This player becomes the second oldest Pakistani to make a test debut, chance against Zimbabwe after 137 first class matches
In the second test against Zimbabwe, Pakistan has landed with a big change. He has made this change as an old cricketer in place of a young player. Simply put, Pakistan has fielded an old cricketer against Zimbabwe, who is 36 years old and who is a fast bowler. That is, at the age at which a bowler retires, at that age Pakistan has given a 27-year-old bowler the sideline and a 36-year-old bowler in the playing eleven.
The 36-year-old fast bowler, who is making his debut against Zimbabwe in the second Test, is named Tabish Khan. He has got a chance to make a Test debut for Pakistan after sweating in 137 first class matches. 36-year-old Tabish has been given a place in the team in place of 27-year-old Faheem Ashraf. Tabish Khan was given the test cap by the team's head coach Misbah Ul Haq.
36-year-old Tabish's domestic performance
Born on 12 December 1984, Tabish Khan plays cricket for Sindh. In November 2017, he was selected in Pakistan Super League team Karachi Kings. He was the highest wicket taker in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy from Pakistan Television in 2017-18. Tabish took 37 wickets in 6 matches. In September 2019, for the first time, he was selected for the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy in the Sindh team.
Selection in january, chance in may
Tabish Khan was invited to play cricket for Pakistan due to one after another performances in domestic cricket. In January 2021, he was selected for the first time in the team against South Africa. He was then selected for the Zimbabwe tour in March 2021. However, it still took him a month and a half to make his debut for Pakistan. On 7 May 2021, he got a chance to debut in the second Test against Zimbabwe.
Second old Pakistani making test debut
36-year-old Tabish Khan has become the second cricketer to make a test debut for Pakistan. He is the 245 cricketer to make a test debut for Pakistan. The record for the oldest Test debut for Pakistan is in the name of Miran Bakhsh, who played the first Test for Pakistan in 47 years 284 days.