KARACHI: Just a few weeks after cricketer Fawad Alam wowed his followers with an excellent century throughout a Test match towards South Africa, he has lastly obtained his title etched on the PCB’s National Stadium, Karachi (NSK) Honours Board.
Speaking about his experiences — each concerning the century he scored throughout a match towards South Africa final month and the way it felt seeing being listed there — he mentioned it was “like a dream come true for me”.
Last month, the middle-order batter had scored an “epic” preventing century — the primary one on home soil — on the second day of the opening Test match towards South Africa in Karachi.
I’m 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, nonetheless, he has spoken up about how glad and healthful it was to see his title on the NSK Honours Board.
“Of course, it’s like a dream come true for me. When one comes and sees this board, they think, ‘I wish my name was on this board too.’ I can’t thank God enough that my name has now been inked on this board and I pray that more names are added to it.
“And, so far as victory is worried, cricket returned to Pakistan after ages and I hadn’t performed in Pakistan — the three Test matches I performed have been overseas — so this was form of like my debut in Pakistan and a comeback.
Fawad mentioned he “felt very happy”. He defined how cricketers knew that their efficiency must be such that it helps their workforce 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’s evident that we stood robust and everybody fulfilled their obligations and we gained as a workforce.
Noting that it was “a team effort”, he mentioned 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 Test 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.
Playing his first Test at home, Alam was rock-solid as he added 94 with former skipper Azhar Ali for the fifth wicket, leaving South Africa with out a scalp within the first session.