Hamza Ali

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Hamza Ali
Personal information
Full name Hamza Sultan Ali
Born (1995-08-05)5 August 1995
Bristol, England
Died 9 June 2016(2016-06-09) (aged 20)
Bristol, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
Domestic team information
Years Team
2015–2016 Rawalpindi Rams
2016 Hampshire
Only First-class 4 April 2016 Hampshire v Cardiff MCCU
List A debut 19 January 2015 Rawalpindi v National Bank
Last List A 22 January 2016 Rawalpindi v FATA
Career statistics
Competition FC LA
Matches 1 6
Runs scored 24
Batting average 6.00
100s/50s –/– 0/0
Top score 13
Balls bowled 102 260
Wickets 2 10
Bowling average 29.50 25.90
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling 2/47 3/39
Catches/stumpings 1/– 2/–
Source: CricketArchive, 9 June 2016

Hamza Sultan Ali,[1][2] also known as Hamza Shabbir[3] (8 August 1995 – 9 June 2016) was an English cricketer.

He played for Hampshire, MCC Young Cricketers and Rawalpindi Rams. He played with his right-arm. He was a fast-medium bowler. He also batted right handed. Ali attended City Academy Bristol and Filton Sixth Form College.[4]

Ali died after drowning at the River Avon, Bristol on 9 June 2016, aged 20.[3][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Hamza Sultan Ali". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  2. Cook, Tristan (9 June 2016). "Bristol's most promising cricketer Hamza Shabbir dies in River Avon tragedy". Bristol Post. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Hamza Ali: Tributes to Hampshire cricketer after death at age of 20". The Evening Standard. 9 June 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  4. "Hamza Ali". CricketArchive. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  5. "Hamza Ali: Tributes after fast bowler dies, aged 20". BBC Sport. 9 June 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2016.