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Anwar Ali      

Full name Anwar Ali

Born November 25, 1987, Karachi, Sind

Current age 29 years 361 days

Major teams Pakistan, Karachi Blues, Karachi Dolphins, Karachi Harbour, Karachi Urban, Karachi Zebras, Pakistan A, Pakistan International Airlines, Pakistan Under-19s, Quetta Gladiators, Sind

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Anwar Ali
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs Insights on odi 22 16 5 321 43* 29.18 367 87.46 0 0 29 7 4 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 16 11 4 109 46 15.57 77 141.55 0 0 6 6 5 0
First-class 93 130 23 2212 100* 20.67 1 8 30 0
List A 115 87 26 1782 89 29.21 0 9 32 0
T20s Insights on t20 112 77 28 819 65 16.71 583 140.48 0 1 46 42 33 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs Insights on odi 22 22 927 944 18 3/66 3/66 52.44 6.11 51.5 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 16 15 265 367 10 2/27 2/27 36.70 8.30 26.5 0 0 0
First-class 93 161 16094 8705 318 8/16 13/85 27.37 3.24 50.6 11 18 4
List A 115 115 5279 4722 139 5/49 5/49 33.97 5.36 37.9 2 1 0
T20s Insights on t20 112 111 2278 3067 102 4/30 4/30 30.06 8.07 22.3 2 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Pakistan at Cape Town, Nov 24, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Pakistan at Wellington, Jan 25, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Pakistan v Zimbabwe at King City (NW), Oct 12, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I Bangladesh v Pakistan at Dhaka, Mar 2, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Karachi Harbour v Karachi Urban at Karachi, Jan 6-9, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Karachi Whites v Lahore Whites at Lahore, Nov 2-5, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Karachi Zebras v Faisalabad Wolves at Karachi, Mar 13, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Punjab (Pakistan) v Sindh at Rawalpindi, Apr 27, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Karachi Zebras v Faisalabad Wolves at Karachi, Feb 26, 2006 scorecard
Last T20s Karachi Whites v Islamabad at Rawalpindi, Nov 20, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
12, 1/27 Karachi W v Islamabad Rawalpindi 20 Nov 2017 T20
1/16, 41* Karachi W v Peshawar Rawalpindi 19 Nov 2017 T20
15, 4/30 Karachi W v Rawalpindi Rawalpindi 17 Nov 2017 T20
3, 2/32 Karachi W v Lahore W Rawalpindi 13 Nov 2017 T20
2*, 0/40 Karachi W v Faisalabad Rawalpindi 11 Nov 2017 T20
6/40, 0, 1/24 Karachi W v Lahore W Lahore 2 Nov 2017 FC
18, 1/17 Pakistan v South Africa Kowloon 29 Oct 2017 Other OD
18*, 0/22 Pakistan v Australia Kowloon 29 Oct 2017 Other OD
23, 0/26 Pakistan v M.C.C. Kowloon 29 Oct 2017 Other OD
1/19, 10* Pakistan v M.C.C. Kowloon 28 Oct 2017 Other OD
Profile

Hailing from a humble background, Anwar Ali once showed up at the National Cricket Academy nets with a pair of worn-out shoes. It was Aaqib Javed who took him under his wing and helped provide proper spikes and other cricket equipment to him. Anwar is a fast bowler out of the typical Pakistani mould, capable of swinging the ball, both old and new, at decent pace. He gave the world a brief glimpse of his talents with a destructive display in the 2006 Under-19 World Cup final against India, in Colombo, when his 5 for 35 spearheaded Pakistan's 38-run win. His early efforts in first-class cricket also brought some success and not only with the ball as an unbeaten century showed that he is more than able to contribute down the order. He was pushed a closer to a full international opportunity shortly after his 20th birthday (belated compared to some Pakistan players) when he was named in a training squad ahead of the one-day series against Zimbabwe early in 2008. An impressive tour of Zimbabwe and Kenya with the Academy team - he took 29 wickets at 16.31 - earned him a spot in Pakistan's squad for the four-nation Twenty20 tournament in Canada in October.
Andrew McGlashan

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Mar 14, 2016

Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz, Anwar Ali and Umar Akmal take a selfie, World T20, Kolkata, March 14, 2016

Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz, Anwar Ali and Umar Akmal take a selfie

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Nov 30, 2015

Anwar Ali and Sohail Tanvir scrambled the final bye, Pakistan v England, 3rd T20, Sharjah, November 30, 2015

Anwar Ali and Sohail Tanvir scrambled the final bye

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Nov 26, 2015

Rafatullah Mohmand made 16 from 20 balls on debut at the age of 39, Pakistan v England, first T20, Dubai, November 26, 2015

Rafatullah Mohmand made 16 from 20 balls on debut at the age of 39

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