In the ongoing third test match, Azhar Ali scored 15th century of his test career, and his first century against New Zealand. Third test match in a series against New Zealand has been a glorious experience for Pakistani fans as Azhar Ali scored a ton and gave a steady partnership, a much needed support. Azhar Ali who was criticized heavily in the first test for not doing enough to win the match, made a strong comeback in this match where Pakistan lost some early wickets.
Azhar Ali has been pretty consistent in his test performance and 15 centuries are testament to his performance. Azhar scored 134 off 217 balls. An interesting comparison made rounds on social media after Azhar Ali scored a century. It’s Azhar Ali’s 15th 100 in 70th test match in 132 innings. In comparison, Javed Mindad’s test performance was looked up. Javed Miandad, the legendary Pakistani batsman, made 15 test centuries in 86th test match and in 133 innings.