Azhar Ali is a Pakistani cricketer and the current captain of Pakistan’s ODI team and vice-captain of the Pakistani Test team. He made his Test debut against Australia in 2010. He put up an average performance in his first two Test series against the Australians and the English.
Following the retirement of Misbah-ul-Haq from the ODI format, the Pakistan Cricket Board appointed Azhar as the captain of the team in spite of him not playing ODI cricket for 2 years before it.
He is the 1st ever Centurion, Double Centurion & Triple Centurion in a Day and Night Test Match. He is also the quickest Pakistani batsman to score 1000 runs in the 50-over format.
Domestically, he has played for Khan Research Laboratories, Lahore, Lahore Eagles, Lahore Lions, Lahore Qalandars, Pakistan A and Huntly (Scotland) during his career.