Najibullah Zadran is one of the 15 players who have been named in the Afghanistan squad to play the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales. Najibullah Zadran, who made his one-day international debut on 5-Jul-15, had played 54 ODI matches until the 2019 World Cup. In the 50 innings he batted in, he had scored a total of 1210 runs, having faced 1372 balls, at an average of 28.81 and a strike rate of 88.19. He was unbeaten in 8 of those innings. His highest score in an innings was 104*. He had 1 centuries and 8 half-centuries to his name. In the bowling department, Najibullah Zadran had bowled 30 balls and taken 0 wickets while conceding a total of 30 runs. He had an average of -- and an economy rate of 6.
Najibullah Zadran is a left-handed batsman and right-arm off break bowler for Afghanistan. He is widely recognised as one of the power hitting batsman in the Afghanistan National Cricket Team. Najibullah Zadran was bought by Chittagong Vikings franchise for the sixth edition of Bangladesh Premier League 2017.
Zadran represented Afghanistan Under-19s in the 2011 Under-19 World Cup Qualifier in Ireland. He made his Twenty20 debut for the Afghan Cheetahs in the Faysal Bank Twenty-20 Cup against Rawalpindi Rams. He made two further appearances in that competition against Faisalabad Wolves and Multan Tigers.
In September 2018, he was named in Kandahar's squad in the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League tournament. The following month, he was named in the squad for the Chittagong Vikings team, following the draft for the 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League.
In December 2018, he was named as the captain of Afghanistan's under-23 team for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup. In March 2019, in the third ODI against Ireland, he scored his first ODI century. In April 2019, he was named in Afghanistan's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup