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Azhar Hossain

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Full Name  Azhar Hossain
Born  March 15, 1964 (1964-03-15) (age 50)
Birth Place  Dhaka
Batting style  Right-hand bat
Bowling style  Right-arm offbreak

Azhar Hossain (Cricketer)
Competition Tests ODIs
Matches - 7
Runs scored - 96
Batting average - 13.71
100s/50s - -/1
Top score - 54
Balls bowled - 263
Wickets - 4
Bowling average - 52.25
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - n/a
Best bowling - 1/20
Catches/stumpings -/- 2/-

Azhar Hossain (born March 15, 1964 in Dhaka) is a former Bangladeshi cricketer who played in 7 ODIs from 1988 to 1990. Though, in and out of the national squad, Azhar was still a very dominant figure in domestic cricket arena throughout the 80s. The highlight of his international career was his 54 against NZ at Sharjah in 1990. That is the first 50 scored by a Bangladeshi in ODI. Later on, in 1999, his nephew Mehrab Hossain became the first Bangladeshi to score a century in ODI (at Dhaka against Zimbabwe). An opening batsman, He also picked up 4 wickets in ODIs bowling gentle off-breaks.

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Azhar Hossain Wikipedia


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