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Naseem Shah Created History by Taking a Hat-trick in Test Cricket

Pakistan fast bowler Naseem Shah created history in the first test match between Pakistan and Bangladesh. He became the youngest fast bowler to take five wickets in a Test inning.

Naseem Shah
Naseem Shah (Image: Twitter)

The two-Test series being played between Pakistan and Bangladesh. On the third day of this Test match, Naseem did something that no one has done in the history of Test cricket so far.

When Naseem Shah is now 16 years (359 days, he has a remarkable record at such a young age. He did wonders in this match by taking a hat-trick and became the youngest player to score a hat-trick in a Test match.

Naseem Shah dismissed Najmul Hussain, Taizul Islam and then Mahmudullah for the fourth, fifth and sixth balls of the over. Naseem Shah played havoc while bowling brilliantly and took 4 wickets, but had to go out of the ground due to a shoulder injury.

In this match, Bangladesh scored 233 runs in the first innings while batting first. In response, Pakistan scored 445 runs on the centuries of Babar Azam and Masood.

Pakistan won the 1st Test Match at Rawalpindi against Bangladesh by an innings and 44 runs. Naseem Shah awarded with Man of the Match.

Babar Azam says, “It was awesome to see Naseem Shah come and bowl those absolute masterpieces to secure hat-trick. Another huge positive for Pakistan is the return of form for Haris Sohail & Yasir Shah. And the crowd was simply terrific. Thanks for your support.”

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