Zubayr Hamza

South Africa
Age
June 19, 1995 (26 years)
Role
Batsman
Birth Place
Cape Town, Cape Province
Batting Style
Right Handed
Nationality
South Africa
Bowling Style
Leg break

Zubayr Hamza is a 25-year-old batsman who has represented South Africa in international cricket. He bats right-handed and bowls right-arm leg-breaks.

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Team played

South Africa, South Africa A, South Western Districts, Western Province, Cape Cobras, Jo’burg Giants

Test Career

Zubayr Hamza has played 5 Tests and scored 181 runs at an average of 18.10. He played his first Test against Pakistan in Johannesburg in January 2019, a match in which the hosts batted first. Batting at number 5, Hamza scored 41 runs in 68 balls in a 92-minute stay at the wicket. He shared a 4th-wicket partnership of 75 with Theunis de Bruyn to help propel South Africa to a score of 262. In reply, Pakistan were bowled out for 185, handing South Africa a useful first-innings lead of 77. In their second knock, the hosts made 303 to set Pakistan a winning target of 381 before bowling them out for 273 to wrap up a 108-run victory. In a match against England at Centurion in December 2019, the hosts batted first. Batting at number 3, Hamza scored 39 in 72 balls. He shared a 3rd-wicket partnership of 39 with Faf du Plessis to help South Africa to a competitive score of 284. In reply, England were bowled out for 181. Armed with a handy first-innings lead, South Africa scored 272 in their second outing. Chasing a target of 376, England were all out for 268, handing South Africa a well-deserved 107-run win. Hamza achieved his highest Test score against India in Ranchi in October 2019. in that game, India batted first and piled up a score of 497/9 declared. In reply, South Africa were bowled out for 162. Batting at number 3, Hamza shared a 4th-wicket stand of 91 with T Bavuma. However, after Zubayr’s dismissal, the visitors collapsed to be all out for 162 and eventually lost by an innings and 202 runs.

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