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Azhar Ali      

Full name Azhar Ali

Born February 19, 1985, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 30 years 360 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 45 84 5 3427 226 43.37 8453 40.54 9 20 316 8 48 0
ODIs 33 33 3 1249 102 41.63 1666 74.96 2 7 117 8 4 0
First-class 130 223 19 7830 226 38.38 25 33 116 0
List A 129 113 20 4633 132* 49.81 12 26 31 0
Twenty20 47 47 4 923 72 21.46 891 103.59 0 2 91 14 24 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 45 15 342 214 4 2/35 2/49 53.50 3.75 85.5 0 0 0
ODIs 33 12 234 213 4 2/26 2/26 53.25 5.46 58.5 0 0 0
First-class 130 2520 1512 40 4/34 37.80 3.60 63.0 2 0 0
List A 129 2202 1947 57 5/23 5/23 34.15 5.30 38.6 2 3 0
Twenty20 47 14 249 265 15 3/10 3/10 17.66 6.38 16.6 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v Pakistan at Lord's, Jul 13-16, 2010 scorecard
Last Test England v Pakistan at Sharjah, Nov 1-5, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v Pakistan at Belfast, May 30, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Pakistan at Auckland, Jan 31, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class United Bank Limited v Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited at Karachi, Jan 3-6, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 2000/01
Last List A New Zealand v Pakistan at Auckland, Jan 31, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Abbottabad Rhinos v Islamabad Leopards at Karachi, Feb 24, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Lahore Qalandars v Peshawar Zalmi at Sharjah, Feb 13, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
25 Qalandars v Zalmi Sharjah 13 Feb 2016 T20
27 Qalandars v Islamabad Un Sharjah 10 Feb 2016 T20
20 Qalandars v Quetta Glad Dubai (DSC) 8 Feb 2016 T20
31 Qalandars v Zalmi Dubai (DSC) 6 Feb 2016 T20
18, 0/12 Qalandars v Karachi Kngs Dubai (DSC) 5 Feb 2016 T20
3, 2/37 Pakistan v New Zealand Auckland 31 Jan 2016 ODI # 3730
0/22, 19 Pakistan v New Zealand Wellington 25 Jan 2016 ODI # 3728
132*, 1/47 Sui Northern v Lahore Blues Islamabad 10 Jan 2016 LA
1/7, 1, 0/25, 56 Sui Northern v United Bank Karachi 3 Jan 2016 FC
0/25, 44, 1/30, 54 Sui Northern v WAPDA Karachi 20 Dec 2015 FC
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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Jan 31, 2016

Azhar Ali celebrates with Ahmed Shehzad, New Zealand v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Auckland, January 31, 2016

Azhar Ali celebrates with Ahmed Shehzad

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Jan 31, 2016

Azhar Ali dismissed Kane Williamson and Martin Guptill, New Zealand v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Auckland, January 31, 2016

Azhar Ali dismissed Kane Williamson and Martin Guptill

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Jan 28, 2016

Mohammad Amir has a laugh with his team-mates, New Zealand v Pakistan, 2nd ODI, Napier, January 28, 2016

Mohammad Amir has a laugh with his team-mates

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Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Kenya at Sharjah - Oct 4, 2013
Afghanistan won by 7 wickets (with 175 balls remaining)
Afghanistan v Kenya at Sharjah - Oct 2, 2013
Afghanistan won by 8 wickets (with 193 balls remaining)
U.A.E. v Namibia at Sharjah - Sep 29, 2013
U.A.E. won by 135 runs
U.A.E. v Namibia at Sharjah - Sep 27, 2013
U.A.E. won by 158 runs
Ireland v Scotland at Belfast - Sep 8, 2013
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 102 balls remaining)
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