Douglas Hondo

Team Midlands cricket team Midlands cricket team
Role Bowler
Born Jul 7, 1979
Nationality Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
Team History
Midlands cricket team Midlands 2000 - present
Zimbabwe National Cricket Team Zimbabwe 2001 - 2005
Mashonaland cricket team Mashonaland 2001 - 2004

Douglas Hondo is a right handed batsman and right arm fast medium bowler who played for Zimbabwe Cricket team. He was also a member of Midlands and Mashonaland A teams.

Hondo debuted in Test cricket on 7th September 2001 at Harare against South Africa. In the 1st innings, he bowled 18 overs, none of which were maidens, conceded 87 runs and took 1 wicket. He remained unbeaten on 1 in 10 deliveries. In the 2nd innings, he was leg before wicket to Nel when he had scored 6 runs in 34 deliveries. He bowled 1 over which was a maiden, but he could not take a wicket. South Africa won this match by 9 wickets. Hondo debuted in One day International cricket on 3rd October 2001 at Harare against England. He faced 5 deliveries but remained not out on zero. He bowled 6 overs, none of which were maidens and conceded 35 runs without taking any wicket. England won this match by 5 wickets with 20 deliveries remaining.

Career Highlights

In Test cricket, Hondo participated in 9 matches in which he scored 83 runs with 19 as his highest score. His batting average was 9.22 and strike rate 24.55. He has hit 11 boundaries and has taken 5 catches. He has bowled 1486 deliveries in which he has conceded 774 runs while taking 21 wickets. His bowling average has been 36.85 and economy rate 3.12. Hondo has appeared in 56 One day Internationals in which he has scored 127 runs at a batting average of 7.47 and strike rate 51. He has hit 14 boundaries and has taken 15 catches. He has bowled 2381 deliveries and conceded 2171 runs while taking 61 wickets. His bowling average has been 35.59 and economy rate 5.47.

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