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Azharullah      

Full name Mohammad Azharullah

Born December 25, 1983, Burewala, Punjab

Current age 33 years 299 days

Major teams Multan Region, Multan Tigers, Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire 2nd XI, Quetta Bears, Water and Power Development Authority

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Mohammad Azharullah
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 111 149 76 968 58* 13.26 0 1 24 0
List A 66 26 12 87 9 6.21 181 48.06 0 0 7 0 11 0
T20s Insights on t20 64 13 12 24 6* 24.00 35 68.57 0 0 2 0 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 111 18074 10325 362 7/74 28.52 3.42 49.9 10 17 2
List A 66 2903 2722 93 5/38 5/38 29.26 5.62 31.2 4 3 0
T20s Insights on t20 64 63 1254 1763 71 4/14 4/14 24.83 8.43 17.6 3 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Karachi Region Whites v Multan Region at Karachi, Dec 15-18, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class Glamorgan v Northamptonshire at Cardiff, Sep 12-15, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited v Water and Power Development Authority at Hyderabad (Sind), Apr 3, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Northamptonshire v South Africans at Northampton, May 21, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Lahore Eagles v Multan Tigers at Lahore, Apr 28, 2005 scorecard
Last T20s Northamptonshire v Durham at Northampton, Aug 18, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/44, 10*, 2/51 Northants v Glamorgan Cardiff 12 Sep 2017 FC
0, 2/25, 2/55 Northants v Sussex Northampton 5 Sep 2017 FC
5/63, 0, 3/73, 23 Northants v Notts Nottingham 28 Aug 2017 FC
1/39 Northants v Durham Northampton 18 Aug 2017 T20
2/41, 2* Northants v Yorkshire Leeds 17 Aug 2017 T20
1/38 Northants v Leics Northampton 11 Aug 2017 T20
2/36 Northants v Worcs Worcester 5 Aug 2017 T20
1/27 Northants v Lancashire Northampton 3 Aug 2017 T20
10, 3/52, 1/72 Northants v Leics Northampton 26 Jun 2017 FC
1/24 Nthants 2nd v Worcs 2nd XI Northampton 19 Jun 2017 Other T20
Profile

Mohammad Azharullah was extolled as one of the surprise stars of 2013 on England's professional circuit. A fast-medium bowler, hailing from Peshawar, he emerged from a lengthy grounding in league cricket to set the county scene alight. Azhar's wicket-taking knack was particularly notable in the Friends Life t20, where he finished as the competition's top wicket-taker by a distance, with 27 victims at an average of 12.6. A player few had heard of was voted at the end of the season as Northants' T20 Players' Player of the Year and he was also PCA national award. County professionals soon came to respect him as a tough competitor, especially bowling at the death.

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Aug 20, 2016

Azharullah took a return catch off Mark Stoneman, Durham v Northamptonshire, NatWest T20 Blast final, Edgbaston, August 20, 2016

Azharullah took a return catch off Mark Stoneman

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Aug 20, 2016

Azharullah celebrates after completing the final over, Nottinghamshire v Northamptonshire, NatWest T20 Blast, 1st semi-final, Edgbaston, August 20, 2016

Azharullah celebrates after completing the final over

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Apr 13, 2015

Muhammad Azharullah removed Gloucestershire's top three, Northamptonshire v Gloucestershire, County Championship Division Two, Wantage Road, 2nd day, April 13, 2015

Muhammad Azharullah removed Gloucestershire's top three

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