Pakistani speedster Hassan Ali has equalled former pacer Waqar Younis and former captain Imran Khan’s file for many five-wicket hauls in Take a look at cricket by a Pakistani quick pitcher in a calendar 12 months.
The proper-arm quick bowler was unable to impress his followers along with his efficiency on the T20 World Cup however he bounced again on the T20I collection in opposition to Bangladesh within the first T20I of the three-match collection. Now, the pacer has proved himself as soon as once more with a 5-wicket haul in opposition to Bangladesh within the first innings of the primary Take a look at match at Chittagong.
Hassan was the architect of Bangladesh’s lower-order batting collapse on Saturday as he took fast wickets to make sure a harmful Bangladesh have been restricted to 330 runs of their first innings.
With figures of 5/51, Ali not solely managed to be the decide of the Pakistani bowlers throughout Bangladesh’s first innings but in addition entered the file books alongside a few of the biggest names of the sport.
Along with his newest five-fer, Ali has now equalled information for essentially the most five-wicket hauls in Take a look at cricket by a Pakistani quick bowler in a calendar 12 months, set by legends Imran Khan and Waqar Younis.
All three Imran Khan, Waqar Younis and Hassan Ali now have 5 five-fers in Take a look at cricket to their title inside a calendar 12 months (1982, 1990 and 2021, respectively).
Pakistan’s former quick bowler Younis holds the file for essentially the most five-fers ever (throughout codecs) in a calendar 12 months by a Pakistani quick bowler, with 6 in 1993.
In the meantime, Pakistan scored 79 after 29 overs earlier than tea on the second day. The nationwide facet is ready for a giant rating with this partnership constructed by Asad Shafique and Abid Ali.