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Anwar Ali      

Full name Anwar Ali

Born November 25, 1987, Karachi, Sind

Current age 27 years 183 days

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

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 10 9 3 173 43* 28.83 211 81.99 0 0 18 2 1 0
T20Is 9 4 1 19 10* 6.33 25 76.00 0 0 1 0 3 0
First-class 81 111 22 1845 100* 20.73 1 6 25 0
List A 84 64 20 1110 89 25.22 0 4 21 0
Twenty20 57 37 14 384 65 16.69 287 133.79 0 1 18 19 20 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 10 10 430 423 6 2/24 2/24 70.50 5.90 71.6 0 0 0
T20Is 9 8 114 163 3 1/15 1/15 54.33 8.57 38.0 0 0 0
First-class 81 142 14206 7800 287 8/16 13/85 27.17 3.29 49.4 11 17 4
List A 84 84 3947 3448 101 4/37 4/37 34.13 5.24 39.0 2 0 0
Twenty20 57 56 1134 1440 54 4/32 4/32 26.66 7.61 21.0 1 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Pakistan at Cape Town, Nov 24, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Lahore, May 26, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Pakistan v Zimbabwe at King City (NW), Oct 12, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Lahore, May 24, 2015 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Karachi Harbour v Karachi Urban at Karachi, Jan 6-9, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Pakistan International Airlines v State Bank of Pakistan at Sialkot, Nov 28-Dec 1, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Karachi Zebras v Faisalabad Wolves at Karachi, Mar 13, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Lahore, May 26, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Karachi Zebras v Faisalabad Wolves at Karachi, Feb 26, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Lahore, May 24, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/81 Pakistan v Zimbabwe Lahore 26 May 2015 ODI # 3651
0/31, 2 Pakistan v Zimbabwe Lahore 24 May 2015 T20I # 418
0/18 Pakistan v Zimbabwe Lahore 22 May 2015 T20I # 417
0/31, 4 K Dolphins v S Stallions Faisalabad 17 May 2015 T20
2/47, 3* K Dolphins v Wolves Faisalabad 16 May 2015 T20
1/20 K Dolphins v Tigers Faisalabad 14 May 2015 T20
89, 0/42 Sindh Knight v Punj Badsha Karachi 9 Jan 2015 LA
0/53, 24 Sindh Knight v Balu Warrior Karachi 6 Jan 2015 LA
12, 1/68 Sindh Knight v Federal Unit Karachi 2 Jan 2015 LA
1/42, 67 Sindh Knight v Fighters Karachi 31 Dec 2014 LA
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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May 26, 2015

Anwar Ali celebrates a wicket with his team-mates, Pakistan v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Lahore, May 26, 2015

Anwar Ali celebrates a wicket with his team-mates

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Dec 4, 2014

Anwar Ali struck in the first over, Pakistan v New Zealand, 1st T20, Dubai, December 4, 2014

Anwar Ali struck in the first over

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Mar 7, 2014

Ahmed Shehzad and Anwar Ali play football on the eve of the Asia Cup final, Mirpur, March 7, 2014

Ahmed Shehzad and Anwar Ali play football on the eve of the Asia Cup final

© AFP

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd ODI: Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Lahore
May 29, 2015 (16:00 local | 11:00 GMT | 07:00 EDT | 06:00 CDT | 04:00 PDT)
3rd ODI: Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Lahore
May 31, 2015 (16:00 local | 11:00 GMT | 07:00 EDT | 06:00 CDT | 04:00 PDT)
TBA v Pakistanis at Colombo (CCC)
Jun 11-13, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
1st Test: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle
Jun 17-21, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
2nd Test: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (PSS)
Jun 25-29, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
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