Hazratullah Zazai (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Net Worth, Wife, & More
Hazratullah Zazai is an Afghanistan cricketer who lives in Kabul, Afghanistan. He is a batsman who bats with left-hand. Zazai has played for Amo Region, Band-e-Amir Region, Galle Gladiators, Rajshahi Royals, Band-e-Dragons, Dhaka Dynamites and Peshawar Zalmi. He was also a part of Afghanistan Under-19 team in domestic matches and is currently playing in Afghanistan national cricket team.
|Real name||Hazratullah Zazai|
|Date of Birth||March 23, 1998|
|Age (as 2022)||24 years old|
|Birth Place||Paktia, Afghanistan|
|Siblings||Brother: Ibrahim Hasimi Zazai|
|Bowling Style||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Net worth||$3 million (Approx.)|
|Wife||Name Not Known|
Birth & Early Life
Hazratullah Zazai was born on March 23, 1998 at Paktia, Afghanistan.
|Education Qualification||Not Known|
Zazai started his career with making debut in International match for Afghanistan national cricket team. He made his T-20 international debut against United Arab Emirates on December 16, 2016. After that in 2017, he made his List A debut for Amo Region against Mis-Ainak in 2017 Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament on August 10, 2017. Later on, he also made his debut in First-Class for Band-e-Amir Region against Mis-Ainak in 2017-18 Ahmad Shah Abdali 4-day Tournaments on October 20, 2017. After two years, Zazai also made his debut One Day International (ODI) against Ireland on August 27, 2018.
In next month, he was selected for Kabul Zwanam’s squad in Afghanistan Premier League (APL) in September 2018. In that season, Zazai smashed 6 sixes in an over off left-arm spinner Abdullah Mazari of Balkh Legends and recorded fastest half-century in T-20 format in 12 balls on October 14, 2018. In that season, he was also a run-scorer for Kabul Zwanan with 322 runs in 10 matches in APL 2018 season.
In same month, Zazai was selected for Dhaka Dynamites team in 2018-19 Bangladesh Premier League. After that, he was selected for Afghanistan squad for T-20 match series against Ireland in January 2019. In second T-20I match, he scored 162 (not out) runs against Ireland with the help of 16 sixes and 11 fours on February 23, 2018, it was the highest score for Afghanistan batsman and second highest score after the Aaron Finch’s 172 runs.
Zazai was selected for Afghanistan squad for 2019 ICC Cricket World in April 2019. In that tournament, he scored 96 runs. In November 2019, Zazai was selected for Rajshahi Royals in 2019-20 Bangladesh Premier League. After in October 2020, he was selected for Galle Gladiators for the Lanka Premier League. Later on, he was selected for Afghanistan squad for 2021 ICC Men’s T-20 World Cup. In that tournament, he scored 92 runs. Now, 2022 Zazai is selected for 2022 ICC Men’s T-20 World Cup.
|International Debut||T-20: December 16, 2016 against United Arab Emirates |
ODI: August 27, 2018 against Ireland
|Domestic debut||List A: August 10, 2017 against Mis-Ainak |
First-Class: October 20, 2017 against Mis-Ainak
|Height||5 feet 9 inch|
Facts of Hazratullah Zazai
- Zazai was the first player to smash a century in Afghanistan Premier League (APL) in 2018.
- Zazai’s favorite cricketer his Chris Gayle.
- At teenager age, he has started his professional training in cricket.
- Zazai has made his T-20I debut in age 20 and scored two back to back half-century against Ireland. He scored his maiden T-20 International half-century on August 20, 2018.
- He made highest run partnership 236 runs for first wicket with Usaman Ghani on February 23, 2018 against Ireland.
- He has scored his maiden International century against Ireland on 23 February 2019 in T-20 format.