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Azhar Ali
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Personal information
Full name Azhar Ali
Born 19 February 1985 (1985-02-19) (age 35)
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Nickname Ajju
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Leg spin
Role Opening Batsman
International information
National side Pakistan
Test debut (cap 199) 13 July 2010 v Australia
Last Test 6 October 2017 v Sri Lanka
ODI debut (cap 185) 30 May 2011 v Ireland
Last ODI 18 June 2017 v India
ODI shirt no. 79
Domestic team information
Years Team
2011–2013 Lahore Eagles
2014–2015 Lahore Lions
2016–2017 Lahore Qalandars
2015–present Baluchistan
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 62 49 150 146
Runs scored 5,129 1,771 9,761 5,200
Batting average 46.62 38.56 41.53 48.14
100s/50s 14/27 3/11 32/39 14/29
Top score 302* 102 302* 132*
Balls bowled 831 258 3,096 2,394
Wickets 8 4 46 62
Bowling average 73.62 65.00 42.19 34.85
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 3
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
Best bowling 2/49 2/26 4/34 5/23
Catches/stumpings 60/0 6/0 130/0 36/0
Source: Cricinfo, 14 June 2017

Azhar Ali (born 19 February 1985) is a Pakistani international cricketer and a former captain of Pakistan ODI team. Ali made his Test debut for Pakistan against Australia in the first Test at Lord's in July 2010. An agile right-hand batsman and a part-time leg-break bowler, Ali became the first ever Centurion, Double Centurion & Triple Centurion in a Day and Night Test Match, when he scored 302 against West Indies in October 2016.

Domestically, he has played for Khan Research Laboratories, Lahore, Lahore Eagles, Lahore Lions, Lahore Qalandars, Pakistan A and Huntly (Scotland) during his career. He was the captain of Lahore Qalandars in the first edition of the Pakistan Super League.

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