Pakistan’s center order batter Saud Shakeel has as soon as once more impressed the cricket followers together with his blistering batting in the course of the ICC World Cup 2023 warm-up match towards New Zealand performed at Hyderabad stadium on Friday.
Saud Shakeel got here to the crease after Mohammad Rizwan’s departure and bolstered Pakistan’s complete on the backend with a quickfire knock.
Shakeel hammered 75 off 53 balls with 4 sixes and 5 fours whereas his strike charge was 141.5.
Pakistan posted an enormous complete on the board, behind a sensational century by Mohammad Rizwan, adopted by skipper Babar Azam and Saud Shakeel’s half-centuries.
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Nonetheless, Rachin Ravindra’s 97, adopted by half-centuries from returning Kane Williamson, Daryl Mitchell and Mark Chapman steered New Zealand to thrash Pakistan by 5 wickets.
New Zealand batters placed on a scintillating present as they lifted their facet to chase down a mammoth 346 towards Pakistan for the lack of 5 wickets and 38 balls to spare.
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Regardless of Pakistan’s defeat, the cricket followers confirmed love and assist in direction of Saud Shakeel.
Right here is how the cricket followers on X (previously Twitter) react to Shakeel’s batting:
— Qasim Hassan (@QasimHassan27) September 29, 2023
— Z A L A N D A (@amber_twilight3) September 29, 2023
— Farid Khan (@_FaridKhan) September 29, 2023
Saud Shakeel I’m sorry for doubting your skill to improvise pic.twitter.com/u6PWWfgbzC
— Asad Rehman (@aurehman99) September 29, 2023
— Shaharyar Ejaz (@SharyOfficial) September 29, 2023
— Usman (@usmancric1) September 29, 2023
A very spectacular, eye catching innings from Saud Shakeel. A number of the strokeplay, notably in direction of the tip of the innings was merely chic. These lofted drives, the class aggression has been a pleasure to observe and I’m now sure he’ll be within the beginning XI for Pakistan. pic.twitter.com/yezfvvcInx
— Aatif Nawaz (@AatifNawaz) September 29, 2023
Stylish, Magnificent, fashionable 5⃣ 0⃣ by Saud Shakeel. Saud 2 easy six to Jimmy Neesham exhibits his class. No further effort simply pure timing.
— Ahmer Najeeb Satti (@AhmerNajeeb) September 29, 2023