Azhar Ali

Pakistan announce squad for New Zealand ODIs

Pakistan announce squad for New Zealand ODIs

Pakistan have recalled experienced opener Azhar Ali for their one-day international series in New Zealand next month but left batsman Ahmed Shehzad and allrounder Imad Wasim out of the squad.

Dec 23, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
SL vs PAK, 1st Test: Wily Rangana Herath spins Sri Lanka to fighting victory over Pakistan

SL vs PAK, 1st Test: Wily Rangana Herath spins Sri Lanka to fighting victory over Pakistan

The veteran left-arm spinner took 6-43 -- 11-136 in the match -- to scupper Pakistan, set a modest 136-run target, for just 114 on a weary fifth day Sheikh Zayed Stadium pitch.

Oct 02, 2017, 18:49 PM IST
PAK vs SL: Azhar Ali rescues Pakistan in Abu Dhabi Test against Sri Lanka

PAK vs SL: Azhar Ali rescues Pakistan in Abu Dhabi Test against Sri Lanka

The one-drop batsman was unbeaten on 74 but saw Babar Azam fell for 28 in the last over of the day as Pakistan finished on 266-4 on a Sheikh Zayed Stadium pitch which has started to assist spinners.

Sep 30, 2017, 23:56 PM IST
Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah named in Pakistan squad for Tests versus Sri Lanka

Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah named in Pakistan squad for Tests versus Sri Lanka

Three big names have been included in the squad. Wahab Riaz, Azhar Ali and Yasir Shah find a place in the team.

Sep 23, 2017, 19:06 PM IST
Champions Trophy Semi-final 1, ENG vs PAK: Pakistan stun hosts England to seal a spot in final

Champions Trophy Semi-final 1, ENG vs PAK: Pakistan stun hosts England to seal a spot in final

The star with the ball was once again pacer Hasan Ali, who Ended up with a three wicket-haul for the third time in as many games.

Jun 14, 2017, 22:00 PM IST
WATCH: In attempt to be cheeky, Pakistan's Azhar Ali hands Imran Tahir an easy catch at third man

WATCH: In attempt to be cheeky, Pakistan's Azhar Ali hands Imran Tahir an easy catch at third man

By bagging two wickets in the same over, Morkel got his side back in the game in attempt to defend the moderate total.

Jun 07, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
ICC Champions Trophy: Azhar Ali says match against arch-rivals India 'just another game' for Pakistan

ICC Champions Trophy: Azhar Ali says match against arch-rivals India 'just another game' for Pakistan

A former captain of the Pakistan ODI side, Azhar`s tally of 1,605 runs in 45 matches at an average of over 38 would once have been respectable enough.

Jun 01, 2017, 15:27 PM IST

Azhar Ali

Batsman

May 25, 2017, 18:33 PM IST
WI vs PAK, 3rd Test, Day 2: Azhar Ali nets ton, but West Indies bundle Pakistan for 376

WI vs PAK, 3rd Test, Day 2: Azhar Ali nets ton, but West Indies bundle Pakistan for 376

West Indies were 14 for no wicket at stumps in reply after Kraigg Brathwaite and Kieran Powell negotiated 11 overs in the deciding test of the series, which is tied at 1-1.

May 12, 2017, 08:45 AM IST
3rd Test, WI vs PAK: Azhar Ali, Babar Azam put Pakistan in driver's seat on Day 1

3rd Test, WI vs PAK: Azhar Ali, Babar Azam put Pakistan in driver's seat on Day 1

Younis Khan, who together with captain Misbah ul Haq is playing his farewell Test, will resume in partnership with Ali on the second morning, weather permitting.

May 11, 2017, 09:01 AM IST
2nd Test, Day 4: Pakistan in strong position after Azhar Ali's ton, Misbah once again misses century by one run

2nd Test, Day 4: Pakistan in strong position after Azhar Ali's ton, Misbah once again misses century by one run

Despite the personal disappointment, his team ended day three in a strong position after opener Azhar Ali scored his 13th test century.

May 03, 2017, 09:18 AM IST
2nd Test, WI vs Pak: Azhar Ali's unbeaten 81 puts Pakistan in respectable position despite losing late wickets on Day 3

2nd Test, WI vs Pak: Azhar Ali's unbeaten 81 puts Pakistan in respectable position despite losing late wickets on Day 3

West Indies' hopes of pushing towards a total closer to the 400-run mark were dashed within the first nine deliveries of the morning as their first-day heroes, Chase and Jason Holder, were dismissed without any addition to the overnight total of 286 for six.

May 02, 2017, 09:43 AM IST
ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan drop Kamran Akmal; recall Umar Akmal, Azhar Ali in 15-man squad

ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan drop Kamran Akmal; recall Umar Akmal, Azhar Ali in 15-man squad

35-year-old Kamran was part of Pakistan`s squad which won a three-match one-day series 2-1 in the West Indies earlier this month but managed scores of 47, 21 and nought.

Apr 25, 2017, 21:02 PM IST
West Indies vs Pakistan: PCB recalls Ahmed Shahzad, Kamran Akmal in limited-overs squads

West Indies vs Pakistan: PCB recalls Ahmed Shahzad, Kamran Akmal in limited-overs squads

Giant fast-bowler Mohammad Irfan and batsmen Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif were all excluded from both squads because they are suspended pending an investigation into alleged spot-fixing that took place in the PSL.

Mar 15, 2017, 18:17 PM IST
West Indies vs Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq to lead Pakistan in Tests on Caribbean tour, confirms PCB

West Indies vs Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq to lead Pakistan in Tests on Caribbean tour, confirms PCB

Misbah had hinted his international career was over after Pakistan lost the second of three Tests in Australia but changed his mind before the third in Sydney.

Mar 06, 2017, 14:22 PM IST
Azhar Ali wants batting boost after resigning as Pakistan ODI captain

Azhar Ali wants batting boost after resigning as Pakistan ODI captain

Ali managed just 37 runs in the three ODIs he played in Australia while he missed two matches through injury.

Feb 10, 2017, 10:14 AM IST
Azhar Ali steps down as Pakistan's ODI skipper, Sarfraz Ahmed to take over

Azhar Ali steps down as Pakistan's ODI skipper, Sarfraz Ahmed to take over

Sarfraz Ahmed, who has already led the side in 1 ODI and 4 T20Is, has been named Ali's successor for both formats.

Feb 09, 2017, 16:43 PM IST
Pakistan's Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq comes hard at critics, says 'will not retire at this stage'

Pakistan's Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq comes hard at critics, says 'will not retire at this stage'

Recently, Pakistan chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq called for one captain across all formats indirectly advise Misbah to leave captaincy.

Feb 03, 2017, 15:01 PM IST
Pakistan team returns home after forgettable Australia tour; greeted with taunts at airport

Pakistan team returns home after forgettable Australia tour; greeted with taunts at airport

The angry crowd directed their taunts at the embattled skipper, even as Pakistan players tried to avoid direct confrontation.

Jan 28, 2017, 19:48 PM IST
PCB chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq indirectly advices Misbah-ul-Haq to step down from captaincy

PCB chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq indirectly advices Misbah-ul-Haq to step down from captaincy

Inzamam advised that best man for the job is one who can lead team all three formats.

Jan 28, 2017, 13:41 PM IST