Hazratullah Zazai

Hazratullah Zazai

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Afghan cricketer Hazratullah Zazai made his international debut in December 2016. In February 2019, Hazratullah Zazai broke through with an unbroken 162 runs off 62 balls against Ireland, becoming the greatest individual score by an Afghan batsman in a Twenty20 International.

Early Life

Hazratullah Zazai was born on March 23, 1998, in Paktia, Afghanistan, under the sign of Aries. The twenty-three-year-old is of Afghan descent.

Professional Life

Domestic Career

In the 2017 Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament, Zazai made his List A debut for Amo Region on August 10th. On October 20, 2017, he made his first-class debut for Band-e-Amir Region in the 2017–18 Ahmad Shah Abdali 4-day Tournament.

Zazai was called up to play for Kabul Zwanan in the inaugural Afghanistan Premier League tournament in September 2018. Likewise, in a match against Balkh Legends the following month, he hammered six sixes in one over, equaling the record for the fastest fifty in Twenty20 cricket (from twelve balls). He was Kabul Zwanan’s best run-scorer in the competition, with 322 runs in ten matches.

Dhaka Dynamites squad appointed him in October 2018 after selected for the 2018-19 Bangladesh Premier League. In November 2019, he play for the Rajshahi Royals in the 2019–20 Bangladesh Premier League. The Galle Gladiators selected Zazai for the inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League in October 2020.

International Career

Zazai made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut against the United Arab Emirates on December 16, 2016. On August 27, 2018, he made his One Day International (ODI) debut for Afghanistan against Ireland.

He hit the fastest T20I fifty by an Afghan cricketer in 22 balls against Ireland in August 2018. In addition, he hit 162 not out in his second T20I encounter against Ireland, which was his first century in a T20I competition and the second-highest score overall behind Aaron Finch’s 172.

Zazai was picked to Afghanistan’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in April. After that, ICC Men’s T20 World Cup chose him in 2021.

Hazratullah Zazai

Caption: Hazratullah Zazai captured during his game (Source: Instagram)

Net worth

Hazaratullah Zazal, who became a professional in 2016, has amassed a sizable fortune. According to sources, Afghanistan cricketers have very low Match Fees and Retainer Fees when compared to other teams. The Afghanistan Cricket Board compensates its players on a monthly basis, with amounts ranging from $400 to $700 each month. Moroever, Senior players and the captain make more than the rest of the team, with the squad earning around $105,000.

According to the 2020 report, Hazratullah Zazai was the highest-paid Afghan cricketer in the league, earning $40,000 in the Lanka Premier League this year. Zazai’s net worth is $0.8 million as of 2021.

Relationship Status

There is no information in the media concerning his personal life. Hazaratullah has kept his personal life under wraps. Moreover, he is thought to be single because there is no confirmation about his girlfriend.

Body Measurement and Social Media

Hazratullah Zazai has a height of 6 feet and weighs around 85kgs. He has beautiful black hair with a pair of light brown eyes. Besides this, his other body measures are chest 42 inches, waist 34 inches, and biceps 14 inches.

Similarly, he is active on social media including Twitter and Instagram. Moreover, he has gained more than 51k followers on Twitter under the username @zazai_3. He has even gained more than 47.2k followers on Instagram under the username @hazratullahzazai__3.