Fawad praises Yasir Shah for break­ing 82 year old record

The Financial Daily - - NATIONAL -

ISLAMABAD: Fed­eral In­for­ma­tion Min­is­ter, Fawad Chaudhry on Thurs­day praised Yasir Shah for be­com­ing fastest to take 200 Test wick­ets, break­ing an 82-year-old record on the fourth day of the third Test against New Zealand.

In his tweet, the min­is­ter said, "So happy for Yasir Shah you made us proud boy, come on Pak me­dia give this leg­end his due re­spect.

Re­act­ing over Sherry Rehman's presser ear­lier in the day, the min­is­ter said "Whats the fun in show­ing a presser of rem­nants of past like Sherry Rehman, as she has zero con­tri­bu­tion to the peo­ple or so­ci­ety th­ese peo­ple have al­ready hone in the waste-bin of the his­tory.

The 32-year-old trapped night-watch­man Will Somerville leg be­fore for four - his sec­ond wicket of the New Zealand sec­ond in­nings - to reach the mile­stone in his 33rd Test, beat­ing Aus­tralian legspin­ner Clar­rie Grim­mett's record of 36 Tests achieved against South Africa in Jo­han­nes­burg in 1936. - NNI

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