Pakistan seamer, Mohammad Abbas, achieved a milestone as he took his five hundredth first-class wicket within the newest encounter within the County Championship. Abbas achieved the feat in the course of the first innings of the match between Hampshire and Gloucestershire, as he took a four-wicket haul within the drawn match.
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Within the earlier match, Abbas took six wickets within the first innings, together with a hattrick, following it up with three wickets within the second innings.
Abbas turned the fortieth Pakistani bowler in historical past to cross the five hundred first-class wicket hallmark. Former Pakistan leg-spinner, Mushtaq Ahmed, has essentially the most variety of wickets in first-class cricket for Pakistan, taking a staggering 1,407 wickets in 309 matches.
General, 5 Pakistani bowlers have taken greater than 1,000 first-class wickets, Imran Khan, Wasim Akram, Danish Kaneria, and Sarfaraz Nawaz, are the opposite 4 bowlers to take no less than 1,000 scalps.
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Abbas’s first-class report is magnificent. He has taken 501 wickets at a mean of 20.69, together with 36 five-wicket hauls and 11 ten-wicket hauls in 119 matches.
Abbas was one of many mainstays of the Pakistan Check crew ever since making his debut in 2017, however he was dropped from the nationwide crew after a poor string of performances within the worldwide enviornment. After impressing within the County Championship, Abbas will probably make a comeback to the nationwide aspect within the nation’s subsequent Check sequence.