Proper-handed batter Shoaib Malik achieved a singular feat for Pakistan in the course of the match between Sialkot Area and Rawalpindi Area within the ongoing Nationwide T20 Cup on the UBL Sports activities Advanced in Karachi on Sunday.
Malik, who has represented Pakistan in 446 worldwide matches, grew to become the primary Pakistani batter to attain 1000 fours — in 482 innings — in T20 cricket. Whereas doing so, he grew to become solely the eighth participant within the historical past of cricket to realize this milestone.
He additionally accomplished 400 sixes within the shorter format and have become the one Pakistani to have achieved that up to now.
Malik is at the moment captaining Sialkot within the Nationwide T20 Cup and the right-handed batter scored 84 off 56 balls with the assistance of 10 boundaries and helped his crew set a 164-run goal.
Nevertheless, Malik’s efforts went in useless as Rawalpindi reached the goal in 18.four overs, with eight balls to spare.
It’s value mentioning that Malik had earlier expressed that he needs to interrupt Chris Gayle’s report for many runs in T20 cricket.
The all-rounder wants 1719 runs to create historical past as he at the moment has 12,843 runs in 482 innings in T20 cricket whereas Gayle has 14,562 in 455 innings.