If Soorma failed, he alone defeated Sri Lanka
Shafiq hit just 7 fours and a six in 408 balls and returned unbeaten on 160. That is, he scored only 34 runs from the boundary in 160 runs, while 126 runs were scored by running. Chasing runs, this is the biggest victory of any team on this ground and Shafiq was the hero of this victory. After this feat, everyone wants to know who is this batsman, in front of which Babar Azam also faded in this match.
Born in Sialkot famous for bat
Born on November 20, 1999 in a cricket family of Sialkot, famous for the cricket bat all over the world, this young Turk has made many records in his name at a very young age. This was only the sixth Test of his career and he has 2 unmatched centuries in his account. Cricket family because both his father and uncle were cricketers. Father Shafiq played cricket for a long time and later became a coach. His uncle Arshad Ali played cricket for the UAE at the international level.
Started with a century in first class and T20
Abdullah was drafted by Multan Sultans in the Pakistan Super League in 2018, but did not get a chance to play in a single match. On November 2, 2019, he made his first-class debut for Central Punjab in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, scoring 133 runs. Not only this, on 30 September 2022, he made his T20 debut for Central Punjab in the National T20 Cup and played a record-breaking innings of 102 runs. He became the first batsman in Pakistan’s cricket history to do so.
Half century in Test debut innings and century against Australia
In November 2021, when Abdullah was selected for the Test series against Bangladesh, he made his debut in the oldest format of cricket with an unbeaten innings of 52 runs in the debut Test. In February 2022, when he was included in the team for the home series against Australia, hardly anyone thought that this player would score a century here too. He scored an unbeaten 136 in the fourth innings of his first Test against Australia.
ready to shine on world cricket
It is said that if you want to spoil the career of a player, then make his debut against Australia, but this 20-21 year old player took the class of world class bowling. He hit 15 fours and a six in his century, while scoring 44 runs in the first innings. These records show that Pakistan has got another world class batsman in Abdullah who is ready to shine on world cricket.