PESHAWAR, October 29: Mr Yasir Shah has shot to fame after his best performance in the first test match between Pakistan and Australia, in which green-shirts defeated the Aussies.
Yasir Shah belongs to the area of Gohati in Swabi district. He played his first ever match, in which he took 3 wickets in the first innings and 4 in second.
The people of his area distributed sweets when he made way to the success of Pakistan and his family was congratulated warmly.
“He played cricket for 16 years. And he tried so hard that he gave best performance against Australia that is one of the top cricket teams of the world. All of the Pakistanis, whether living in the country or abroad, are feeling proud that a Pakhtun youth has elevated the status of his country,” said a resident of his native area.
His father Syed Khaki Shah told TNN that, “I thank Almighty Allah that He has made my son achieve success in cricket. He is pride of the nation and whole province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is jubilant. May Allah help him to work for prosperity of the country!”