Lahore (Urdu Point News Latest – Online. December 15, 2021) Pakistan’s veteran middle-order batsman Shoaib Malik has won his 37th Player of the Match award in T20 cricket, the most by any Asian cricketer. Overall 5th highest Man of the Match awards. Shoaib Malik, 39, performed the feat during a match between Jaffna Kings and Candy Warriors in the Sri Lankan Premier League (LPL).
Shoaib Malik, 39, scored 14 off 9 balls and took a wicket for 19 runs in 3 overs, dismissing Pakistani batsman Ahmed Shehzad. Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi, who has won the Player of the Match and Best Player of the Series 3 times, is ranked second in the list, having won the award 34 times in 326 matches. Afghanistan’s all-rounder Mohammad Nabi is third on the list with 32 Player of the Match awards in 311 matches. Indian captain Rohit Sharma has won the Man of the Match award 30 times in 364 matches and Pakistani wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal has won the Man of the Match award 29 times in 285 matches.