- Imran Butt took a wonderful leap to catch out South African opener Aiden Markram off Shaheen Shah Afridi.
- The visiting group misplaced their fifth wicket to Pakistan after batsman Dean Elgar was caught out on 136 runs.
- ICC reshared Butt’s catching video calling it “an unforgettable debut”.
KARACHI: Pakistani cricketer Imran Butt took a wonderful leap to catch out South African opener Aiden Markram off Shaheen Shah Afridi on Tuesday making his Check debut a memorable one.
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The cricket followers have been happy to see the constructive perspective of Pakistani group within the area right this moment.
The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) shared Butt’s video the place he might be seen standing within the slip cordon when he took a low-lying catch giving Pakistan the primary wicket on a pitch.
“An unforgettable debut already for Imran But,” the ICC mentioned on Twitter.
Earlier, South Africa captain Quinton de Kock received the toss and opted to bat within the first Check in opposition to Pakistan on the Nationwide stadium in Karachi.
South Africa entered the Check — their first in Pakistan in 14 years — with two spinners, Keshav Maharaj and George Linde, to take advantage of a naked pitch which is anticipated to take spin.
Pakistan handed Check caps to 34-year-old left-arm spinner Nauman Ali and 25-year-old opener Imran Butt in a mix of three pacers and two spinners.