Nauman Ali 5 Wicket Haul on Test Debut


Nauman Ali

The test debutant and off spinner, Nauman Ali got the five wicket haul in his first test match against South Africa. The 34 years old Pakistani off spinner rattled the batting line up of South Africa and he finished the inning with figures of 35 for 5 in just 25.3 overs in the second innings of the first test match being played against SA at National Stadium Karachi. The main thing of this test match is Nauman Ali 5 Wickets Haul on Test Debut.

Nuaman Ali has become the 7th oldest bowler and 4th oldest spinner, who took 5 wickets in his test debut. The first Pakistani player was medium fast bowler, Arif Butt, who took 5 wickets in his debut in 1964 against Australia. Muhammad Nazir and Muhammad Zahid both took 7 wickets in their first test matches against New Zealand and registered as the leading wicket takers in their debut. After that Shahid Afridi and Bilal Asif, the two leading spin bowlers, who took five wicket hauls for Pakistan in their debut and both against Australia. Now Nauman has taken five wickets in his first test match against South Africa and got recorded his name in the list of leading wicket takers in the first test match.

Bowler Figures Opposition Date Venue
Arif Butt 89 for 6 Australia 4 Dec 1964 Melbourne
Mohammad Nazir 99 for 7 New Zealand 24 Oct 1969 Karachi
Shahid Nazir 53 for 5 Zimbabwe 17 Oct 1996 Sheikhupura
Mohammad Zahid 66 for 7 New Zealand 28 Nov 1996 Rawalpindi
Shahid Afridi 52 for 5 Australia 22 Oct 1998 Karachi
Mohammad Sami 36 for 5 New Zealand 8 March 2001 Auckland
Shabbir Ahmed 48 for 5 Bangladesh 20 Aug 2003 Karachi
Yasir Arafat 161 for 5 India 8 Dec 2007 Bengaluru
Wahab Riaz 63 for 5 England 18 Aug 2010 The Oval
Tanvir Ahmed 120 for 6 South Africa 20 Nov 2010 Abu Dhabi
Bilal Asif 36 for 6 Australia 7 Oct 2018 Dubai
Nauman Ali 35 for 5 South Africa 26 Jan 2021 Karachi

Nauman Ali has performed well in the recent test match against South Africa being played from 26 to 30 January 2021 at National Stadium Karachi and he showed tremendous performance in the second innings of this test match. Leg spinner Yasir Shah took four wickets and one wicket for Hassan Ali and restricted Protease to only 245 runs and they gave the target of 88 runs to Pakistan to win this match and Pakistan got this target on the loss of only three wickets and Pakistan made the convincing victory by seven wickets.


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