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Shahid Afridi reaches 300 wicket milestone in T20 cricket

Former Pakistan captain and Karachi Kings’ all-rounder Shahid Afridi became the first ever Pakistani to bag 300 T20 wickets on Friday. Afridi reached the milestone during his team Karachi Kings’ PSL league match against Islamabad United. His 300th scalp came after a quicker delivery that smashed into Chadwick Walton’s stumps, with the triumphant spinner celebrating the feat in his trademark style. Afridi is only the 4th player in the world who have completed 300 wickets in the shortest format of the game. Read More:…

De Villiers’ wicket was key, says Imad

BIRMINGHAM: Young and motivated Pakistan spinner Imad Wasim showed delight at getting the key wicket of world's best ODI batsman AB de Villiers to help his team destroy world number one South Africa in a crucial Group B match in Edgbaston on Wednesday. De Villiers hit a slightly wide ball from Imad staright to Mohammad Hafeez at point for a golden duck -- his first in 212 One-Day Internationals innings. This was De Villiers -- regarded as the most destructive batsman in limited overs cricket -- first duck since 2013…

Ajmal becomes the leading wicket taker in T20

KARACHI: Offspinner Saeed Ajmal has surpassed his team mate Umar Gul to become the leading wicket taker in Twenty20 International with 76 matches, ARY News reported on Saturday. ‘Doosra’ specialist Saeed Ajmal attained the number one spot in the list of leading wicket taker for T20 after taking the wicket of South African batsman Hashim Amla in the second T20 at Dubai. The top three positions for the leading wicket taker has been acquired by Pakistani bowlers as Saeed Ajmal is at No.1 followed by Umar Gul and Shahid Afridi…