Former Pakistan all-rounder Imad Wasim achieved one other feat within the cricket historical past by finishing 1,000 runs and taking 50 wickets in a calendar yr in T20s.
The 35-year-old added a brand new merchandise to the record of his sporting achievements whereas debuting for Melbourne Stars in Massive Bash League (BBL) Season 13 as we speak.
He accomplished his 1,000 runs in T20 cricket after scoring 14 runs in ten balls and have become the fourth cricketer to set the report after Kieron Pollard (2010), Azhar Mahmood (2012) and Andre Russell (2016).
The all-rounder introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket, ending his over eight-year-long affiliation with the nationwide aspect final month.
In his X, previously Twitter, the 34-year-old burdened that it was the appropriate time to finish his stint as a world cricketer.
“In recent days I have been doing a lot of thinking about my international career and I have come to the conclusion that now it’s the right time for me to announce my retirement from international cricket.”
The all-rounder, who hasn’t performed for the Inexperienced Shirts in some months, thanked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for all its assist supplied to him through the years.
Imad made his worldwide debut in Might 2015 in opposition to Zimbabwe and went on to signify Pakistan in 55 ODIs and 66 T20Is. He took 109 wickets and scored 1,472 runs in his worldwide profession.
Imad has been a key member of the Pakistan crew through the years and was a part of the 2017 Champions Trophy-winning squad. He additionally performed within the 2016 T20 World Cup, 2019 World Cup, and 2021 T20 World Cup.
The all-rounder was additionally the most effective gamers within the Pakistan Super League (PSL) Season eight the place the left-handed batter amassed 404 runs in 10 innings at a powerful 134.66 common and 170.46 strike price whereas additionally taking 9 wickets with the ball.