The 34-year-old became the first Pakistani left-arm spinner to take five-wicket haul on Test debut
Former Pakistan cricketer Saqlain Mushtaq heaped praise on left-arm spinner Nauman Ali for his brilliant performance in his debut Test match against South Africa at National Stadium, Karachi.
After taking two wickets in the first innings, Ali registered figures of 5/35 in the second innings to dismiss the Proteas for 245.
“Many congratulations to all the boys at Team Green. Some outstanding performances with the bat and ball. Debutant Noman Ali , you were an eye candy to watch. Keep up the great work,” tweeted Saqlain.
The 34-year-old became the first Pakistani left-arm spinner to take five-wicket haul on Test debut. He is also the fourth Pakistani spinner, 12th overall, to take to a take five-wicket haul on Test debut.
Pakistan won the first Test against South Africa by seven wickets. The win helps Pakistan take an unassailable one-nil lead in the two-match series, with the second Test set to begin from February 4 in Rawalpindi.