Rawalpindi: Veteran batsman Shoaib Malik has become the first Pakistani batsman and third overall to score 10,000 runs in T20 cricket.
The 38-year-old achieved the feat during the National T20 Cup in Rawalpindi against Balochistan. He is representing Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the competition.
🔟0⃣0⃣0⃣ T20 runs for @realshoaibmalik 🎉
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) October 10, 2020
He joins the elite list which only includes Chris Gayle (13296) and Keiron Pollard (10370) of West Indies.
Malik has played 394 T20 matches from 2005-2020, scoring 10027 runs at an average of 37+. He has scored 61 fifties, however, he is yet to register a hundred in this format.