Mohammad Azharuddin

Mohammad Azharuddin
Full Name:Mohammad Azharuddin
Date of birth:08 / 02 / 1963
Role:Batsman
Batting style:Right-hand
Bowling style:Right arm medium

Career summary

- Mohammad Azharuddin is a Right-handed batsman and bowled an occasional right-arm medium.

- Azharuddin made one of the best starts to Test cricket ever, he scored a century in his 1st innings against England at Kolkata in December 1984, then made two more in his next two Tests. The only person to score three centuries in his first three Tests.

- He made his ODI debut later in the series against England at Bangalore in January 1985 scoring a creditable 47 not out off 37 balls.

- He holds the record of "fastest ODI century by an Indian", scoring his hundred in just his 62 balls against New Zealand in 1988.

- Azharuddin became India's captain in 1990 and they proceeded to win 14 Test matches with him at the helm.

- He was named Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1991.

- Azharuddin made 22 Test centuries and 7 in the One Day game over his 15 years as an international cricketer.

- Unfortunately his career was brought to an abrupt halt, one Test shy of his 100th, as he was banned for life in 2000 due to his connection with match fixing.

Test Matches

Batting
Career Span:1984-2000
Matches:99
Innings:147
Not Outs:9
Runs:6215
Highest Score:199
Average:45.04
50s:21
100s:22
Ducks:5
Pairs:0
Caught Out:93
Stumped Out:1
Bowling
Innings Bowled:2
Overs:2.1
Maidens:0
Runs Conceded:16
Wickets:0
5 Wicket Innings:0
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:0.0
Economy Rate:7.62
Best bowling in Innings:0/4

ODI Matches

Batting
Career Span:1985-2000
Matches:334
Innings:308
Not Outs:54
Runs:9379
Highest Score:153
Average:36.93
50s:58
100s:7
Ducks:9
Pairs:0
Caught Out:157
Stumped Out:9
Bowling
Innings Bowled:22
Overs:92.0
Maidens:1
Runs Conceded:479
Wickets:12
5 Wicket Innings:0
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:39.92
Economy Rate:5.21
Best bowling in Innings:3/19