Amir Hamza Hotak
- Role : Bowler
- Bat : Right-hand bat
- Bowls : Slow left-arm orthodox
- DOB : August 15, 1991, Afghanistan
Amir Hamza, whose full name is Amir Hamza Hotak, is a veteran Afghanistan cricketer who has represented his country at the international level. He is one of the select few players to have been named in Afghanistan’s test squad, although, he was not selected in the starting XI and hence, is yet to represent his country in the longest format of the game. Amir Hamza first came into cricketing limelight when he was selected to be a part of Afghanistan’s squad for the 2010 U-19 world cup held in New Zealand. His best cricketing achievement came at the junior level when he played against Kenya in the ACC U-19 cup, where he claimed 3 wickets for a measly 19 runs.
Born in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, his roots are the same as Rashid Khan, the young prodigy who would later go on to displace him from the Afghanistan squad. He made his ODI debut against a full-fledged test nation, Pakistan, in 2012 at Sharjah. His involvement in the Afghanistan national setup has been limited and his role has primarily been relegated to being the backup spin bowler.
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