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Azhar Ali      

Full name Azhar Ali

Born February 19, 1985, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 35 years 176 days

Major teams Pakistan, Baluchistan, Baluchistan Warriors, Central Punjab (Pakistan), Imtiaz Ahmed's XI, Khan Research Laboratories, Lahore, Lahore Blues, Lahore Eagles, Lahore Eagles, Lahore Lions, Lahore Qalandars, Lahore Region Whites, Pakistan A, Pakistan Cricket Academy, Pakistan Cricket Board Blues, Pakistan Cricket Board Patron's XI, Pakistan Greens, Pakistan Under-15s, Pakistan Under-19s, Punjab, Punjab Badshahs, Punjab Stallions, Rawalpindi, Somerset, Somerset 2nd XI, Sui Gas Corporation of Pakistan, The Rest

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 79 149 8 5937 302* 42.10 14189 41.84 16 31 556 16 61 0
ODIs 53 53 3 1845 102 36.90 2478 74.45 3 12 168 14 8 0
First-class 201 350 28 12493 302* 38.79 39 53 142 0
List A 171 155 22 6278 132* 47.20 17 36 48 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 79 35 854 611 8 2/35 2/49 76.37 4.29 106.7 0 0 0
ODIs 53 14 258 260 4 2/26 2/26 65.00 6.04 64.5 0 0 0
First-class 201 3317 2059 48 4/34 42.89 3.72 69.1 2 0 0
List A 171 2514 2309 69 5/23 5/23 33.46 5.51 36.4 2 4 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 England v Pakistan at Manchester, Aug 5-8, 2020 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 England v Pakistan at Manchester, Aug 5-8, 2020 scorecard
List A debut 2000/01
Last List A Hampshire v Somerset at Lord's, May 25, 2019 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, 18 Pakistan v England Manchester 5 Aug 2020 Test # 2391
6, 28 Team Green v Team White Derby 24 Jul 2020 FC
31, 120 Team Green v Team White Derby 17 Jul 2020 Other
34 Pakistan v Bangladesh Rawalpindi 7 Feb 2020 Test # 2384
119 Central PNJB v Northern Karachi 27 Dec 2019 FC
0, 118 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Karachi 19 Dec 2019 Test # 2375
36 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Rawalpindi 11 Dec 2019 Test # 2373
0/9, 9, 9 Pakistan v Australia Adelaide 29 Nov 2019 Test # 2372
39, 5 Pakistan v Australia Brisbane 21 Nov 2019 Test # 2368
- Pakistanis v CA XI Perth 15 Nov 2019 Other
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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Aug 13, 2020

Azhar Ali trudges off, England v Pakistan, Ageas Bowl, 2nd Test, 1st day, August 13, 2020

Azhar Ali trudges off

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Aug 13, 2020

Azhar Ali mulls the situation at the drinks break, England v Pakistan, Ageas Bowl, 2nd Test, 1st day, August 13, 2020

Azhar Ali mulls the situation at the drinks break

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Aug 13, 2020

Azhar Ali and Joe Root bump elbows at the toss, England v Pakistan, Ageas Bowl, 2nd Test, 1st day, August 13, 2020

Azhar Ali and Joe Root bump elbows at the toss

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