Azhar Ali is a Pakistani international cricketer and the current captain of Pakistan ODI team.He’s also the appointed Vice Captain of the Test side. He made his Test debut for Pakistan against Australia in the first Test at Lord’s in July 2010.
Born: February 19, 1985 (age 30), Lahore
Height: 1.80 m
Career start: 2010
Batting style: Right-handed
Current teams: Pakistan national cricket team (79 / Batsman), Lahore Eagles (Batsman)
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Following the exclusion of middle order stalwarts Younus Khan and Mohammad Yousuf from the Pakistani team in 2010, Ali was drafted into the lineup for the Test series against Australia and England in July 2010. He made his debut against Australia in July, along with Umar Amin; Azhar scored 17 runs in his debut innings before he was caught behind by Tim Paine. In the second innings, he scored 42 as Pakistan lost the match by 150 runs.
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In the second Test match against Australia, he scored 30 runs in the first innings, followed by his maiden half century in the second as Pakistan recorded their first Test victory over the Australians in fifteen years. He struggled in the first two Tests against England, copy a 32 ball duck during the second match as Pakistan were bundled out for 72.
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Following these tragic collapses Mohammad Yousuf was recalled to the team and Amin lost his place, but Azhar was given another opportunity and found his feet in the third Test, recording an unbeaten 92.