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Azhar Ali      

Full name Azhar Ali

Born February 19, 1985, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 35 years 283 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 81 152 9 6129 302* 42.86 14660 41.80 17 31 580 16 61 0
ODIs 53 53 3 1845 102 36.90 2478 74.45 3 12 168 14 8 0
First-class 206 359 30 12954 302* 39.37 40 56 143 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 81 36 855 611 8 2/35 2/49 76.37 4.28 106.8 0 0 0
ODIs 53 14 258 260 4 2/26 2/26 65.00 6.04 64.5 0 0 0
First-class 206 3324 2067 48 4/34 43.06 3.73 69.2 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 Southampton, Aug 21-25, 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 Central Punjab (Pakistan) v Balochistan at Karachi, Nov 6-9, 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
63, 95* Central PNJB v Balochistan Karachi 6 Nov 2020 FC
8, 63, 0/8 Central PNJB v Northern Karachi 31 Oct 2020 FC
11, 29 Central PNJB v Sindh Karachi 25 Oct 2020 FC
141*, 31 Pakistan v England Southampton 21 Aug 2020 Test # 2393
20, 0/0 Pakistan v England Southampton 13 Aug 2020 Test # 2392
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
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 24, 2020

Azhar Ali smacks one into the legside, England v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Southampton, 4th day, August 24, 2020

Azhar Ali smacks one into the legside

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Aug 23, 2020

A bit of a tangle as Stuart Broad runs down in his follow through to try to run Azhar Ali out, England v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Southampton, 3rd day, August 23, 2020

A bit of a tangle as Stuart Broad runs down in his follow through to try to run Azhar Ali out

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Aug 23, 2020

An expectant slip cordon sees an edge coming with Anderson bowling, England v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Southampton, 4th day, August 24, 2020

An expectant slip cordon sees an edge coming with Anderson bowling

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