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Sarfaraz Ahmed creates a historic moment by setting a new record for Pakistan in Test cricket.

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Sarfaraz Ahmed has achieved a significant milestone of 3000 runs. He becomes the inaugural wicketkeeper from Pakistan to surpass the prestigious landmark of 3000 Test runs.

Sarfaraz Ahmed has made history by becoming Pakistan’s first wicketkeeper-batsman to achieve a significant milestone in Test Cricket. He reached landmark of 3000 Test runs during the ongoing Test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Galle.

Sarfaraz’s exceptional batting skills and contributions have been instrumental in Pakistan’s Test success. His name is now etched in the annals of Pakistani cricket history.

Before Sarfaraz’s accomplishment, Moin Khan held the record for the highest number of runs scored by a wicketkeeper in Test cricket for Pakistan, accumulating a total of 2741 runs. However, Sarfaraz has now surpassed this milestone, establishing himself as one of the top wicketkeeper-batsmen in the history of Pakistani cricket.

Notably, in the same innings, Abdullah Shafique, another Pakistani batsman, reached a personal milestone of scoring 1000 runs in Test cricket. Unfortunately, Shafique’s innings was abruptly ended when he was dismissed by Jayasuriya after contributing 19 runs.

In 91 Test innings, Sarfaraz has shown  resilience at the crease, with four centuries and 21 half-centuries to his name. However, he was dismissed for 17 by Prabath Jayasuriya in the mentioned Test, failing to play a big innings.

Before Sarfaraz, Moin Khan held  the record for the most runs by a wicketkeeper in Test cricket for Pakistan, scoring 2741 runs. Sarfaraz has now surpassed this mark, establishing himself as one of Pakistan’s premier wicketkeeper-batsmen.

Interestingly, during the same innings, Abdullah Shafique, another Pakistani batsman, reached 1000 runs in Test cricket. Unfortunately, Shafique’s innings was cut short as he got out for 19 runs by Jayasuriya.

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