Shoaib Malik is the first Pakistani and eighth globally to score 1000 fours in T20 cricket

On Sunday, Shoaib Malik, a renowned Pakistani batsman, marked a significant achievement as he became the first player from Pakistan to reach the milestone of 1,000 fours in T20 cricket.

This noteworthy feat took place during a National T20 Cup match between Sialkot and Rawalpindi regions in Karachi.

Having participated in a total of 446 international matches for Pakistan, Malik accomplished this milestone in 482 innings, securing his position as the eighth player globally to attain such a feat.

Furthermore, he notched up 400 sixes in T20s, making him the sole Pakistani player to reach this remarkable milestone.

Currently leading Sialkot in the National T20 Cup, Malik showcased his batting prowess by scoring 84 runs off 56 balls, which included 10 boundaries, setting a target of 164 runs. Despite his commendable efforts, Rawalpindi successfully chased the target in 18.4 overs.

Expressing his aspiration to surpass Chris Gayle’s record for the most T20 runs, Shoaib Malik requires 1,719 more runs to achieve this remarkable milestone.

With a total of 12,843 runs in 482 innings, Malik continues to display remarkable resilience even after 24 years since his international debut in 1999. Recognized for his enduring presence in Pakistani cricket, Malik has represented the country in ODIs, Tests, and T20Is, showcasing his versatile skills both with the bat and ball.

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