Lahore: High flying Shaheen started to shine on the worldwide horizon whereas the best wicket-taker within the first 20 ODIs went to Pakistani bowlers.
Shaheen Shah Afridi's bowling is consistently bettering, due to which he additionally began the method of capturing data, within the first ODI performed in Rawalpindi, the pacer confirmed wonderful bowling within the closing overs. Playing a key function within the victory, Shaheen led 49 gamers to the pavilion with 49 runs, changing into the primary Pakistani bowler to take 45 wickets within the first 20 matches of his profession.
He surpassed Hassan Ali who had 39 wickets in the identical variety of matches, Sarfraz Nawaz is third with 36 wickets, Wahab Riaz and Shoaib Akhtar 35, 35 whereas Abdul Qadir 34, Shaheen Shah. Afridi additionally grew to become the second bowler on this planet to take 15 wickets in three consecutive matches, a feat beforehand held by compatriot Waqar Younis.
Shaheen took four wickets for 47 runs in opposition to Afghanistan through the World Cup final yr, in opposition to Bangladesh he despatched 6 gamers to the pavilion for 35 runs, the third time got here within the first ODI match performed in Rawalpindi.
Brendon Taylor, alternatively, surpassed all Zimbabwean batsmen within the variety of worldwide centuries. He performed his 17th three-figure innings through the match in opposition to Pakistan on Friday, earlier than Andy Flower scored 16 centuries, Brendon Taylor hit sixes. Elton Chigumbura is the second Zimbabwean batsman to finish a century, having beforehand hit 105 sixes.