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Azhar Ali


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BATTING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
ODIs 53 53 1845 2478 3 36.90 74.46 3 12 102 168 14 8 0
TESTs 73 139 5669 13686 8 43.27 41.42 15 31 302 525 16 61 0
BOWLING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
ODIs 53 14 43 260 4 65.00 6.05 26/2 0 0
TESTs 73 34 141 602 8 75.25 4.26 35/2 0 0
ABOUT

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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