|Date of Birth||19 February 1985|
|Place of Birth||Lahore, Pakistan|
|Career||May 2011 - Active|
Batting & Fielding Statistics
1. Was named ODI captain after the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, taking over from Misbah-ul-Haq.
2. The first in history to score a triple-century in day-night Test cricket, which he achieved against the West Indies in Dubai in October 2016.
3. He is the second quickest among Pakistani batsman to score 1000 runs in ODIs, behind Babar Azam.
4. Scored more runs than any other Pakistani batsman in Tests in 2016 – 1198 from 11 games.
5. Playing in his first ICC CT
6. ODI debut against Ireland at Belfast in 2011
7. In the 2011/12 Test series against England - a series dominated by the bowlers, Azhar was the only batsman from either side to average more than 50.
8. He hit 302 not out against the West Indies at Dubai in October 2016 and an unbeaten 205 at Melbourne two months later