Hasan Ali is a Pakistani fast bowler who was born on 2 July 1994. He played his first ODI for his country in August 2016.
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The highlight of his career was the 2017 Champions Trophy in which he bagged 13 wickets to win the Man of the Series honor and help Pakistan clinch the cup. In Addition, he is the fastest Pakistani bowler to take 50 ODI wickets.
ODI Career and International Progress
Hasan’s first ODI match was played against Ireland in August 2016. Next month he debuted in T20I against England. Hasan scalped his maiden ODI five-for in a match versus Australia in January 2017. In May of the same year, he played his first Test against Windies.
Playing against Sri Lanka in October 2017, Hasan became the fastest Pakistani bowler to garner 50 ODI wickets, which was during his 24th game, breaking Waqar Younis’ record. That month, he also became the world’s top ODI bowler. In 2017, he was the leading wicket-taker in ODIs with 45 victims. For this reason, the ICC awarded him the Emerging Player of the Year.
In May 2019, Hasan played his 50th one-day game which was Pakistan’s first match of the 2019 ODI World Cup.
As of July 2020, Hasan has appeared in 53 ODIs, taking 82 wickets at an average of 29.03, an economy rate of 5.60 and a strike rate of 31.0. Moreover, he has taken 3 five-wicket hauls.
Hasan has played 9 Tests, scalping 31 victims at an average of 28.90 and a strike rate of 56.0. He has recorded one 5-wicket haul in Tests.
Hasan has starred in 30 T20Is, taking 35 wickets at an average of 25.05, an economy rate of 8.47 and a strike rate of 17.7.
In 2016, Hasan was selected to play for Peshawar Zalmi in the PSL (Pakistan Super League). The team retained him for 2017 as well and he grabbed 12 wickets in 11 games to finish as their second-best bowler. Hasan showed brilliant results in the 2019 edition of the PSL, grabbing 25 wickets to become the competition’s best wicket-taker and the bowler of the tournament.
Hasan Ali has a good pace to beat most batters and a subtle technique to deceive them. He has an indomitable attitude on the field as he never gives up. This promising cricketer has all the chances to achieve amazing success playing for the Pakistan national team and the other squads.