Saud Shakeel scored his first century in the World Cup 50 on October 6, 2023, against the Netherlands in the opening match of the World Cup 2023. He came on the field when Pakistan was reeling at 38 for 3 and played a brilliant innings with 68 from 52 balls, consisting of nine fours and one six. His innings helped Pakistan recover to score a total of 297, which eventually saw them win the match by 81 runs.
Saud Shakeel played his first match of the 2023 Cricket World Cup on October 6, 2023, against the Netherlands at the Hyderabad Cricket Association Stadium in Hyderabad, India. He came on in the match when Pakistan were reeling at 38/3, but he played a brilliant knock of 68 runs off 52 balls to help his team recover and win the match with six goals.