Shahbaz Nadeem has played 2 Tests so far
First class career record is excellent
New Delhi. Shahbaz Nadeem has performed well in domestic cricket. He has taken more than 450 wickets in first class cricket. Today is a very special day for this 33-year-old left-arm spinner. He took 8 wickets for 10 runs against Rajasthan while playing for Jharkhand in a match of Vijay Hazare ODI tournament on 20 September 2018. This is the best performance by any bowler in the world in List-A cricket. He also completed a hat-trick in 2 overs. However, he has not yet got a chance to play ODIs for the Indian team. He has definitely landed in 2 test matches. At that time the command of Jharkhand was with Ishan Kishan.
In a match played in Chennai on 20 September 2018, Rajasthan won the toss and decided to bat. The start of the team was satisfactory. At one point the score was 41 for one wicket. After this Shahbaz Nadeem came to bowl and scattered the entire Rajasthan team. The entire team was all out for 73 runs in 28.3 overs. 8 players could not touch the tens figure.
Shahbaz Nadeem has taken 8 wickets in 2 Tests. (AFP)
Hat-trick in 2 overs
Shahbaz Nadeem completed a hat-trick in 2 overs. He bowled Mahipal Lomror on the 5th ball of the 20th over. Then Chetan Bisht was also walked on the last ball. On the first ball of the next over, he completed his hat-trick by lbw to Tajinder Singh. He had bowled 4 maidens in 10 overs. Took 8 wickets for 10 runs. Earlier, the best performance of List-A cricket was in the name of India’s left-arm spinner Rahul Shanghvi. He performed well against Himachal in 1997 while playing for Delhi. He took 8 wickets for 15 runs in 9.5 overs.
In reply, Jharkhand achieved the target for 3 wickets in 14.3 overs. Anand Singh scored the highest 22 runs. Ishan Kishan could only score one run. Saurabh Tiwary 19 and Sumit Kumar were also playing after scoring 19 runs.
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 20, 2022, 07:16 IST