Yasir Shah joins Imran Khan as second Pakistani bowler with 14 wickets in Test

DUBAI: Yasir Shah spun his method into the document books on Tuesday when he grew to become the second Pakistani to select up 14 wickets in a Take a look at match.

In Pakistan’s second Take a look at match towards New Zealand, Shah picked up eight wickets within the first session adopted by 6 within the second to complete with figures of 14-184.

Yasir’s figures are the second finest match return ever for Pakistan in Take a look at cricket, bettered solely by former captain and present Prime Minister Imran Khan who took 14-116 towards Sri Lanka in Lahore in 1982.

“I got here to know yesterday (about Imran Khan’s document) so it’s an honour that my title will include him,” stated Yasir.

“I haven’t bowled in addition to this, particularly with the pitch providing flip and bounce prefer it did. We wished to place the frustration of the primary Take a look at behind us and arrange the collection.”


Along with his efficiency, Yasir Shah grew to become the one Pakistani spinner to select up 14 wickets, surpassing Abdul Qadir who claimed 13-101 towards England in Lahore in 1987.

They’re additionally the very best by a Pakistani bowler towards New Zealand, beating Waqar Younis’s 12-130 in Faisalabad in 1990.