Asif Ali (cricketer, born 1991)

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Asif Ali
Personal information
Born (1991-10-01) 1 October 1991 (age 27)
Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium-fast
RoleMiddle order batsman
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 217)13 July 2018 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI11 November 2018 v New Zealand
T20I debut (cap 76)1 April 2018 v West Indies
Last T20I4 November 2018 v New Zealand
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2010–presentFaisalabad
2016–presentIslamabad United (squad no. 13)
2018-presentCape Town Blitz
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I LA
Matches 10 15 45
Runs scored 191 235 1,029
Batting average 31.83 26.11 27.81
100s/50s 0/1 0/0 3/3
Top score 50* 41* 138
Balls bowled 26
Wickets
Bowling average 9.46
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 2/– 8/– 19/–
Source: ESPNCricinfo, 11 November 2018

Asif Ali (born 1 October 1991) is a Pakistani cricketer who plays for Pakistan cricket team. In first class cricket, Ali represents Faisalabad, and plays for Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League.[1] In August 2018, he was one of thirty-three players to be awarded a central contract for the 2018–19 season by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).[2][3]

Domestic and T20 franchise career[edit]

He was the leading run-scorer for Faisalabad in the 2017–18 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, with 369 runs in six matches.[4]He even played 2017 Everest Premier league for Pokhara Rhinos.

In April 2018, he was named in Punjab's squad for the 2018 Pakistan Cup.[5][6] He scored the most runs for Punjab during the tournament, with 328 runs in four matches.[7]

On 3 June 2018, he was selected to play for the Edmonton Royals in the players' draft for the inaugural edition of the Global T20 Canada tournament.[8][9]

In October 2018, he was named in Cape Town Blitz's squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament.[10][11]

International career[edit]

In March 2018, he was named in Pakistan's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against the West Indies.[12][13] He made his T20I debut for Pakistan against the West Indies on 1 April 2018.[14] He made his ODI debut for Pakistan against Zimbabwe on 13 July 2018.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asif Ali". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  2. ^ "PCB Central Contracts 2018–19". Pakistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 6 August 2018.
  3. ^ "New central contracts guarantee earnings boost for Pakistan players". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, 2017/18: Faisalabad Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Pakistan Cup one-day tournament to begin in Faisalabad next week". Geo TV. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Pakistan Cup Cricket from 25th". The News International. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Pakistan Cup 2018, Punjab: Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Global T20 Canada: Complete Squads". SportsKeeda. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  9. ^ "Global T20 Canada League – Full Squads announced". CricTracker. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  10. ^ "Mzansi Super League - full squad lists". Sport24. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  11. ^ "Mzansi Super League Player Draft: The story so far". Independent Online. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  12. ^ "Asif Ali, Talat and Shaheen Afridi picked for WI T20Is". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  13. ^ "Afridi, Talat, Ali bring gush of youth to Pakistan". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  14. ^ "1st T20I, West Indies tour of Pakistan at Karachi, Apr 1 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 1 April 2018.
  15. ^ "1st ODI, Pakistan Tour of Zimbabwe at Bulawayo, Jul 13 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 13 July 2018.

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