Asad Shafiq, the talented right-handed batsman from Pakistan has played a sensational innings to put every individual on the edge of the seat in the first test against Australia at Gabba.
Asad Shafiq failed to trouble the scorers in his recent test matches where he hardly passed double-digit scores but he proved his mettle as a batsman after showing a classic heroic effort in the chase of 490 but Australia has the last laugh as they got him with a well-directed bouncer by Starc.
Pakistan tally of 450 runs is the Second highest total in the history of test Cricket where Kiwis leads the list with 451 runs. Though they made a great effort, Australia lead the series with 1-0.
As the brilliant effort from Asad Shafiq came to an end, People took to twitter to show their applause for the right-hand batsman. Here are the few tweets we would like you to know. Check out –
Great fightback by Pak in Brisbane led by gutsy Shafiq.There's no shame in losing when team fights to the last ball. They have made us proud
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) December 19, 2016
Asad Shafiq has a hundred at Oval, one at Cape Town & now in Brisbane. For a player from the subcontinent that's exceptional!#AUSvPAK
— Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar) December 19, 2016
— QasimFromFaisalabad (@Happpy206) December 19, 2016
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) December 18, 2016
— Praks Shetty (@shettpra) December 19, 2016
— Aarabu Ahmad Sultan (@AarabuAhmad) December 19, 2016
— Geo super (@geosuperhdtv) December 19, 2016
— Soumitra (@AYearOrADay) December 19, 2016
— Fawad Ahmad (@Fawad086) December 19, 2016
— Maheen (@MaheenKanwall) December 18, 2016
As the year draws to an end, we are seeing the performance of the year at the Gabba #AUSvPAK
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) December 19, 2016
This is phenomenal from Pakistan, irrespective of whatever the outcome may be.
Asad Shafiq playing a blinder here.#AUSvPAK
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) December 19, 2016
@asadshafiq1986 take a bow!!! What an innings.
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) December 19, 2016
— waqar younis (@waqyounis99) December 18, 2016
2 Moments Pak Fans Will Not Forget From This #AUSvPAK Match…
Well Played Though By Asad Shafiq(138). Never Easy To Score 450 in 2nd Inngs pic.twitter.com/2vQDG553wb
— Sir Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadeja) December 19, 2016
— Shafi Zubairi (@shafi_zubairi) December 19, 2016