- Role : Bowler
- Bat : Right-hand bat
- Bowls : Right-arm fast
- DOB : June 1, 1987, Nengrakar, Afghanistan
Hamid Hassan was born in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, but spent most of his childhood in a refugee camp in Peshawar, Pakistan. Without any history of cricket in his family, he did not take up cricket as a sport until he had finished his high school. However, as soon as he started playing cricket, it was clear that the well-built bowler was destined to be a great, at least in the Afghan cricketing circles. He did fulfil his promise when he became the first Afghan ever to play at Lords, England when he was selected to be a part of MCC’s team in a match against a European opponent.
Hassan made his ODI debut in 2009 in South Africa against Scotland in the 2010 ICC World Cup qualifiers. Although wicketless in his first match, he was still retained in the team and has duly been rewarded the faith of selectors. However, his career has been cut short by a string of injuries starting with a knee injury in 2012 that kept him out for almost two years. He last played an international match in 2016, and by the looks of it, his international career is as good as over.
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