21 Facts About Yasir Shah

1. Yasir Shah made his international debut in 2011 against Zimbabwe.

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2. Yasir Shah has captured the cricketing world's imagination after his performance in the ongoing Lords test match.

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3. Yasir Shah played his first international match, the third game of one-day international series on Pakistan's tour of Zimbabwe, on 14 September 2011.

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4. Yasir Shah is an international cricketer from Pakistan who is the second fastest bowler in the history of Test cricket to take 100 wickets.

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5. Yasir Shah holds the record for most wickets by a leg-spinner in their first 10 Tests.

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6. Yasir Shah is cousins with both Junaid Khan, another name from the national team, and the Australian cricketer, Fawad Ahmed.

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7. Yasir Shah has had a meteoric rise to fame since his Test debut for Pakistan in October 2014 against Australia.

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8. Yasir Shah became the first bowler since Anil Kumble in 1999 to claim ten wickets in a day when he removed New Zealand skipper Kane.

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9. Yasir Shah is eyeing the record of the fastest bowler to reach 200 Test wickets.

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10. Yasir Shah sliced through the New Zealand innings like a hot knife through butter, finishing with the third-best figures in Pakistan's history.

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11. Yasir Shah bowled the left-handed Nichols to have New Zealand in deep trouble at lunch.

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12. Yasir Shah took the wickets of Tom Latham, Ross Taylor (0) and Henry Nichols (0) in his last over before the interval, leaving New Zealand still trailing by 355 runs.

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13. Yasir Shah entered the match with 181 wickets from 31 Test matches.

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14. Yasir Shah was spinning it big from the rough outside the left-hander's off stump, but that apart New Zealand looked well set to do well with the bat.

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15. Yasir Shah becomes first bowler since Anil Kumble to take ten wickets in a day.

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16. In July 2016, while on tour against England, Yasir Shah became the first leg spinner to take a 5-wicket haul in a Test match at Lord's since Mushtaq Ahmed in 1996.

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17. Yasir Shah picked up 3 consecutive Five Wicket Hauls in three Tests against Sri Lanka further improving his Test Record.

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18. Yasir Shah made his Test debut against Australia, who toured to UAE in 2014.

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19. Yasir Shah played his first international match, the third game of the one-day international series on Pakistan's tour of Zimbabwe, on 14 September 2011.

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20. Yasir Shah made his Test match debut for Pakistan against Australia in the United Arab Emirates on 22 October 2014.

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21. Yasir Shah is an international cricketer from Pakistan who is the joint second fastest bowler in the history of Test cricket to take 100 wickets.

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