Azhar Mahmood

Team Sydney Thunder Sydney Thunder
Role Batsman
Born Feb 28, 1975
Nationality Pakistan Pakistan
Team History
Kolkata Knight Riders Knight Riders 2020 - present
Sydney Thunder Sydney Thunder 2012 - present
Islamabad United 2016
Kolkata Knight Riders Knight Riders 2015
Kings XI Punjab Kings XI 2012 - 2013
Barisal Burners Barisal Burners 2013
Cape Cobras Cape Cobras 2013
Barbados Tridents Barbados Tridents 2013
Kent County Cricket Club Kent 2008 - 2012
Auckland cricket team 2011 - 2012
Dhaka Gladiators Dhaka Gladiators 2012
Habib Bank Limited cricket team Habib Bank Limited 2006 - 2010
Islamabad Leopards Islamabad Leopards 2006 - 2010
Surrey County Cricket Club Surrey County 2002 - 2007
Pakistan National Cricket Team Pakistan 1996 - 2007
Rawalpindi cricket team 1998 - 2004
Pakistan International Airlines cricket team Pakistan International Airlines 1999 - 2001
United Bank Limited Cricket Team Utd Bank Limited 1995 - 1996
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Azhar Mahmood Sagar is a right handed batsman and right arm fast medium bowler who plays for Pakistan Cricket team. The other teams for which he has played are Marylebone Cricket club, Lahore Badshahs, Kent and Islamabad Cricket Association. Recently, at the IPL players auction, Azhar was bought by Kings XI Punjab to play at the IPL 5 season 2012.

Mahmood debuted in One day cricket on 16th September 1996 at Toronto against India. In this match, he scored 6 runs in 11 deliveries and was caught by Joshi off the bowling of Prasad. He bowled 4 overs, none of which were maiden, and conceded 19 runs without taking any wicket. India won this match by 8 wickets. On 6th October 1997, Mahmood played his first Test match at Rawalpindi against South Africa. In the 1st innings, he remained unbeaten on 128, inclusive of 11 boundaries and 1 sixer. He bowled 27 overs, of which 1 was maiden, conceded 74 runs and took 2 wickets. In the 2nd innings, he remained unbeaten on 50 in 96 deliveries. The match was drawn.

Career Highlights

Azhar Mahmood has taken part in 21 Test matches in which he has scored 900 runs at a batting average of 30 and strike rate of 50.79, inclusive of 3 centuries and 1 half century. He has bowled 3015 deliveries and conceded 1402 runs while taking 39 wickets. He has appeared in 143 One day Internationals in which he has scored 1521 runs with 67 as his highest score. He has hit 119 boundaries and 24 sixers. He has bowled 6242 deliveries and conceded 4813 runs while taking 123 wickets.

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