Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Shoaib Malik has crossed 10000 T20 runs that have made him the first Pakistani batsman to reach the milestone ever. He touched the feat in Rawalpindi when he playing against Balochistan and is overwhelmed by the record.
Notably, he is the overall third batsman as he has joint the elite list of Chris Gayle (13296) and Keiron Pollard (10370) from West Indies who are the only two international players with more than 10,000 T20 runs.
Malik’s runs are now 10027 averaging over 37 and the 38-year-old is yet to receive more. His record concludes 61 fifties featuring in 394 T20 matches from 2005-2020. However, he is yet to register a ton in the format. Surprisingly, the player has crossed a massive feat without hitting a single hundred.
His side, KPK, ranks second on the points table of the National T20 Cup as both playing xis have combined four wins out of five.
Surprising as Shoaib Malik crosses 10000 T20 runs without a single hundred
🔟0⃣0⃣0⃣ T20 runs for @realshoaibmalik 🎉
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) October 10, 2020
The event commenced on 30th September, is progressing on in a full-fledged as its prime half-season at Multan has been coiled up. Rawalpindi being the current host for another half, is to tape up the complete season as the six domestic franchises are battling in a double league.
Seventeen out of thirty-three matches are looped up and the outlasting matches’ result will decide the final winner but however, here is the point table for the event after SK vs SPP (16th Match).
National T20 Cup 2020 points table
Notably, Northern tops the table as they clinched four consecutive wins but lost the fifth one, unfortunately. However, Southern Punjab are at the last spot winning only a single out of five.