Pak Vs Aus: Azhar Ali has crossed 7000 runs

Pak Vs Aus: Azhar Ali has crossed 7000 runs

Azhar Ali, a 37-year-old left-handed batsman, became the fifth Pakistani and 54th overall to cross 7,000 runs in Test cricket on Wednesday.

Azhar has joined an elite group that includes Inzamam-ul-Haq, Javed Miandad, Younis Khan, and Mohammad Yousuf. He achieved the landmark after sweeping Australian spinner Nathan Lyon in the third Test, which is currently tied at 0-0, the first two Tests played in Rawalpindi and Karachi resulted in draws with high scoring.

Before him Inzamam-ul-Haq has scored 8,829, Mohammad Yousuf has knocked 7,530 while Younis Khan has registered 10,099 and Javed Miandad has scored 8,832 runs in Test.

From the beginning of his career, he’s consistently scored runs in difficult times making him one of the steadiest batsmen in Pakistan’s recent history.


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