Hamza Hotak

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Hamza Hotak
Personal information
Full name Amir Hamza Hotak
Born (1991-08-15) 15 August 1991 (age 25)
Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Role Bowler
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 25) 10 February 2012 v Pakistan
Last ODI 25 December 2015 v Zimbabwe
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC LA T20
Matches 9 2 18 12
Runs scored 4 16 33 6
Batting average 2.00 5.33 5.50 3.00
100s/50s –/– –/– –/– –/–
Top score 3* 14 12 3*
Balls bowled 402 132 800 203
Wickets 8 25 8
Bowling average 29.50 19.32 30.00
5 wickets in innings 1
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 3/19 5/15 3/39
Catches/stumpings 1/– 1/– 3/– –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 3 March 2014

Amir Hamza Hotak (born 15 August 1991) is an Afghan cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman who bowls slow left-arm orthodox. He was born in Nangarhar Province.

Hotak was part of the Afghanistan Under-19 team which took part in the ICC Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand. He made one appearance, which came against Papua New Guinea Under-19s.[1] He later made his first-class debut for Afghanistan against Canada in the 2011-13 ICC Intercontinental Cup.[2] Hotak later made his One Day International debut in Afghanistan's first One Day International against a Full Member Test-playing nation, when they played Pakistan at Sharjah in February 2012. Batting at number ten, Hotak was dismissed for a six ball duck by Wahab Riaz in Afghanistan's innings of 195, while in Pakistan's innings he bowled four wicketless overs, conceding 22 runs. Pakistan won the encounter by 7 wickets.[3]

International Awards[edit]

One-Day International Cricket[edit]

Man of the Match awards[edit]

S No Opponent Venue Date Match performance Result
1 Zimbabwe Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 25 December 2015 2* (10 balls) ; 7.5-2-17-4  Afghanistan won by 49 runs.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Youth One-Day International Matches played by Hamza Hotak". CricketArchive. Retrieved 3 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "First-Class Matches Played by Hamza Hotak". CricketArchive. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Sundar, Nitin (10 February 2012). "Afridi sets up victory against spirited Afghanistan". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 10 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Afghanistan v Zimbabwe ODI Series - 1st ODI". 

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