Shadab Khan, a Pakistani all-rounder who is now playing for Sussex in the Vitality Blast 2023, secured his place in history by achieving an important T20 cricket milestone.
Shadab is now the second-youngest cricketer to play 250 T20 matches at the age of 24 years and 247 days. He achieved this during a T20 Blast match on Thursday against Middlesex.
Rashid Khan, an all-around player for Afghanistan, now holds the record for having played 250 matches in the shortest format at a young age. The Pakistani all-rounder has amassed an amazing total of 2408 runs, including eight fifty-plus scores, with a respectable strike rate of 135.73.
The leg-break bowler has also had great success with the bat, taking 280 wickets, including a five-wicket haul, with an outstanding average of 23.31 and an economy rate of 7.35.
In the match, the right-handed batter displayed his batting prowess by blasting a scorching knock of 59 runs from just 30 balls, including match, the right-handed batter displayed his batting prowess by blasting a scorching knock of 59 runs from just 30 balls, which included four boundaries and five sixes. He played with an amazing strike rate of 196.66, consistently putting the other team’s bowlers under pressure.
Shadab Khan hit four fours and five sixes in his frenzied innings, showcasing a variety of powerful strokes. He received the player of the game and bowled an economical 0/30 in four overs.