Hamid Hassan is an Afghan cricketer who was born on 1 June 1987 in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. He is a right-handed batsman and a right arm fast bowler. His primary role in his team is that of a bowler, but he can hit some big shots as well if the need arises.
Hamid Hassan made his One Day International debut against Scotland on 19 April 2009 at Benoni. In that match, he took 3 wickets in 8 overs and conceded only 33 runs. However, he did not score a run when he came to bat and remained unbeaten. The match resulted in the victory of Afghanistan by 89 runs.
Hamid Hassan made his T20 International debut against Ireland on 1 February 2010 in Colombo. He could take only 1 wicket for 14 runs in his 3 overs spell. He scored 2 runs with the bat as well but his team lost the match by 5 wickets.
Hamid Hassan has played 32 One Day Internationals and has taken 56 wickets till date with an average of 20.58 with 2 4-wicket hauls and 1 5-wicket haul in an innings. He has also scored 92 runs at a strike rate of 53.80 as a lower order batsman.
Hamid Hassan has also played 22 T20Is and taken 32 wickets at an average of 16.34 with 1 4-wicket haul in an innings. He has also scored 50 runs in 22 matches at a strike rate of 108.69, although his average is very poor.
First Class Career
Hamid Hassan has also played 13 First Class matches and taken 57 wickets at an average of 22.23 with 2 4-wicket hauls and 6 5-wicket hauls in an innings. He has also scored 58 runs in 13 matches with the bat.