Shadab Khan is Now the 2nd Highest Wicket Taker in T20 World Cup Super 12s

Pakistan’s vice-captain, Shadab Khan, has become the second-highest wicket-taker of the Super 12s phase of the T20 World Cup 2022.

Shadab Khan becomes second-leading wicket-taker of the T20 World Cup 2022. Leg-spinner has been instrumental for Pakistan, containing runs and taking crucial wickets. 24-year-old is only spinner among top five in Super 12s stage of the tournament.

Shadab Khan is also the highest wicket-taker for Pakistan in this World Cup so far with 10 wickets to his name.

Player Team Wickets
Anrich Nortje South Africa 11
Shadab Khan Pakistan 10
Sam Curran England 10
Mark Wood England 9
Arshdeep Singh India 9

Pakistan Decides Against Making Any Changes to T20 World Cup Squad

Pakistan have avoided making any changes to their squad for the T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia. The deadline to replace any player without any reason has passed. The marquee event will begin on October 16, with Sri Lanka facing Namibia in qualifying round matches. Men in Green will begin their campaign on October 23 against arch-rivals India.

No player can be replaced without the consent of the technical committee, even if injured. The cause for replacing anyone must be presented. Pakistan’s middle order struggled during the Asia Cup 2022 and T20I series against England at home this summer.

Fakhar Zaman and Shaheen Afridi will join the Pakistan squad in Australia before the World Twenty20.

Happy Birthday Imran Khan: Here’s One of His Unbroken Records

He is remembered for leading Pakistan to World Cup victory in 1992 and introducing greats such as Wasim Akram, Inzamam-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis to the game.

Most of his fans haven’t even seen him play, but they still love him because of his records. Today is his 70th birthday and we look back at some of his unbroken records.

Captain Team  Wickets Average 
Imran Khan Pakistan 186 20.25
Richie Benaud Australia 138 25.78,
Garry Sobers West Indies 117 34.00
Daniel Vettori New Zealand 116 33.38
Kapil Dev India 111 26.35

He has taken 362 and 182 wickets, respectively, during his international career. With the bat, he has scored 3,807 runs at an average of 37.69 in Tests and 3,709 runs at a 33.41 in ODI cricket.

Babar Azam Becomes The Youngest Batter to Complete 8,000 T20 Runs

Babar Azam hit an unbeaten 110 off 66 balls against England in the second game of the T20 series. The batsman had scored 68 runs in six innings in the Asia Cup, with a top score of 30 against Sri Lanka. Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets to level the series at 1-1.

He also became the first Pakistani to hit a second century in T20 cricket and the highest-ever chase without losing a wicket.

He completed the feat in nine years and 295 days after starting his career at the age of 20.

Batter Team Innings 
Chris Gayle West Indies 213
Babar Azam Pakistan 218
Virat Kohli India 243

Babar Azam now needs just 105 more runs in three innings to pass Virat Kohli for the fastest 3,000 T20I runs. He has also surpassed Virat Kohli and former South African legendary batter, Hashim Amla in ODI records.

Babar-Rizwan Pair Surpasses Indian Superstars to Set New Record

Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan have been instrumental in Pakistan’s recent success in the T20 Blast. The right-handed batsmen smashed several batting records during their partnership against England.

The duo became the joint top scorers in the shortest format of the game with their unbeaten 203 runs for Peshawar Zalmi.

Babar has scored more runs at an average of 66 and a strike rate of 133, compared to his Pakistani team-mate’s 562 runs.

How to Live Stream Pakistan Vs. England 2nd T20I

Pakistan face England in the second of seven-match T20 series. England have already taken a 1-0 lead in the series. Babar Azam-led side will be keen to bounce back after  a four-wicket victory on Tuesday.

The series will serve as a preparation for the upcoming T20 World Cup, which will begin on October 16 in Australia.

Pakistan vs. England match will be telecasted live on PTV Sports and Ten Sports on television as well as their live streaming platforms. The highly anticipated match between the two teams is scheduled for 7:30 PM, Pakistan Standard Time, at the National Stadium Karachi.

Here are the links for live streaming:

1 ARY Zap App (Android) Link
2 ARY Zap App (iOS) Link

Babar Unveils Special Kit for 1st England T20I, Donates Asia Cup Match Fee

Pakistan will be wearing a special kit for the first T20I against England in order to mark the fundraiser for the flood victims.

The first T20I match between Pakistan and England has been declared a fundraiser. The gate money for this match will be donated to the flood victims. Millions of people in Pakistan have been affected by floods due to which the Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to step up.

Pakistan will donate match fees of one Asia Cup match to the flood victims fund. The darker colour of the kit is to signify the adverse effects of the recent floods in Pakistan and the surrounding region.

Naseem Shah Gains 1 Million Instagram Followers After Asia Cup Heroics

Naseem Shah has crossed 1 million followers on Instagram in no time after his outstanding T20I debut in Asia Cup 2022.

19-year-old Naseem Shah’s Instagram following skyrocketed after his performance at the Asia Cup. The young pacer became an overnight sensation after leading Pakistan’s pace attack against India.

Naseem Shah’s Twitter followers jumped from 484,000 to 728,000 after his match-winning sixes against Afghanistan. His popularity in India also saw a huge jump after Bollywood actress, Urvashi Rautella, shared an edit of them.

Naseem Shah and Urvashi Rautela’s Strange Instagram Activity Raises Eyebrows

Naseem Shah unfollowed the Indian actress Urvashi Rautella soon after following her on Instagram.

Urvashi Rautela shared a ‘cute’ fan-made edit on her Instagram story featuring 19-year-old Naseem Shah. Urvashi took to her Instagram to clarify that her team posted the video without any knowledge of other people being involved in it.

However, the unusual virtual interactions between the young pacer and the star actress have drawn the internet’s attention.

12-Year-Old Pakistani Tennis Star Wins Big at Little Mo Internationals 2022

Haniya Minhas has won the girl’s 12 and under singles, doubles, and mixed doubles events in the Little Mo Internationals in New York.

Haniya Minhas has been sponsored by Abdul Razzaq Dawood and his foundation to pursue her dreams of playing tennis. Bilquis and Abdul Razak Dawood (BARD) Foundation is currently supporting Haniya’s training at the IMG Academy in Florida, USA.

Pakistani tennis player Haniya Zafar has been named the top tennis player from Pakistan. She has won eight gold medals, one silver, and one bronze medal in eight months. The 20-year-old earned a bronze in the IMG Future-Stars in Greece in 2021.