Naseem Shah, the 19-year-old Pakistani pace bowler, set a new world record by taking 15 wickets in the first four One Day Internationals (ODIs). This feat surpasses the previous record of 14 wickets held by Ryan Harris and Gary Gilmour.
Naseem Shah started the home series against New Zealand with a five-wicket haul. With stellar figures of 5 for 57, Naseem Shah of ODI wickets reached 15, which is the highest number of wickets taken by any bowler after playing only four ODI matches.
Naseem’s 15 wickets also includes two consecutive fifers. His impressive appearance has drawn praise from fans and experts alike.
Naseem Shah took the first 10 wickets in his debut series against Netherlands when the team’s main pacer Shaheen Afridi was injured. Now, with a stunning start to his ODI career, Naseem Shah has cemented his place as a permanent member of Pakistan’s ODI squad in the first outings. Pakistan will be hoping that he can continue his rich form throughout 2023 and become a key player for the team in the upcoming ODI World Cup.