Azhar Ali      

Full name Azhar Ali

Born February 19, 1985, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 34 years 96 days

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

Playing role Top-order batsman

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 73 139 8 5669 302* 43.27 13686 41.42 15 31 524 16 61 0
ODIs 53 53 3 1845 102 36.90 2478 74.45 3 12 168 14 8 0
First-class 182 318 26 11348 302* 38.86 35 49 138 0
List A 171 155 22 6278 132* 47.20 17 36 48 0
T20s 49 49 4 985 72 21.88 941 104.67 0 3 98 16 24 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 73 34 848 602 8 2/35 2/49 75.25 4.25 106.0 0 0 0
ODIs 53 14 258 260 4 2/26 2/26 65.00 6.04 64.5 0 0 0
First-class 182 3215 1979 47 4/34 42.10 3.69 68.4 2 0 0
List A 171 2514 2309 69 5/23 5/23 33.46 5.51 36.4 2 4 0
T20s 49 15 267 283 15 3/10 3/10 18.86 6.35 17.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v Pakistan at Lord's, Jul 13-16, 2010 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg, Jan 11-14, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v Pakistan at Belfast, May 30, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Pakistan at Dunedin, Jan 13, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Somerset v Warwickshire at Taunton, May 20-22, 2019 scorecard
List A debut 2000/01
Last List A Hampshire v Somerset at Lord's, May 25, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Abbottabad Rhinos v Islamabad Leopards at Karachi, Feb 24, 2006 scorecard
Last T20s Islamabad United v Lahore Qalandars at Dubai (DSC), Feb 17, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
45 Somerset v Hampshire Lord's 25 May 2019 LA
15, 0 Somerset v Warwickshire Taunton 20 May 2019 FC
60, 0/0 Somerset v Surrey Taunton 14 May 2019 FC
72, 1/32 Somerset v Notts Nottingham 12 May 2019 LA
29, 5/34 Somerset v Worcs Worcester 10 May 2019 LA
0/19, 2 Somerset v Surrey Taunton 7 May 2019 LA
21, 0/13 Somerset v Hampshire Taunton 5 May 2019 LA
1/38, 46 Somerset v Middlesex Radlett 1 May 2019 LA
43 Somerset v Gloucs Bristol 28 Apr 2019 LA
110 Somerset v Essex Taunton 26 Apr 2019 LA
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.

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Apr 26, 2019

Azhar Ali made his first one-day hundred for Somerset, Somerset v Essex, Royal London Cup, Taunton, April 26, 2019

Azhar Ali made his first one-day hundred for Somerset

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Dec 5, 2018

William Somerville dismisses Azhar Ali for his maiden Test wicket, Pakistan v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Abu Dhabi, 3rd day, December 5, 2018

William Somerville dismisses Azhar Ali for his maiden Test wicket

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Dec 5, 2018

Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq had a highly profitable union at the crease, Pakistan v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Abu Dhabi, 3rd day, December 5, 2018

Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq had a highly profitable union at the crease

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