Babar Azam has turn into the ninth Pakistani to win his first Check match as captain. Babar was initially appointed as captain previous to Pakistan’s tour of New Zealand however he was dominated out of the tour because of a thumb harm. Babar took the cost for the primary time in Pakistan’s first Check match in opposition to South Africa at Nationwide Stadium Karachi.
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Salman Butt was the final Pakistan Check captain to win his first Check match on debut. Pakistan defeated Australia in 2010 to degree the sequence 1-1 after the previous captain, Shahid Afridi, introduced his retirement halfway via the sequence.
Quick bowler, Fazal Mahmood, was the primary Pakistan Check captain to win his debut captaincy Check match. Underneath his captaincy, Pakistan defeated West Indies in 1959.
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Right here’s a listing of all Pakistani gamers to win their debut matches as captain:
|Fazal Mahmood||West Indies||1959|
|Mushtaq Mohammad||New Zealand||1976|
|Saleem Malik||New Zealand||1994|
|Ramiz Raja||Sri Lanka||1995|
|Mohammad Yousuf||South Africa||2003|
|Babar Azam||South Africa||2021|
Babar’s personal efficiency on this Check match wasn’t noteworthy as he fell to Keshav Maharaj in each innings, scoring 7 and 30.
Fawad Alam, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Yasir Shah and Nauman Ali put in nice performances as Pakistan gained the primary Check match by 7 wickets. Fawad Alam was named as man of the match for his magnificent century in Pakistan’s first innings.