Azhar Ali

Azhar quits ODI captaincy

Azhar Ali stepped down as Pakistan one-day captain after a string of poor results and will be replaced by Sarfraz Ahmed, the head of Pakistan's cricket board told AFP.

May 5, 2017
May 5, 2017

Younis usurped by Azhar in ICC rankings

Pakistan legend Younis Khan has been usurped as his country's number one Test batsmen heading into his farewell Test, after Azhar Ali overtook him on the International Cricket Council's batting rankings.

February 9, 2017
February 9, 2017

Azhar quits ODI captaincy

Azhar Ali stepped down as Pakistan one-day captain after a string of poor results and will be replaced by Sarfraz Ahmed, the head of Pakistan's cricket board told AFP.

January 27, 2017
January 27, 2017

Pak captain Azhar handed ban for slow over-rate

Pakistan one-day international captain Azhar Ali has been suspended for one contest and fined 40 percent of his match fee for the team's slow over-rate in Thursday's game against Australia, cricket's world governing body (ICC) has said.

December 28, 2016
December 28, 2016

Azhar hits 205, Aus make solid start

Azhar Ali hit the highest score by a Pakistan batsman in Australia on Wednesday on the third day of the second Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

December 27, 2016
December 27, 2016

Azhar strikes ton

Opening batsman Azhar Ali completed a rousing century and combined with Asad Shafiq to defy Australia's bowlers for an entire session as Pakistan moved to 232 for four at lunch on day two of the second Test on Tuesday.

November 22, 2016
November 22, 2016

Pak captain Misbah banned due to slow over rate

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been banned for one Test and his team fined for their slow over rate during the first match against New Zealand in Christchurch.

October 15, 2016
October 15, 2016

Azhar hits a triple ton

Pakistan declared their first innings at 579-3 after opener Azhar Ali knocked his maiden triple hundred on day two of the first day-night Test against West Indies in Dubai on Friday.

August 25, 2016
August 25, 2016

Pakistan post fighting 260

Pakistan captain Azhar Ali leads from the front with 82 before England fight back to hold the tourists to 260 for six in the first one-day international at Southampton.

August 5, 2016
August 5, 2016

Azhar in dreamland as 'petulant' Anderson apologises

Azhar Ali says he had realised a "dream" in scoring his first Test century outside of Asia as England great James Anderson's frustration boils over at Edgbaston.

January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

Hafeez comes to Amir’s rescue

Seeing a section of the crowd at Wellington taunting Mohammad Amir during the 1st ODI between New Zealand and Pakistan with some currency notes, Mohammad Hafeez comes to the rescue of his teammate.