Sign of good things to come, Yasir impressed with Pakistan spinner who has superb skills and potential

Yasir Arafat said Zahid Mahmood's impressive debut is a sign of good things to come

Yasir Arafat: “Decent debut by Zahid Mahmood, signs of good things to come”

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Former Pakistan all-rounder Yasir Arafat is highly impressed with spinner Zahid Mahmood following his excellent international debut.

Mahmood made his debut in the third T20 International against South Africa, where he finished with figures of 3-40 off his four overs.

The 32-year-old troubled South Africa’s batsmen as he dismissed stand-in captain Heinrich Klaasen, Janneman Malan and Dwaine Pretorius.

“What a comeback from South Africa…they’ve certainly made a match of it. Decent debut by Zahid Mahmood, signs of good things to come,” Yasir said on Twitter.

In the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, Mahmood was the third-highest wicket-taker with 52 wickets in 10 matches for Southern Punjab at an average of 26.94.

As for the Pakistan Cup, he finished as the second-highest wicket-taker with 19 wickets in 10 games at an average of 24.89.

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