Shahbaz Nadeem breaks List A world record with an incredible performance

Shahbaz Nadeem breaks List A world record with an incredible performance

Shahbaz Nadeem, a Left-arm Jharkhand spinner broke a two-decade-old world record for best bowling figures in List A cricket, with an incredible performance of 8/10 against Rajasthan in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Rajasthan was all out for 73 runs in 28.3 overs with Nadeem’s final figures as 10-4-10-8. He has been performing well and eyeing the selection in the Indian team for a while now. He has been a consistent performer for Jharkhand in all formats including the four-day Ranji Trophy.

The earlier record of left-arm spinner Rahul Sanghvi, who achieved figures of 8/15 against Himachal Pradesh was in a 1997-98 match. He only appeared in one Test for India, back in 2001 against Australia.

He was recently part of the India A team which played in England and also the home series against Australia A. He has played 99 First-Class matches, taking 375 wickets at 29.74. He has taken 124 wickets at the List A level in 87 games besides 89 scalps in 109 T20s.