Rawalpindi: Veteran Kamran Akmal has become the first wicketkeeper in T20 cricket to record 100 stumpings.
He achieved the feat while playing for Central Punjab during the National T20 Cup fixture against Southern Punjab on Tuesday.
Former India captain MS Dhoni is second on the list with 84 stumpings. Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara is at the third spot with 60. India’s Dinesh Karthik (59) and Afghanistan’s Mohammad Shahzad (52) are on the fourth and fifth spots respectively.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and cricketers congratulated the 38-year-old on Twitter.
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) October 14, 2020
Congratulations kami bhai
— Sohail Tanveer (@sohailmalik614) October 14, 2020
Congratulations Kami great achievement
— Rashid Latif (@iRashidLatif68) October 14, 2020
Congratulations kami Bhai great achievement. Mashallah 👏👏👏
— Abid Ali (@AbidAli_Real) October 14, 2020