The amazing feat for the Trinidadian 28-year old bowler came during the West Indies' test against Pakistan.
Gabriel ended with five for 96.
The Official Twitter account for the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) tweeted:
"CONGRATS! Shannon Gabriel on his first five-for, ends with 5 for 96. What a brilliant effort!"
Trinidadian fast-bowler Ian Bishop also tweeted:
"Congratulations to Shannon Gabriel on his first 5wkt haul in test cricket. Well deserved for all the weeks and months of hard work. #WIvPAK."
Today is Day 2 in the second test between West Indies and Pakistan. They are playing at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
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