KARACHI: A number of weeks after cricketer Fawad Alam wowed his followers with a superb century throughout a Check match in opposition to South Africa, he has lastly obtained his identify etched on the PCB’s Nationwide Stadium, Karachi (NSK) Honours Board.
Talking about his experiences — each in regards to the century he scored throughout a match in opposition to South Africa final month and the way it felt seeing being listed there — he stated it was “like a dream come true for me”.
Final month, the middle-order batter had scored an “epic” preventing century — the primary one on residence soil — on the second day of the opening Check match in opposition to South Africa in Karachi.
I am grateful to God that we got us a lot respect — regardless of experiencing a lot bother in a stage within the center — and I hit a century.
Now, nevertheless, he has spoken up about how glad and healthful it was to see his identify on the NSK Honours Board.
“In fact, it is like a dream come true for me. When one comes and sees this board, they assume, ‘I want my identify was on this board too.’ I can not thank God sufficient that my identify has now been inked on this board and I pray that extra names are added to it.
“And, so far as victory is anxious, cricket returned to Pakistan after ages and I hadn’t performed in Pakistan — the three Check matches I performed have been overseas — so this was form of like my debut in Pakistan and a comeback.
Fawad stated he “felt very happy”. He defined how cricketers knew that their efficiency ought to be such that it helps their group win. “I’m thankful to God that we were given so much respect — despite experiencing so much trouble at a stage in the middle — and I hit a century.”
It is evident that we stood robust and everybody fulfilled their duties and we gained as a group.
Noting that it was “a team effort”, he stated it was “evident that we stood strong and everyone fulfilled their responsibilities and we won as a team”.
“It was a fantastic victory and it helped us in the next Test [match],” the cricketer added.
Fawad’s Jan 27 century was his third one throughout a Check match and got here through the 14th innings of his profession. Alam held fort on 63 as Pakistan reached 178 for six at tea, trailing South Africa’s first innings whole by 42 runs.
Taking part in his first Check at residence, Alam was rock-solid as he added 94 with former skipper Azhar Ali for the fifth wicket, leaving South Africa and not using a scalp within the first session.