- Nauman Ali takes 5 wickets on debut
- Turns into first left-arm Pakistani spinner to take 5 wickets on debut
- Pakistan want 88 runs to win first Check match
KARACHI: Victory has nearly been secured for the inexperienced shirts courtesy Pakistan’s deadly spin assault comprising Yasir Shah and Check debutant Nauman Ali.
Nauman, who was picked for the primary Check match towards South Africa after performing in First-Class cricket and different Pakistani home tournaments, has managed to skittle the South African batting aspect.
On his Check debut, Nauman has taken a formidable seven wickets. Nevertheless, his spin magic within the second innings has nearly sealed the match for Pakistan.
The spectacular feat makes Nauman the primary Pakistani left-arm spinner to take 5 wickets on debut and the twelfth Pakistani to take a 5-wicket Check haul on Check debut.
The 34-year-old from Sanghar has performed 79 First-Class matches and managed to take 289 scalps.
Yasir Shah additionally deserves a point out for taking the necessary wickets of Elgar, Rassie Van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis and Quinton de Kock.
After dismissing South Africa for 245 runs of their second innings, Pakistan want solely 88 runs to win the primary Check in Karachi.