Abdul Shafiq, the first Pakistani to do such an amazing, created history in the World Cup at the age of 23


Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in a blatant manner. Abdul Shafiq scored an Atishi century for Pakistan. He kept many big records as soon as he scored a century.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in a blatant manner. Sri Lanka gave a target of 345 runs to win Pakistan, which was easily achieved by the Pakistan team. Mohammad Rizwan and Abdula Shafiq had an amazing game for Pakistan. Pakistan batsmen showed amazing play in the match and offered Atishi a batting sample.

Pakistan won the match

The Pakistani team that followed the big target had a very poor start and the team was once seen trapped in a difficult situation. When Imam ul Haq and Babur Azam were quickly dismissed and returned to the Pavilion, Mohammed Rizwan and Abdula Shafiq then batted brilliantly and gave Pakistan a blatant victory. Due to these players, the Pakistani team was able to win the match. This is Pakistan’s second consecutive win in the ODI World Cup 2023.

Abdul Shafiq batted for Pakistan. He scored 113 runs in 103 balls, including 10 fours and 3 long sixes. He was playing his first match in the ODI World Cup. He has become the first player to score a century on the World Cup debut in Pakistan. His name has recorded the record for playing the biggest innings from Pakistan in the debut match.

Players who play the biggest innings in the ODI World Cup debut match for Pakistan:

113* Run- Abdullah Shafiq, 2023*

82 Run- Mohsin Khan, 1983
78 runs- Assad Shafiq, 2011
76 Run – Ramiz Raja, 1987
71 runs – Omar Akmal, 2011

Abdul Shafiq has scored centuries for Pakistan at the age of 23 and 324 days. He has become the second youngest player to score a century in the ODI World Cup for Pakistan. He has broken Salim Malik’s record. Salim scored a century at the age of 24 years and 192 days. Imam ul Haq is the youngest player to score a century in the World Cup for Pakistan .

Youngest Pakistani player to score a century in the ODI World Cup

23 years 195 days – Imam-ul-Haq, 2019
23 years 324 days – Abdullah Shafiq, 2023*
24 years 192 days – Salim Malik, 1987
24 years 254 days – Babar Azam, 2019

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