1 year back no one knew about this name and now he is, the Man of the tournament of ICC Champions Trophy 2017. Not only this, but has also become the highest wicket taker of the tournament with 13 wickets in 4 matches with an average of 14.69 and strike rate of 20.53. Hasan Ali the right arm fast bowler who made his debut against Ireland in 2016 is now one of the star bowler of Pakistan. Hasan Ali has proven his bowling skills not only in Asian conditions, but also in England, Australia, West Indies and so far, he is being superb. He was selected as an all-rounder in the ODI team, but couldn’t do much with the bat, but he has done a remarkable job with the ball in Pakistan. In his 21 matches in Pakistan he has got 42 wickets with 2 five wickets in a match.
Hasan Ali, who actually came to light in the Pakistan Super league where he played for Peshawar Zalmi selected in to the Pakistan side and then never looked back. He got his first 5 wickets against Australia in Sydney. The second 5 wickets he got against West Indies at Providence. In just 21 matches Hasan Ali has got 9 times 3 or more than 3 wickets in a match. His first wicket as a bowler in ODI was of Ben stokes who got bowled by him. His Economy rate in ODI is 5.47 which is quite decent in modern day Cricket. Hasan Ali bowling average is 22.66 which looks quite good and in such an early age and short period of time he has done a remarkable job to learn and improve himself. Hasan Ali. He actually shines in this Champions trophy after the first match against India, where he conceded 70 runs for just 1 wicket but after that he just destroyed every opposition.
In the next match against South Africa he picked up 3 wickets by just giving 24 runs and got the big wickets of Faf Duplesis, JP Duminy and Wayne Parnell. After that, he again got 3 wickets in the match against Sri Lanka and then in the semi Final against England, he just destroyed the strong English batting line up where he picked up 3 important wickets of Bairstow, Morgan and Stokes. In the big final against arch rivals India Hasan Picked up the big wicket of MS Dhoni and got 3 wickets in the match. Hasan has been just superb in the whole tournament and his contribution actually helped Pakistan in winning this tournament. Hasan Ali in his career has got 2 man of the match awards in ODI and 1 man of the match award in T20. Hasan Ali hasn’t played much of the test cricket and played just 1 international test match for Pakistan, but it seems that his future is looking bright and he can go up to new heights if he continues to perform like that.