The 34 year debutant Nauman Ali has made a history in Pak vs SA first test today, as he picks seven precious wickets of the opponents, sealing a smooth first victory for the green shirt. The hosts now lead the two match series with 1-0.
Day four of first test resumed on 187-4, Friday morning. Expectations were high from both sides as there had been a nail-biting competition between the two for past days. Nevertheless, thanks to the brutal bowling combination of Pakistan’s latest gem editions Nauman Ali and Yasir Shah to the bowling lineup, South African batting strategies were shaken abruptly, as all batsmen dismissed for just 245 runs. This marks the first ever win for team green on home soils.
Pakistan houses a huge number of some audacious yet undiscovered cricket elements and the test cricket has helped the authorities to discover such out of sight diamonds. And, when citizens are still cherishing the mesmerizing batting spell put forward by overlooked veteran Fawad Alam in previous days, another star player has surfaced, who dazzled the spectators with his outclass bowling on home pitch today. Namely Nauman Ali, the left arm pacer surely has a long and illuminating cricket career ahead.
Pakistan crushed the visitors with seven wickets at first Pak VS SA test. And, all thanks and praises goes to the disastrous spinner on bowling side Nauman Ali.
Making short work of the South African lower middle order and tail-enders at the start of day 4, Nauman became the first Pakistani to take 5 wickets on Test debut and 12th Pakistani to take a 5-wicket Test haul on Test debut. Before Nauman, the oldest Pakistani to have a five-wicket haul on debut was Bilal Asif, who had achieved the feat in 2018.
Furthermore, not only Nauman Ali, another heroic edition Yasir Shah also played a huge part in the Karachi Win of home squad today. The youngster picked the important wickets of Elgar, Rassie Van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis and Quinton de Kock, leading the squad to an easy victory.
Twitter trends with Nauman Ali
The offbeat bowling spell put forward by Nauman Ali and Yasir Shah has electrified the team green followers, as they quickly turned to the twitter handle, applauding the emerging performers. Besides, many former and current players also congratulated the PCB on the first win against the visitors in Pak VS SA test and T20I series.