Azhar Ali      

Full name Azhar Ali

Born February 19, 1985, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 34 years 28 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 177 310 26 11182 302* 39.37 35 48 136 0
List A 160 144 22 5827 132* 47.76 16 34 40 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 177 3203 1979 47 4/34 42.10 3.70 68.1 2 0 0
List A 160 2400 2173 62 5/23 5/23 35.04 5.43 38.7 2 3 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 South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg, Jan 11-14, 2019 scorecard
List A debut 2000/01
Last List A Rawalpindi v Peshawar at Peshawar, Feb 2, 2018 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
0, 15 Pakistan v South Africa Johannesburg 11 Jan 2019 Test # 2341
2, 6, 0/8 Pakistan v South Africa Cape Town 3 Jan 2019 Test # 2340
36, 0 Pakistan v South Africa Centurion 26 Dec 2018 Test # 2338
2/19, 100, 1/18 Pakistanis v CSA Inv XI Benoni 19 Dec 2018 Other
134, 0/2, 5 Pakistan v New Zealand Abu Dhabi 3 Dec 2018 Test # 2332
81 Pakistan v New Zealand Dubai (DSC) 24 Nov 2018 Test # 2330
22, 65 Pakistan v New Zealand Abu Dhabi 16 Nov 2018 Test # 2327
7, 72, 0/5 Sui Northern v WAPDA Karachi 7 Nov 2018 FC
15, 64 Pakistan v Australia Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2018 Test # 2322
18, 0/3, 4 Pakistan v Australia Dubai (DSC) 7 Oct 2018 Test # 2320
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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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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Dec 5, 2018

Azhar Ali raises his arms in celebration, Pakistan v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Abu Dhabi, 3rd day, December 5, 2018

Azhar Ali raises his arms in celebration

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