New Delhi. Pakistan’s legendary batsman Shoaib Malik did not get a place in the T20 World Cup team announced recently. Then it was said that wrong happened with the only Pakistani player to score more than 10 thousand runs in T20. But Malik has performed extremely embarrassingly in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). He could hit only 4 boundaries in 10 matches. This is the worst performance of the top-6 batsman in all T20 leagues overall. Pakistan’s selectors must have heaved a sigh of relief after Malik’s poor performance.
Shoaib Malik could score only 61 runs in 10 T20 matches playing for Guyana Amazon Warriors. His average was 7.62. This is the worst average for a top-6 batsman overall in any T20 league. His highest score was 23 runs. He could hit only three fours and a six. That is, only 4 boundaries. He faced 102 balls. His strike rate was 60, which is very bad in terms of T20. Off-spinner This player did not get a single wicket in the T20 league. This record belongs to the players who played at least 8 matches in a season.
Left behind James Franklin and Mohammad Hafeez
Shoaib Malik left behind James Franklin of New Zealand and Mohammad Hafeez, who made it to the Pakistan T20 team, in terms of poor performance. Franklin could only score 8.38 runs in the T20 Blast in England in 2018. After that he also took retirement. At the same time, Hafeez could only score runs in 8 matches of IPL in 2008 at an average of 9.14. Then he was playing for Kolkata Knight Riders. However, due to the dispute between India and Pakistan, Pakistani players are no longer allowed to play in the IPL.
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Only 4 batsmen have been able to score more than 10 thousand runs.
Talking about T20, only 4 batsmen in the world have been able to score more than 10 thousand runs. It also includes Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik. He has scored 10802 runs in 435 matches at an average of 36. He has also scored 66 half-centuries. The strike rate is of 126. West Indies’ Chris Gayle holds the record for most runs in T20Is. He has scored more than 14 thousand runs.
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