Pakistan’s all-round cricketer Shoaib Malik has now become the fourth batsman in the world to accumulate as many as 9000 runs in the shortest format of the game- T20 Cricket.
On Monday, Malik reached the landmark playing for the Guyana Amazon Warrior’s win over Barbados Trident in the ongoing edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
The right-handed batsman produced a handy cameo of 32 runs from 19 balls and helped his side register a win over Barbados Trident and reach the finals.
Malik, who recently announced his retirement from ODI Cricket, has scored 9,014 runs in 356 T20 matches he has played till. Moreover, he has a total of 142 wickets.
It is worth noting here that West Indies opener Chris Gayle has the record for being the leading run-getter in T20s. He has in fact scored 13, 051 T20 runs against his name T20 Cricket. He achieved the feat in as many as 394 matches and is followed by Brendon McCullum (9,922 runs) and Kieron Pollard (9,757) in the list of highest run-getters in T20 Cricket.
The 37-year-old Pakistani cricketer, Malik, has represented his national team in 35 Test Matches, 287 ODIs and 111 T20Is.