Who is this Pakistan’s fighting all-rounder Saud Shakeel? The one who wrote the script of PAK’s victory in Galle


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Who is Saud Shakeel, the famous batsman of Pakistan?
The one who wrote the script of PAK’s victory in Galle

New Delhi. The first match of the ongoing Test series between Sri Lanka and Pakistan was played in Galle from 16 July to 20 July. In this exciting match, the Green team managed to win by four wickets. The hero of the match was Saud Shakeel. During the match, in response to the 312 runs scored by Sri Lanka in the first innings, at one time Pakistan lost five of its top-order batsmen for just 101 runs. From here, Shakeel not only decorated the innings, but also played the highest innings of his Test career while batting fiercely. Batting at number five in the first innings, he managed to score an unbeaten 208 off 361 balls and took Pakistan to a big score of 461 runs.

In the second innings, when the Green team was faltering while chasing the target, the 27-year-old batsman once again took the lead. This time, batting at number six, he made an important contribution of 30 runs in 38 balls. Meanwhile, six brilliant fours came out of his bat. Seeing this excellent performance of Shakeel in the Galle Test, he has been selected as the ‘Player of the Match’. Shakeel was also a strong contender for this award.

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Shakeel’s Cricket Career:

Saud Shakeel has played a total of six Test matches and five ODIs for Pakistan so far. Meanwhile, his bat has yielded 818 runs in 12 innings of Test cricket at an average of 90.89. He has two centuries, one double century and five fifties in Test cricket.

While talking about his ODI performance, he has played a total of five ODIs for Pakistan so far. Meanwhile, his bat has yielded 67 runs in four innings at an average of 22.33. He has a fifty in his name in the ODI format.

Shakeel’s Domestic Cricket Career:

Shakeel has played 66 first class matches in domestic cricket so far. Meanwhile, his bat has yielded 5082 runs in 111 innings at an average of 54.06. He has 17 centuries and 23 fifties in first class cricket.

While talking about his List A cricket performance, he has scored 2480 runs in 68 innings at an average of 45.09 while playing 75 matches here. He has four centuries and 20 fifties in List A cricket.

Apart from First Class and List A, he has also played 39 T20 matches. Meanwhile, his bat has yielded 667 runs in 37 innings at an average of 20.84. He has two fifties to his name in T20 cricket.

Shakeel’s bowling performance in domestic cricket:

Talking about bowling, Shakeel has got five successes in 58 innings of first class cricket at an average of 48.39, 27 in 47 innings of List A cricket at an average of 43.40 and 10 innings of T20 cricket at an average of 37.20. Shakeel has taken one wicket in International Cricket.

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