Huraira becomes first batsman to complete 1,000 first-class runs in 2022

Mushtaq A Subhani

Mohammad Huraira has become the first Pakistani batsman to score 1,000 runs in first-class cricket during the year 2022 while scoring a double century for Northern against Sindh in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy final at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore on November 28.

The 20-year-old cricketer made 221 off 236 balls, his first double ton in this edition of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. He crossed the milestone of 1,000 runs when he reached 197 during his innings on the third day of the match.

He has so far made 1,024 runs in 11 matches at an average of 73.14 during the current year. He scored four hundreds and two fifties.

Born in Sialkot on April 25, 2002, Huraira is a nephew of former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik.

He made his first-class debut just a year ago with an amazing performance as he plundered 986 runs in 11 matches with a triple ton. He made 311 off 343 balls while playing for Northern against Balochistan in Karachi and became the second youngest Pakistani, and the eighth in the world, to score a triple hundred in first-class cricket at the age of 19 years, 237 days.

Overall, young Huraira has so far compiled 2010 runs (average 64.83) in 22 matches with seven hundreds and as many fifties.

 

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