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Anwar Ali      

Full name Anwar Ali

Born November 25, 1987, Karachi, Sind

Current age 28 years 305 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 22 16 5 321 43* 29.18 367 87.46 0 0 29 7 4 0
T20Is 16 11 4 109 46 15.57 77 141.55 0 0 6 6 5 0
First-class 81 111 22 1845 100* 20.73 1 6 25 0
List A 98 72 22 1276 89 25.52 0 4 24 0
Twenty20 92 63 23 656 65 16.40 469 139.87 0 1 33 36 29 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 22 22 927 944 18 3/66 3/66 52.44 6.11 51.5 0 0 0
T20Is 16 15 265 367 10 2/27 2/27 36.70 8.30 26.5 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 98 98 4516 4041 115 4/37 4/37 35.13 5.36 39.2 2 0 0
Twenty20 92 91 1884 2472 86 4/32 4/32 28.74 7.87 21.9 1 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 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 Islamabad v Sindh at Faisalabad, Apr 23, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Karachi Zebras v Faisalabad Wolves at Karachi, Feb 26, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Peshawar v Karachi Whites at Multan, Sep 15, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
24, 0/31 Peshawar v Karachi W Multan 15 Sep 2016 T20
0/44, 6 Peshawar v Lahore W Multan 10 Sep 2016 T20
0/25, 9* Peshawar v Karachi B Multan 8 Sep 2016 T20
9, 0/13 Peshawar v Rawalpindi Multan 7 Sep 2016 T20
3/28 Peshawar v Lahore Blues Rawalpindi 2 Sep 2016 T20
3/23 Peshawar v FATA Rawalpindi 1 Sep 2016 T20
0/32 Peshawar v Islamabad Rawalpindi 29 Aug 2016 T20
1/34, 11* Peshawar v Karachi W Rawalpindi 26 Aug 2016 T20
18, 0/33 Sindh v Islamabad Faisalabad 23 Apr 2016 LA
2/39 Sindh v Balochistan Faisalabad 21 Apr 2016 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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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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Nov 26, 2015

Anwar Ali's 20 from 14 balls kept Pakistan in the game until the closing overs, Pakistan v England, first T20, Dubai, November 26, 2015

Anwar Ali's 20 from 14 balls kept Pakistan in the game until the closing overs

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Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Canada v Scotland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Scotland won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v U.S.A. at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Hong Kong won by 77 runs
Nepal v P.N.G. at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Bermuda won by 41 runs
Ireland v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Italy v Kenya at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Kenya won by 38 runs
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