Early CareerYasir Shah made his first-class debut in February 2002 but had to wait nine years to play international cricket. An ODI and two T20s later, he was back out of the reckoning, seemingly forgotten forever. The recall, when it arrived, came at a time of crisis for Pakistan, when Saeed Ajmal was banned for chucking in September 2014.Shah made his Test match debut for Pakistan against Australia in the United Arab Emirates on 22 October 2014. During Pakistan's tour of Sri Lanka, Shah became the fastest Pakistani bowler to take 50 test wickets.Shah is the cousin of Pakistan fast bowler Junaid Khan as well as of Australian international cricketer Fawad Ahmed. Shah has played for numerous teams in the Pakistani first-class domestic cricket circuit, including the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cricket team, Pakistan A cricket team, Abbottabad Rhinos, Pakistan Customs cricket team, and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited.He has also played cricket for the Pakistan A cricket team.
Domestic careerShah has played for numerous teams in the Pakistani first-class domestic cricket circuit, including the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cricket team, Pakistan A cricket team, Abbottabad Rhinos, Pakistan Customs cricket team, and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited.He has also played cricket for the Pakistan A cricket team.Yasir didn't just grab the opportunity; he made everyone forget they were supposed to miss Ajmal, spinning his way to 12 wickets in his series.Yasir quickly won a horde of admirers including Shane Warne, who praised his "energy and shape on the ball, also his over spinner and patience", and proclaimed he would finish with more than.
ICC World Cup 2015In January 2015 he was selected in Pakistan's squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and he was considered as a long-term replacement for Pakistan's banned off-spinner Saeed Ajmal. He made his World Cup debut against arch-rivals India on 15 February 2015.Even though he has not played ODI cricket for a while, the selectors have showed immense faith in him and have named him in the 2015 World Cup squad. He along with Shahid Afridi will be expected to do well in the World Cup.
CricketerYasir Shah closer to becoming the fastest man to reach 200 wickets in Test cricketYasir Shah abandoned three New Zealand batsmen to come extremely close to turning into the quickest man to 200 wickets in Test cricket on the very beginning of the third and last Test in Abu Dhabi on Monday 3rd December 2018 and is all set to become the fastest man to reach 200 wickets in a Test cricket. Yasir now has 198 wickets in his 33rd Test, only two short of Australian leg-spinner Clarrie Grimmett's World record 200 wickets in 36 Tests accomplished in 1936.
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