-rounder Mohammad Nabi also made his debut and since then he has played all Afghanistan's ODI matches and thus became the first ever player to appear in each of a country's first 100 ODIs.
Teams who have played 100 or more ODI matches -
52 - Afghanistan has won 52 matches after playing 100 ODI matches - the fourth-most wins for a team after playing 100 ODI matches.
Most wins for a team after playing 100 ODI matches -
West Indies - 77
South Africa - 55
England - 54
AFGHANISTAN - 52
New Zealand - 46
Australia - 45
Ireland - 44
Pakistan - 42
India - 40
100 - Mohammad Nabi also played his 100th ODI match and he has played each of Afghanistan's first 100 ODI matches and became the first player to achieve this milestone.
Most consecutive appearances from a country's ODI debut -
Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan) - 100*
Steve Tikolo (Kenya) - 49
Dave Houghton (Zimbabwe) - 42
Kepler Wessels (South Africa) - 39
Irving Romaine (Bermuda) - 35