Abrar Ahmed, a mysterious spinner, enter a select club of just three spinners who claimed five wickets in their debut Test session.
On his Test debut, the 24-year-old took his first five-wicket haul and held England to 180/5. Before lunch on the first day of the second Test in Multan.
After pursuing two more wickets in the afternoon session, he concluded his first Test innings with remarkable stats of 7-114.
Abrar, who made his Test debut in Multan, became the third bowler after Fred Spofforth of Australia. And Alf Valentine of the West Indies to take five wickets before lunch on the first day of play.
Since Valentine accomplish the feat in 1950 while Spofforth had the distinction in 1879. He is the only bowler to have done it in the current century.
Abrar also joins Mohammad Nazir and Mohammad Nazir as the third Pakistani bowler. To claim seven victims in a first-ever Test.
List of Pakistan bowlers taking fifer on Test Debut
|6/89 against Australia in Melbourne
|7/99 against New Zealand in Karachi
|5/53 against Zimbabwe in Sheikhupura
|7/66 against New Zealand in Rawalpindi
|5/52 against Australia in Karachi
|5/36 against New Zealand in Auckland
|5/48 against Bangladesh in Karachi
|5/161 against India in Bangalore
|5/63 against England at the Oval
|6/120 against South Africa in Abu Dhabi
|6/36 against Australia in Dubai
|5/35 against South Africa
|7/114* against England in Multan
Who is Abrar Ahmed?
|October 16, 1998
|Left hand Bat
The 24-year-old played his first Twenty20 match for Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League in February 2017. For Sindh, he made his first-class debut in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy in November 2020.
He was includ in the Pakistan Shaheens lineup for their trip to Sri Lanka in October 2021. He play for the Pakistan Shaheens against the Sri Lanka. A cricket team in November 2021, making his List A debut.
The tweaker from Karachi was name to the Pakistani team in November for the Test series against England.