Pakistan left-arm pacer, Shaheen Shah Afridi, achieved a private milestone of taking 50 Take a look at wickets, as he took 4 wickets within the first innings in opposition to Zimbabwe.
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The 21-year previous quick bowler achieved the feat in his sixteenth Take a look at match, equaling the document of the previous captain, Wasim Akram, who additionally took his fiftieth wicket on the age of 21, and in his sixteenth Take a look at match.
Shaheen was ably supported by his fellow quick bowler, Hasan Ali, who has been in a wealthy vein of type ever since his comeback to the nationwide crew. Hasan additionally claimed 4 wickets within the first innings, taking his complete Take a look at wickets tally to 43 in simply 11 Take a look at matches.
Hasan was all praises for Shaheen after the tip of play yesterday, and he believes that each of them work extraordinarily properly in tandem.
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Hasan mentioned, “I really feel mine and Shaheen’s pairing is nice, and we’re performing properly. We bowled collectively earlier than, however after my comeback from damage, we at the moment are placing in some stable performances and having fun with ourselves, and it’s all the time good to have a right-arm/left-arm mixture.”
Shaheen and Hasan ripped aside Zimbabwe’s batting line-up, claiming 4 scalps every and limiting Zimbabwe to a low first innings rating of 176. The Pakistani openers, Abid Ali and Imran Butt, already put up a hundred-run stand on a gap day, ending the day on 103/0.