Bowling: Right-arm off spin
Birthplace: Kandahar, Afghanistan
High score: 11*
Best bowling figures:1-16
Date of Birth: 05/12/2000 (16 years old)
Sponsored by: Exeve
Cricket Derbyshire Academy in partnership with the University of Derby off-spin bowler Hamidullah Qadri has signed a two-year professional contract with Derbyshire.
The Academy spinner has been playing in the Derbyshire Premier League for Alvaston & Boulton, taking 223 wickets at an average of 20.41 in five seasons.
He has impressed with the Academy, making his Second XI debut this summer before going on to make his maiden appearance for the first team in the tour fixture versus South Africa A in May.
Development Coach, Mal Loye said: “Hamidullah has shown a lot of skill and ability during his time with the Academy.
“He has a real hunger to continue to learn and improve his game, and this has been rewarded with consistent performances with the Second XI and a call up to the first team.
“He has the potential and desire to become a genuine all-rounder and we look forward to watching him develop his game over the next few years.”