Anwar Ali

Country: Pakistan
Born: November 25, 1987, Karachi, Sind
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium fast
Playing role: Bowler

Anwar Ali Bio

Anwar Ali, the immensely talented cricket player from Pakistan, has proven time and again that hard work and determination can overcome even the most difficult circumstances. Coming from a humble background, Anwar faced many obstacles on his journey to becoming a professional cricketer. However, with unwavering support from coach Aaqib Javed, he defied all odds to become a force to be reckoned with in the international cricket arena.

Born on 25th November 1987, Anwar Ali’s passion for cricket was evident from an early age. When he first arrived at the National Cricket Academy nets, he only had a pair of worn-out shoes. However, Aaqib Javed recognized his potential and immediately took him under his wing. Determined to provide Anwar with the tools he needed for success, Aaqib ensured that he had proper spikes and other cricket equipment.

Known for his fast bowling capabilities, Anwar is a testament to the typical Pakistani style of cricket. Capable of swinging the ball, both old and new, at a decent pace, he poses a formidable threat to any opposing team. His talent was put on display for the world to witness during the 2006 Under-19 World Cup final against India in Colombo. With an outstanding 5 for 35, Anwar spearheaded Pakistan’s 38-run victory, leaving a lasting impression on cricket enthusiasts worldwide.

Anwar’s success was not limited to the Under-19 level. His early performances in first-class cricket showcased his abilities with both bat and ball. Not only did he make significant contributions as a bowler, but he also displayed his prowess as a batsman with an unbeaten century. This versatility proved invaluable to his team and further solidified Anwar’s position as a rising star in Pakistani cricket.

Recognizing his immense potential, Anwar was given the opportunity to represent his country at the international level shortly after his 20th birthday. His inclusion in the training squad ahead of the one-day series against Zimbabwe in 2008 marked a milestone in his career. Subsequently, he impressed with his performances during tours of Zimbabwe and Kenya with the Academy team, where he took an impressive 29 wickets at an average of 16.31.

Anwar’s consistent performances did not go unnoticed, and he was duly rewarded with a spot in Pakistan’s squad for the four-nation Twenty20 tournament in Canada in October of the same year. This was a testament to the impact he had made on the cricketing world in a relatively short period of time.

Anwar Ali’s journey is a testament to his resilience, determination, and perseverance. His rise from humble beginnings to becoming a recognized cricket player in Pakistan is truly inspiring. With his ability to swing the ball and contribute with both bat and ball, Anwar has carved a niche for himself in the cricketing world. As he continues to hone his skills and make significant contributions to his team, it is undeniable that Anwar Ali is a rising star and a force to be reckoned with in international cricket.

Anwar Ali Career Stats

Anwar Ali Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 16 11 4 109 46 15.57 77 141.55 0 0 6 6 5 0
ODIs 22 16 5 321 43* 29.18 367 87.46 0 0 29 7 4 0
FC 108 151 26 2670 100* 21.36 - - 1 11 - - 39 0
List A 164 122 36 2606 89 30.3 - - 0 16 - - 48 0
T20s 193 139 47 1567 65 17.03 1094 143.23 0 1 99 82 71 0

Anwar Ali Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 16 15 265 367 10 2/27 2/27 36.7 8.3 26.5 0 0 0
ODIs 22 22 927 944 18 3/66 3/66 52.44 6.11 51.5 0 0 0
FC 108 186 18032 9632 349 8/16 13/85 27.59 3.2 51.6 11 20 4
List A 164 163 7196 6417 190 5/49 5/49 33.77 5.35 37.8 2 1 0
T20s 193 188 3649 5187 172 4/30 4/30 30.15 8.52 21.2 3 0 0

See more Pakistan cricketers