Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday congratulated cricketer Yasir Shah for breaking 82-year previous document to grow to be the quickest bowler to succeed in the 200 take a look at wickets in 33 matches.
“Final week he had equalled my document of 14 wickets in a take a look at match. Stellar efficiency,” the prime minister mentioned in a tweet.
Shah grew to become the quickest cricketer to take 200 Check wickets on Thursday, breaking an 82-year-old document and placing Pakistan within reach of a collection win within the third and remaining Check towards New Zealand.
The 32-year-old trapped nightwatchman Will Somerville leg earlier than for 4 — his second wicket of New Zealand’s second innings — to succeed in the milestone in his 33rd Check, beating Australian leg-spinner Clarrie Grimmett’s document of 36 Checks set towards South Africa in Johannesburg in 1936.
Yasir’s strike left New Zealand combating to avoid wasting each the match in Abu Dhabi, and the collection — at the moment tied at 1-1 — as they reached 112-Four at lunch on the fourth day.