Harare Test(8 May 2021) National team fast bowler Tabish Khan made unique records on debut against Zimbabwe in the second test match and there were no special records before that. Tabish Khan had taken 598 first-class wickets before his debut. Earlier, any Asian player could take more wickets than before, in 2017, Sri Lanka’s Milanda Pushpa Kumara took 558 wickets.
Before this Ireland’s Tim Murtagh has the highest number of first-class wickets before his debut, taking 712 wickets before playing his first Test in 2018. At the age of 36 years and 146 days, Tabish Khan made his debut. He is also the third senior player to make a Test debut for Pakistan. In 1955, Miran bakhsh made his Test debut against India at the age of 47 years and 284 days, while in 1952, Amir Elahi made his Test debut at the age of 44 years and 45 days.
Tabish Khan is the first player to make his Test debut after taking more than 500 wickets in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. He took 515 wickets in 115 matches in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. Tabish has played 137 matches before his debut, before him only Khalid Abdullah played more matches before the first Test.
Before this Azhar Ali also set a record in the second test match against zimbabwe