Azhar Ali

Azhar Ali

Pakistani Right Handed Bat

Personal Information

Full Name Azhar Ali
Date of Birth February 19, 1985
Age 37 Years
Nationality Pakistani
Birth Place Lahore, Punjab
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Role Opening Batsman / Right hand bat & leg spin
Batting Style Right hand Bat
Bowling Style Legbreak
Debut July 13, 2010
Jersey No. 79
Family Father- Muhammad Rafiq

Most Recent Matches

Match R BF 4s 6s S/R O R W E/R
WOR vs YOR 4 & 8 8 & 8 1 & 1 0 & 0 50.00 & 100.00 0 0 0 0
WOR vs DUR 25 61 5 0 40.98 0 0 0 0
WOR vs GLA 3 & 39 19 & 91 0 & 4 0 & 0 15.78 & 42.85 0 0 0 0
HAM vs WOR 4 11 0 0 36.36 0 0 0 0
SUS vs WOR 74 76 11 0 97.37 0 0 0 0

Batting Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn R BF NO Avg S/R 100s 50s H 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 53 53 1845 2478 3 36.90 74.45 3 12 102 168 14 8 0
TESTs 97 180 7142 17033 11 42.26 41.93 19 35 302 694 22 66 0
T20s 49 49 985 941 4 21.88 104.67 0 3 72 98 16 24 0
LISTAs 181 166 6674 0 22 46.34 0 18 38 132 0 0 53 0
FIRSTCLASS 260 450 16290 0 35 39.25 0 48 69 302 0 0 159 0

Bowling Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn O R W Avg E/R Best 5w 10w
ODIs 53 14 43 260 4 65.00 6.04 2/26 0 0
TESTs 97 37 144.3 621 8 77.62 4.29 2/49 0 0
T20s 49 15 44.3 283 15 18.86 6.35 3/10 0 0
LISTAs 181 0 423 2332 69 33.79 5.51 5/23 4 0
FIRSTCLASS 260 0 613.4 2336 51 45.80 3.80 0 0 0

Azhar Ali News

Royal London One-Day Cup 2023: How did the international players fare in Hampshire vs Worcestershire Quarter-Final 2? Royal London One-Day Cup 2023: How did the international players fare in Hampshire vs Worcestershire Quarter-Final 2?
Royal London One-Day Cup 2023: How did the international players fare in Hampshire vs Worcestershire Quarter-Final 2?
"My house will get vandalised" - Azhar Ali on thoughts after dropping Virat Kohli in 2017 Champions Trophy final "My house will get vandalised" - Azhar Ali on thoughts after dropping Virat Kohli in 2017 Champions Trophy final
"My house will get vandalised" - Azhar Ali on thoughts after dropping Virat Kohli in 2017 Champions Trophy final
"At one point, I thought I would never play a Test at home" - Retiring Pakistan batter Azhar Ali "At one point, I thought I would never play a Test at home" - Retiring Pakistan batter Azhar Ali
"At one point, I thought I would never play a Test at home" - Retiring Pakistan batter Azhar Ali 
Azhar Ali's top 3 Test knocks for Pakistan Azhar Ali's top 3 Test knocks for Pakistan
Azhar Ali's top 3 Test knocks for Pakistan 
[WATCH] "When I was struggling, you helped me a lot" - Babar Azam's emotional message to Azhar Ali [WATCH] "When I was struggling, you helped me a lot" - Babar Azam's emotional message to Azhar Ali
[WATCH] "When I was struggling, you helped me a lot" - Babar Azam's emotional message to Azhar Ali 

Azhar Ali: A Brief Biography

Azhar Ali Biography


Azhar Ali is a right handed batsman of Pakistan team, born on 19 February, 1985 in Lahore, Punjab.


Background


Azhar was one of the few Pakistani batsmen who made his Test debut before making his ODI debut, against Australia in 2010.


Debut


Azhar made his Test debut against Australia at Lord’s in July 2010.


In just his second match, he scored 51 at Leeds helping Pakistan chase the target of 180 with 3 wickets down.


Rise to glory


Azhar’s score of 159 in one of the matches of the Test series against England in Birmingham in August 2016, led to him earning the reputation of one of the finest batsman of Australia.


This is one is talent began being given due importance.


Low points


Under his captainship, Pakistan won just 12 while lost 18 ODIs against Australia and after losing against them for 4-1, Azhar had to step down from the position of captain.


Club career


Azhar has played for Lahore Eagles in Faysal Bank T20 Cup 2012, Lahore Lions in President’s Cup, One Day Tournament 2013, Lahore Qalandars in Pakistan Super League 2016.


Captaincy


Azhar took up the captaincy after 2015 World Cup but under him Pakistan dropped to No. 9 position in ODI, and he quit the captaincy in February 2017 after losing the ODI series against Australia.


Records


In the third day of test against Sri Lanka, held at Abu Dhabi in 2017, Azhar Ali completed 5000 runs in Test cricket and by virtue of this became the eight Pakistan cricketer to score 5000 runs in a Test format.

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