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Azhar Ali


ABOUT

BornFebruary 19, 1985

Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)

NationalityPakistani

RoleOpening Batsman / Right hand bat & leg spin

MOST RECENT MATCHES

MATCH RUNS BF 4s 6s SR OVERS MO RC WKTS ECO EX
PAK vs ZIM 126 240 17 1 52.50 0 0 0 0 0 0
ZIM vs PAK 36 70 5 0 51.43 0 0 0 0 0 0
PAK vs SA 0 & 33 9 & 82 0 & 3 0 & 0 0.00 & 40.24 0 0 0 0 0 0
SA vs PAK 51 & 31 151 & 47 4 & 4 0 & 0 33.77 & 65.95 0 0 0 0 0 0
PAK vs NZ 93 & 37 172 & 98 12 & 6 0 & 0 54.06 & 37.75 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 74.45 3 12 102 168 14 8 0
TESTs 86 161 6453 15443 10 42.73 41.78 17 33 302 618 16 62 0
T20s 49 49 985 941 4 21.88 104.67 0 3 72 98 16 24 0
LISTAs 171 155 6278 0 22 47.20 17 36 132 0 0 48 0
FIRSTCLASS 211 369 13329 0 31 39.43 40 59 302 0 0 144 0
BOWLING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
ODIs 53 14 43 260 4 65.00 6.04 2/26 0 0
TESTs 86 36 142.3 611 8 76.37 4.28 2/49 0 0
T20s 49 15 44.3 283 15 18.86 6.35 3/10 0 0
LISTAs 171 0 419 2309 69 33.46 5.51 5/23 4 0
FIRSTCLASS 211 0 554 2067 48 43.06 3.73 0 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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