IN T20 CRICKET SHOAIB BECOME THE FIRST ASIAN TO REACH 13000 RUNS
In T20 cricket, seasoned all-rounder Shoaib Malik—who recently made news for his marriage to popular actress Sana Javed—has accomplished a noteworthy milestone. Malik, 41, has reached yet another noteworthy milestone in his cricket career for doing the score of 13,000 runs in T20 competitions. Shoaib Malik became the first Asian batsman to reach this milestone.
This remarkable achievement happened during Malik’s most recent Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) game for Fortune Barishal vs Rangpur Riders. Malik helped his side win this game by showcasing his talent by hitting an undefeated 17 runs off of 18 balls. Beyond his cricketing achievements, Malik continues to grab attention for both his professional prowess and personal life successes. The combination of personal milestones, such as his recent marriage, and in remarkable cricketing accomplishments he has earned a status as a noteworthy figure in the sports world. Being a first Asian batsman Shoaib Malik is earning a good admiration for his skills and achievements on and off the field.
Who is Shoaib Malik?
Pakistani cricket player Shoaib Malik is a member of the national team and presently plays in the Pakistan Super League for Karachi Kings. From 2007 to 2009, he led the Pakistani cricket team as captain. In both Test and ODI cricket, he has claimed more than 150 ODI wickets and maintained a batting average in the mid-30s. Malik scored the most runs for Pakistan in T20I cricket on September 13, 2017. Malik was also the first Asian batsman to reach 2,000 runs in Twenty20 Internationals on July 1, 2018. Now in February 2024he becomes the Asian batsman to reach at highest scores.