Azhar Ali (Urdu: ???? ????; born 19 February 1985) is a Pakistani international cricketer and a former captain of Pakistan ODI team. Ali made his Test debut for Pakistan against Australia in the first Test at Lords in July 2010. An agile right-hand batsman and a part-time leg-break bowler, Ali became the first ever Centurion, Double Centurion & Triple Centurion in a Day and Night Test Match, when he scored 302 against West Indies in October 2016.Domestically, he has played for Khan Research Laboratories, Lahore, Lahore Eagles, Lahore Lions, Lahore Qalandars, Pakistan A and Huntly (Scotland) during his career. He was the captain of Lahore Qalandars in the first edition of the Pakistan Super League.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). On 1 November 2018, he announced his retirement from One Day International cricket.