Debutant Bilal Asif makes historic record at Dubai test

Debutant Bilal Asif makes historic record at Dubai test
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*DUBAI - Pakistan’s debutant off-spinner Bilal Asif has made historic record at the Dubai Test against Australia.*

*He led an Australian collapse with six wickets on the third day of the first Test in Dubai on Tuesday.*

Asif became the 11th Pakistani bowler to get five wickets in a Test inning, fetching the third best figures with 6-36 against Australia.

The 33-year-old helped Pakistan derail Australia from a solid 142-0 to 202 all out on the second day in the first test, just behind Mohammad Zahid 7-66 against New Zealand at Rawalpindi in 1994 and 7-99 by Mohammad Nazir against New Zealand in Karachi in 1969.

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The other bowlers to achieve this milestone include Arif Butt (6-89), Tanvir Ahmed (6-120), Shahid Afridi (5-52), Shahid Nazir (5-53), Wahab Riaz (5-63), Yasir Arafat (5-161), Mohammad Zahid (7-66), Shabbir Ahmed (5-48) and Mohammad Sami (5-36).

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