Azhar Ali      

Full name Azhar Ali

Born February 19, 1985, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 29 years 247 days

Major teams Pakistan, Khan Research Laboratories, Lahore, Lahore Eagles, Lahore Lions, Pakistan A

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Azhar Ali
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 34 64 4 2305 157 38.41 5871 39.26 5 15 230 3 29 0
ODIs 14 14 3 452 96 41.09 697 64.84 0 4 39 1 2 0
First-class 111 190 17 6119 157 35.36 19 26 92 0
List A 99 84 19 3168 119 48.73 7 20 27 0
Twenty20 37 37 4 710 72 21.51 675 105.18 0 2 66 13 20 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 34 8 150 100 1 1/4 1/4 100.00 4.00 150.0 0 0 0
ODIs 14 3 48 41 0 - - - 5.12 - 0 0 0
First-class 111 1543 1006 28 4/34 35.92 3.91 55.1 1 0 0
List A 99 1548 1322 45 5/23 5/23 29.37 5.12 34.4 2 3 0
Twenty20 37 10 189 196 13 3/10 3/10 15.07 6.22 14.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v Pakistan at Lord's, Jul 13-16, 2010 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), Aug 14-18, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v Pakistan at Belfast, May 30, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI India v Pakistan at Kolkata, Jan 3, 2013 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Multan Tigers v Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited at Multan, Oct 12-15, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2000/01
Last List A Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited v Water and Power Development Authority at Faisalabad, Jan 27, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Abbottabad Rhinos v Islamabad Leopards at Karachi, Feb 24, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Lahore Lions v Peshawar Panthers at Karachi, Sep 28, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/21, 2, 8 Sui Gas v Tigers Multan 12 Oct 2014 FC
16, 0/18 Lahore Lions v P Panthers Karachi 28 Sep 2014 T20
35, 1/31 Lahore Lions v Tigers Karachi 27 Sep 2014 T20
1/25, 32* Lahore Lions v Falcons Karachi 26 Sep 2014 T20
46, 2/36 Lahore Lions v Stags Karachi 25 Sep 2014 T20
3, 3/10 Lahore Lions v DM Jamali Karachi 22 Sep 2014 T20
32, 10 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 14 Aug 2014 Test # 2136
30, 41 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Galle 6 Aug 2014 Test # 2133
12, 0, 1/12 Sui Gas v United Bank Multan 12 Mar 2014 FC
7 L Eagles v Wolves Rawalpindi 11 Feb 2014 T20
Profile

An opening batsman by trade, Azhar has worked his way steadily up Pakistan's domestic scene since 2006. That was the season he began opening regularly for Khan Research Laboratories, a move that fetched him two hundreds and two fifties in five matches, and he hasn't looked back. In four seasons since, he's been averaging 40-plus with 11 hundreds, commendable figures in a country where opening is a modern-day curse.

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Oct 22, 2014

Azhar Ali was dismissed for a patient 53, Pakistan v Australia, 1st Test, Dubai, 1st day, October 22, 2014

Azhar Ali was dismissed for a patient 53

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Oct 22, 2014

Azhar Ali and Younis Khan put on a century stand for the third wicket, Pakistan v Australia, 1st Test, Dubai, 1st day, October 22, 2014

Azhar Ali and Younis Khan put on a century stand for the third wicket

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Oct 22, 2014

Azhar Ali was cautious in his innings, Pakistan v Australia, 1st Test, Dubai, 1st day, October 22, 2014

Azhar Ali was cautious in his innings

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Results
Sui Gas v WAPDA at Karachi - Apr 19, 2013
Sui Gas won by 32 runs
National Bnk v WAPDA at Karachi - Apr 18, 2013
WAPDA won by 119 runs
Habib Bank v Sui Gas at Karachi - Apr 16, 2013
Sui Gas won by 8 wickets (with 157 balls remaining)
Habib Bank v United Bank at Karachi - Apr 13, 2013
Habib Bank won by 7 wickets (with 77 balls remaining)
Khan RL v Port Qasim A at Lahore - Apr 13, 2013
Khan RL won by 40 runs
National Bnk v Sui Gas at Lahore - Apr 13, 2013
Sui Gas won by 76 runs
PIA v State B of P at Karachi - Apr 13, 2013
PIA won by 8 wickets (with 52 balls remaining)
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