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PAK vs SA: Nauman Ali turns into oldest Pakistani to take 5 wickets on Check debut

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  • Nauman Ali can be the primary participant in 72 years to take a five-wicket haul on debut after turning 34.
  • Earlier than Nauman, the oldest Pakistani to take a five-wicket on debut was Bilal Asif who achieved the feat in 2018 on the age of 33 years.
  • The final “over 34” to take a 5-wickets in an inning on debut was New Zealand’s Fen Cresswell who received 6-168 in opposition to England in 1949.

KARACHI: With a powerful determine of 5-35 that dashed South Africa’s hopes of successful the primary Check in Karachi, left-arm spinner Nauman Ali has turn into the oldest Pakistani to take 5 wickets on Check debut.

Nauman, aged 34 years and 111 days, hails from Khipro and can be the primary participant in 72 years to take a five-wicket haul on debut after turning 34.

Earlier than Nauman, the oldest Pakistani to take a five-wicket on debut was Bilal Asif who achieved the feat in 2018 on the age of 33 years and 13 days.

The final “over 34” to take a 5-wicket haul in an inning on debut was New Zealand’s Fen Cresswell who received 6-168 in opposition to England in 1949.

Learn extra: Watch: Check debutant Nauman Ali makes historical past with 5-wicket haul in opposition to South Africa

Nauman is the primary left-arm spinner from Pakistan to take 5-wickets in an inning on his profession debut.

The inexperienced shirts have managed to defeat South Africa and win their first Check match in opposition to the Proteas in a number of years after Nauman managed to skittle the South African batting aspect for 245 runs within the second inning. 

On his Check debut, Nauman has taken a powerful seven wickets. Nevertheless, his spin magic within the second innings ensured Pakistan gained by seven wickets. 

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