Hazratullah Zazai

by John Max 03 Dec,2021
Hazratullah Zazai
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Hazratullah Zazai
  • Birth Place Paktia, Afghanistan
  • Famous Name Hazratullah Zazai
  • Net Worth $0.8 Million
  • Nationality Afghan
  • Profession Cricketer

Hazratullah Zazai is an Afghan cricketer who made his international debut in December 2016. He got his breakthrough after he scored the highest individual score by an Afghan batsman in a Twenty20 International, with an unbeaten 162 runs off 62 balls against Ireland in February 2019. 

Paktia, Afghanistan native, Hazratullah Zazai was born on 23rd March 1998, under the star sign Aries. The twenty-three years old holds an Afghan nationality. 

Cricket Career

Domestic

On 10th August 2017, Zazai made his List A debut for Amo Region in the 2017 Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament.

On 20th October 2017, he made his first-class debut in the 2017–18 Ahmad Shah Abdali 4-day Tournament for Band-e-Amir Region. 

In September 2018, Zazai was called to play in Kabul Zwanan's squad in the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League tournament. The following month, he hit six sixes in one over in the match against Balkh Legends, equalling the record for the fastest fifty in Twenty20 cricket, from twelve balls. With 322 runs in ten matches, he was the leading run-scorer for Kabul Zwanan in the tournament. 

After being the draft for the 2018-19 Bangladesh Premier League, Zazai was named in the squad for the Dhaka Dynamites team in October 2018. 

Further, he was named to play for the Rajshahi Royals in the 2019–20 Bangladesh Premier League In November 2019. In October 2020, Zazai was selected by the Galle Gladiators for the inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League.

International

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

In August 2018, he scored the fastest T20I fifty by an Afghan cricketer, in 22 balls against Ireland. Further, in his second T20I match against Ireland, he scored 162 not out, which is his first century in a T20I match and the second-highest score overall, behind Aaron Finch's 172.

In April 2019, Zazai was named to play for the 2019 Cricket World Cup by Afghanistan's side. Next, he was named for the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup. 

How Much Is Hazaratullah Zazai's net Worth In 2021?

Turned professional in 2016, Hazaratullah Zazal has earned a decent sum of money. 

Sources say, Afghanistan Cricketer has a Match Fees, and Retainer Fees very low comparing other teams. Afghanistan Cricket Board pays its players on a monthly basis which ranges from $400 to $700. Further senior players and the Captain have more than other players and the squad earns about $105,000.

As per the 2020 report, Hazratullah Zazai was the most paid Afghan cricketer in the league as he is set to get a $40,000 salary in this year’s Lanka Premier League. 

As of 2021, Zazai's net worth is $0.8 million. 

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Is Hazaratullah Zazai Dating?

There is no information about his personal life in the media. Hazaratullah has maintained his personal life low-key. Since there is no confirmation about his girlfriend, Zazai is believed to be single.

He is active on Instagram with 39.4k followers. 

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