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Balochistan head coach Faisal Iqbal believes that Central Punjab batsman Abdullah Shafique is a “brilliant future talent”.
Faisal has been really impressed with Shafique’s performance in the ongoing National T20 Cup.
Brilliant future Talent 👍🏻🇵🇰 https://t.co/FE3cHfa4OR
— Faisal Iqbal🇵🇰🏏فیصل اقبال (@FaisalIqbalCric) September 30, 2020
The 20-year-old started with a bang as he smashed an unbeaten 102 on debut against Southern Punjab and has followed it up with decent scores.
Overall, Shafique is the highest run-scorer in the tournament with 236 runs in five matches, which includes a century and fifty, at an average of 59 and a strike-rate of 136.41.
Meanwhile, under Faisal’s guidance, Balochistan are third in the standings as they have won three of the five matches they have played.