34-year outdated off-spinner Nauman Ali has grow to be the twelfth Pakistani to take a five-wicket haul on Check debut. Nauman rattled the South African batting line-up and completed with figures of 35 for five in 25.3 overs within the second innings of the primary Check match at Nationwide Stadium Karachi.
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Nauman on the age of 34 years and 111 days turned the seventh oldest bowler and the 4th oldest spinner to take a 5-for on his Check debut. English spinner, Charles Marriott, holds the file for the oldest participant to take a 5-for on Check debut on the age of 37 years and 332 days.
1st Pakistani left-arm spinner to take five-wicket haul on Check debut.
4th Pakistani spinner to take to take five-wicket haul on Check debut.
twelfth Pakistani to take to take five-wicket haul on Check debut.
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) January 29, 2021
Medium-fast bowler, Arif Butt, was the primary Pakistani to take a 5 wicket haul on debut. He took six wickets towards Australia in 1964. Mohammad Nazir and Mohammad Zahid each took 7 wickets on their Check debuts and each the bowlers achieved the feat towards New Zealand.
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Nauman is the fourth Pakistani spinner to achieve the hallmark. Mohammad Nazir was the primary Pakistani spinner to take action, selecting up 7 wickets for 99 runs towards New Zealand in 1969. Shahid Afridi and Bilal Asif have been the opposite two to take 5-wicket hauls, each towards Australia. He’s additionally the primary Pakistani left-arm spinner to take a five-wicket haul on Check Debut.
|Arif Butt||89 for six||Australia||4 Dec 1964||Melbourne|
|Mohammad Nazir||99 for 7||New Zealand||24 Oct 1969||Karachi|
|Shahid Nazir||53 for five||Zimbabwe||17 Oct 1996||Sheikhupura|
|Mohammad Zahid||66 for 7||New Zealand||28 Nov 1996||Rawalpindi|
|Shahid Afridi||52 for five||Australia||22 Oct 1998||Karachi|
|Mohammad Sami||36 for five||New Zealand||8 March 2001||Auckland|
|Shabbir Ahmed||48 for five||Bangladesh||20 Aug 2003||Karachi|
|Yasir Arafat||161 for five||India||8 Dec 2007||Bengaluru|
|Wahab Riaz||63 for five||England||18 Aug 2010||The Oval|
|Tanvir Ahmed||120 for six||South Africa||20 Nov 2010||Abu Dhabi|
|Bilal Asif||36 for six||Australia||7 Oct 2018||Dubai|
|Nauman Ali||35 for five||South Africa||26 Jan 2021||Karachi|
Leg-spinner Yasir Shah picked up 4 wickets, whereas Hasan Ali picked up one wicket as South Africa solely managed to attain 245 runs within the second innings and have set Pakistan a goal of 88 to chase within the fourth innings.