Pakistani international cricketer
Full name Azhar Ali
Date of birth 19 February 1981
His age 37 years, 10 month and few days
Birth place Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Eye color black
Hair color black
Weight in kg 59
Height in feet inches 5 feet and 9 inches
Height in cm and m 175 cm and 1.75 m
Batting style right handed
Bowling style right arm and leg break
Role opening batsman
Marital status married
Father name M Rafiq
Test debut (cap 199) 13 July 2010 with Australia
Last test 3 December 2018 with New Zealand
ODI debut (cap 185) 30 may 2011 with Ireland
National side Pakistan (2010 to present)
ODI shirt no. 79
Children 2 sons
Domestic team information
Azhar Ali has good and perfect domestic team information. During years 2011 to 2013 his team is Lahore Eagles. During 2014 to 2015 his team is Lahore lions and during years 2016 to 2017 his team is Lahore Calendars. During 2015 to present his team is Baluchistan. During 2018 to present his team is Somerset.
He play many match with many other teams of other countries. He always show good performance in fields of match. He was selected for first match then he play with other team. In this test series match he win 69 test series match and ODI 53 matches then FC 173 in matches. Asad run scored is in test is 5471 and ODI Run scored 1845 and fc run scored is 10984. His batting average is in test is 44.47 and ODI batting average is 36.90 and in FC batting average is 39.79. He got wickets 8 in test and 8 in ODI and 47 in FC. His bowling average is 74.00 in test and in ODI is 65.00 in bowling average and in FC bowling average is 41.89. He catches in test is 60 and 8 in ODI and 135 in FC.
In august 2018 he was one of 33 players to be awards a central contracts for the 2018 to 2019 in season by the Pakistan cricket boards. On 1st November 2018 he announced his retirement from one day international cricket. Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali was involved in a comical run out on the third day’s play of the Abu Dhabi Test against Australia. Ali and Asad Shafiq was good friends of each other. They were standing in the center of the pitch chatting because both batsmen thought Ali’s ball had crossed the boundary rope for a four problem was that it stopped a few inches short. Mitchell Starc collected the ball from the boundary and Tim Paine knocked over the stumps to complete the run out, all while Ali and Shafiq stood chatting. Azhar Ali is a Pakistani international cricketer. He is a good person and playing well in every field of match. Azhar Ali become one of few Pakistani player to make his test debut before playing on ODI when he got his chance against Australia at Lords in July 2010.
Record and achievements
Azhar Ali is the third quickest Pakistani batsman to score 1000 runs in 50 overs format after Fakhar Zaman and Babar Azam. He is 7th in the list of top 10 fastest batsman to reach 1000 ODI runs according to cricket. He is the first Pakistani cricketer to run more in match. He is also a top list of runs as a captain after 10 ODIs with 611 runs. He is a special person to make a top list to running and double hundreds in test series in Australia. Azhar Ali is the first visiting opener to make a double 100s at the Melbourne cricket ground. Azhar Ali is the first visiting opener to make a triple 100s at the Dubai international cricket stadium. He is also a first ever Centurion, double Centurion and triple Centuries in a day and night test match. He also be the first ODI captain for Pakistan to score a centuries in a runs. Ali has scored 15 test and 3 ODI centuries. 8 Pakistani and 4th quickest Pakistani batsman to reach 5000 test runs. In 2017 years he is a PCB outstanding players. He most runs in 2016 in test by a Pakistani batsman. 939 Azhar Ali aggregate as an opener in test in 2016 among Pakistan openers only Mohsin khan scored more in years.
Personal details of Azhar Ali
Azhar height is best for catch bowling in match. 1st match was playing on 13 July 2010 against Australia team and last test match has played 10 may 2017 against West Indian. One day international crickets has played 30 may 2011 against Irelands. Basically he is most important cricketers of Pakistani cricket teams.
Super league of Pakistan
He was selected captain of Lahore Calendars in the 2016 Pakistan super league. He scored 183 runs in 7 matches for Lahore Calendars. In September 2016 to Lahore Calendars announced that Brendon’s McCullum will replace him as the captain of side in 2017. Calendars retained him as players.
Azhar Ali often prayers daily and pray him with family. He is a nice man.
Azhar Ali married with Pakistani girl (Naila Azhar)
She is also a nice girls and respects to the elders and everyone. She was talking so politely from everyone.
There are many tour where Pakistan was going and playing well in any countries as following
Pakistan Tour of England
In august 2016 Pakistan toured England and Ireland for a full tour. Ali has a good test tour highlight of which was 139 against England in Birmingham in a losing effort. Zimbabwe tour of Pakistan. Zimbabwe tour to Pakistan, after a lapse of six years, proved fruitful for him as Pakistan under his captaincy won the three match ODI series 2–0. He scored his second ODI century in front of the home crowd in the second ODI.
Zimbabwe tour of Pakistan
Zimbabwe tour to Pakistan, after a lapse of six years, proved fruitful for him as Pakistan under his captaincy won the three match ODI series 2–0. He scored his second ODI century in front of the home crowd in the second ODI.
In November 2010 with South Africa series
Ali retained his place in the Test squad for the series against South Africa in November. He scored half centuries in both innings of the first Test, and helped Pakistan, chasing an improbable 451, avoid defeat with a crucial fourth-innings partnership with the returning Younus Khan. He top-scored with 90 in the first innings of the second Test, before producing another solid performance alongside captain Misbah-ul-Haq in the second innings, finishing unbeaten after facing 135 deliveries to secure another draw.
Tour of New Zealand
Following consistent performances against South Africa backed up with experience against England and Australia the selectors picked Ali for the two-match test series against New Zealand in January 2011, also young Pakistan batsman Asad Shafiq was given a place alongside Ali. In the first innings of the first match Ali only managed 18 and wasn’t required to bat in the following innings as Pakistan won by 10-wickets. During the second match of the series Ali registered his sixth half-century.
Tour of Sri Lanka
Ali was picked in the both ODI and Test squad for the Sri Lankan tour in 2012. He was impressive in the ODIs by scoring 96 in the 2nd ODI and 81 in the 4th ODI, and became the second Pakistani to carry his bat after Saeed Anwar. He finished the series as the leading run-scorer for Pakistan Ali made his 4th test hundred and finished on 157 in the 1st innings of the 2nd test at SSC. Ali continued his good form and made consecutive centuries as he scored 136 in the 2nd innings. His crucial innings enabled him make into the Top-10 of ICC Test Rankings for the first time, as he joined Graeme Smith on 753 points.
ICC Champions Trophy
Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman’s partnership of 118 runs in the match against England made it the highest in the Champions Trophy history for Pakistan, and the highest opening in an ODI since 2009. The duo then scored another impressive 128 runs in the final against India. Pakistan won the match by 180 runs, the highest margin of victory for any team in an ICC tournament final.
Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka
Pakistan’s quest for ICC Champions Trophy qualification received a significant boost against Sri Lanka. Pakistan cricket team won the series after nine years in Sri Lanka. His team had got last victory in 2006 in the leadership of Inzamam Ul aq. Ali scored most of the runs in this series, and became the Fastest Pakistani batsman to 1000 ODI runs, scoring them in only 21 innings. Ahmed Shehzad spoke at the end of the game praising Ali for allowing him to play his natural game. He said to the world people as following there “Azhar is in the shape of his life at any moment of life and he gives us good confidence to play our natural game, when you see him at the other end, it makes you bat positively”.