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Tanwir Afzal (born 12 June 1988) is a Hong Kong cricketer. He played for Hong Kong in the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 tournament.[1] He made his One Day International debut against Afghanistan in the 2014 ACC Premier League on 1 May 2014.[2]

Tanwir Afzal
Personal information
Full nameTanwir Afzal
Born (1988-06-12) 12 June 1988 (age 31)
Gujrat, Pakistan
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight arm fast-medium
RoleAll-rounder
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 26)1 May 2014 v Afghanistan
Last ODI18 September 2018 v India
T20I debut (cap 10)16 March 2014 v Nepal
Last T20I5 September 2016 v Ireland
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 18 21 4 32
Runs scored 280 219 215 459
Batting average 18.66 13.68 30.71 18.36
100s/50s 0/1 0/1 1/1 0/1
Top score 73 56 104 73
Balls bowled 804 426 712 1,529
Wickets 19 19 16 39
Bowling average 29.15 26.78 23.25 24.41
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 1
10 wickets in match n/a n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 3/20 2/8 4/63 5/17
Catches/stumpings 2/– 4/– 0/– 4/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 18 September 2018

In May 2015 he was named as the captain of the Hong Kong squad for the 2015 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier after James Atkinson resigned from the post.[3]

In August 2018, he was named in Hong Kong's squad for the 2018 Asia Cup Qualifier tournament.[4] Hong Kong won the qualifier tournament, and he was then named in Hong Kong's squad for the 2018 Asia Cup.[5]

In December 2018, he was named in Hong Kong's team for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup.[6] In April 2019, he was named in Hong Kong's squad for the 2019 ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament in Namibia.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tanwir Afzal". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 21 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Asian Cricket Council Premier League, 2014". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 26 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Afzal to lead Hong Kong in World T20 Qualifier". ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 28 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Hong Kong Squad for the ACC Asia Cup Qualifiers 2018 - 27th August - 8th September 2018". Hong Kong Cricket. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Anshuman Rath to lead Hong Kong into the 2018 Unimoni Asia Cup". Hong Kong Cricket. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  6. ^ "Aizaz Khan to replace injured Anshuman Rath as captain for Emerging Nations Cup!". Hong Kong Cricket. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  7. ^ "All to play for in last ever World Cricket League tournament". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 11 April 2019.

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