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Shaun Masood is that the first Pakistani opener to attain a century on English soil within the 21st century

Friday, August 7, 2020
Shaun Masood is that the first Pakistani opener to attain a century on English soil within the 21st century
Shaun Masood is that the first Pakistani opener to attain a century on English soil within the 21st century


  • Pakistan cricket team's opening batsman Shaun Masood scored a century within the Manchester Test against England and he has become the primary Pakistani opener to attain a century on English soil within the 21st century.
  • He also became the sixth Pakistani batsman to attain centuries in three consecutive innings.
  • On the second day of the Manchester Test, Shaun Masood also showed full confidence and remained steadfast ahead of English bowling line.
  • Shaun Masood completed his century off 251 balls. Shaun Masood is that the first Pakistani opener of the present century to get a century in England. Before him, Saeed Anwar was the last Pakistani opener to get a century in England. He scored a century within the Oval Test in 1996.
  • This was Shaun Masood's century within the third consecutive innings with which he became the sixth Pakistani batsman to try and do so.
  • Before Shaan, Zaheer Abbas, Mudassar Nazar, Muhammad Yusuf, Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq have also crossed this milestone.
  •  Pakistan cricket team's opening batsman Shaun Masood is that the first opener in five years to attain a century within the first innings of any Test on English soil. Earlier, Australia's Chris Rogers scored a century within the first innings in 2015.

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