Early CareerAnwar Ali (born 25 November 1987 in Swat) is a Pakistani cricketer who guided Pakistan to win the 2006 U-19 Cricket World Cupfinal in Sri Lanka by securing 5 wicket for 35 and was declared man of the match. He represents Karachi Zebras and Sindh Dolphins in domestic circuit. He is inspired by Wasim Akram and Imran Khan.Anwar Ali has been settled in Karachi, Sindh since long. He belong to Khatana Gujjar family. His family migrated to the city from Swat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa when he was young. He spent his early years as a factory labourer, ironing socks. He is playing as a professional for Colne Cricket Club in Lancashire, England, in the Lancashire League. He has joined North Down Cricket Club in Northern Ireland for the 2012 season as the club professional. He is currently part of Pakistan Senior cricket team. He belongs to a middle-class family living in the area of Orangi Town Mominabad. His early efforts in first-class cricket also brought some success and not only with the ball as an unbeaten century showed that he is more than able to contribute down the order. He was pushed a closer to a full international opportunity shortly after his 20th birthday (belated compared to some Pakistan players) when he was named in a training squad ahead of the one-day series against Zimbabwe early in 2008. An impressive tour of Zimbabwe and Kenya with the Academy team - he took 29 wickets at 16.31 - earned him a spot in Pakistan's squad for the four-nation Twenty20 tournament in Canada in October.
World Cup Under-19Anwar Ali led a great come-back win for Pakistan against India in the 2006 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He took five wickets including Rohit Sharma with an inswinger that bowled him. He also took the wicket of Ravindra Jadeja. Both of these players have played for the senior national side in the One Day Internationals.
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