Amir Hamza

Afghanistan
Age
August 15, 1991 (30 years)
Role
Bowler
Birth Place
Nangarhar
Batting Style
Right Handed
Nationality
Afghanistan
Bowling Style
Slow left-arm orthodox

29-year-old Amir Hamza Hotak, born in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, is another cricketer who has been an indispensable part of the national team for a long time. He is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and has played 31 ODIs, 31 T20 Internationals and 1 Test for Afghanistan. Hotak has taken 40 wickets in ODIs with the best figures of 4/17. In T20 Internationals, Hotak has taken 29 wickets with his best figures of 3/39. In the only Test match played by Hotak, he took 6 wickets with a 5-wicket haul.

ICC Rankings

Test ODI T20I
Batting
-
-
-
Bowling
46
-
-

Team played

Afghanistan Under-19, Afghanistan, Band-e-Amir Region, Speen Ghar Region, Boost Defenders, Kabul Eagles, Speen Ghar Tigers, Kandahar Knights

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s
ODI
36
19
9
45
15
4.5
132
34.09
0
0
2
2
T20I
33
9
5
40
21
10
38
105.26
0
0
3
1
Test
3
4
2
72
34
36
178
40.45
0
0
9
1
IPL
0
0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI Econ Avg SR 4W 5W 10W
ODI
36
31
1552
1016
40
4/17
3.93
25.4
38.8
1
0
0
T20I
33
33
666
752
30
3/39
6.77
25.07
22.2
0
0
0
Test
3
4
347
165
12
6/75
2.85
13.75
28.92
2
2
0
IPL
0
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0

He made his ODI debut against Pakistan in the UAE in 2012. Afghanistan posted a total of 195 in their 50 overs that was chased quite easily by Pakistan with 7 wickets in hand. Amir Hamza bowled 4 overs for 22 runs and went wicketless. He made his T20 debut appearance against Scotland in Sharjah in 2013. Afghanistan scored 132/7 in their 20 overs. In reply, Scotland were restricted to 105/6. Amir Hamza went wicketless in his debut T20 game. His Test debut was against the Caribbeans held in Lucknow in 2019. Amir Hamza took 5 wickets for 74 runs in the first innings and took one wicket in the second innings. The West Indies won the match by 9 wickets. Nevertheless, playing against strong opposition is always considered a great chance for a Test cricketer to develop his skills.