Azhar Ali joins Elite Group of Pakistani Cricketers to score more than 1000 runs in a Calendar Year as Pakistan reached 142 for four on opening day of Second Test Match against Australia at Melbourne.

Inzamam-ul-Haq, Mohsin Hassan Khan, Muhammad Yousuf and Younis Khan are the other batsman to achieve the milestone with Younis being the only one to reach this marvel twice in his career.