Azhar Ali      

Full name Azhar Ali

Born February 19, 1985, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 35 years 102 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 78 147 8 5919 302* 42.58 14129 41.89 16 31 553 16 61 0
ODIs 53 53 3 1845 102 36.90 2478 74.45 3 12 168 14 8 0
First-class 199 346 28 12441 302* 39.12 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 78 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 199 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 Pakistan v Bangladesh at Rawalpindi, Feb 7-10, 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 Pakistan v Bangladesh at Rawalpindi, Feb 7-10, 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
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
11, 0/10, 1 Pakistanis v Australia A Perth 11 Nov 2019 FC
1, 90, 1/36 Central PNJB v Sindh Faisalabad 28 Oct 2019 FC
24, 0/14, 13 Central PNJB v Khyber Abbottabad 5 Oct 2019 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.

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Feb 8, 2020

Azhar Ali swivels and pulls, Pakistan v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Rawalpindi, 2nd day, February 8, 2020

Azhar Ali swivels and pulls

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Feb 8, 2020

Azhar Ali gets behind the line of the ball, Pakistan v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Rawalpindi, 2nd day, February 8, 2020

Azhar Ali gets behind the line of the ball

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Feb 7, 2020

All eyes on the big screen after a Pakistan review, Pakistan v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Rawalpindi, 1st day, World Test Championship, February 7, 2020

All eyes on the big screen after a Pakistan review

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