Pakistan ‘s leg spinner Yasir Shah on Sunday slammed his first-ever hundred against Australia during the 2nd Test Day 3 in Adelaide. Social media users have praised the batsman for his maiden ton. Shah, who had made his debut in the 2001-02 season, helped Pakistan to score 302 runs. The team was tottering with just 89 runs with the loss of six wickets in 31.5 overs.

Shah helped Pakistan to fight back the Aussies and will play again and needing around 287 runs to make Australia for a second time. Shah and Babr Azam scored a partnership of 105 runs. Azam scored 43 runs.

One of the social media users wrote: Yasir Shah – Next Steve Smith in making?.

Other users wrote: Yasir Shah has faced more balls than any other Pakistan player in #AUSvPAK. He can end this Test series as their highest run-getter and wicket-taker.

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Another user wrote: Lot’s of Courage, ample of Patience builds innings of Yasir Shah, This 💯 is awesome, Batting at No.8, mind-blowing!#PAKvAUS #PAKvsAUS.

Some users related him with Steve Smith and several other social media users termed him as the Prime Minister candidate for Pakistan.

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Users also remembered the late Saqlain Mushtaq, who had also slammed ton for his team. Even they also stated that Hardik Pandya was also the Test Batsman who had donned a hundred before Yasir Shah at the 7th wicket.

Another user wrote: Yasir Shah gets a century – just evades the fielder for the 100th run! Thin line between double and triple figures! Shane Warne knows a thing or two about it! #AUSvPAK.


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