Test debut at 34!...

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Test debut at 34!

 Sports Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:41 PM, 26 January 2021   Updated: 04:42 PM, 26 January 2021

Nauman Ali and Imran Butt

Nauman Ali and Imran Butt

Pakistan awarded test caps to 34-year-old left-arm spinner Nauman Ali in the first Test against South Africa on Tuesday. Along with Nauman Ali, opening batsman Imran Butt also gets his test cap in the match in Karachi.

Nauman Ali was born on October 7, 1986. The Sindh-born left-arm spinner is the fourth oldest Pakistani to make a Test debut at 34 years and 111 days.

Earlier, South Africa captain Quinton de Kock won the toss and elected to bat first. South Africa are currently 205 for 9. Nauman Ali picked up 2 wickets so far in the first innings.

Pakistan: Babar Azam (c), Abid Ali, Imran Butt, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Rizwan, Nauman Ali, Yasir Shah, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi.

South Africa: Quinton de Kock (c), Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi

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