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Fakhar Zaman hits Double Century in One Day Cricket, Breaks 8 All-time records

Fakhar Zaman hits Double Century in One Day Cricket, Breaks 8 All-time records
Written by Abhishek Lohia

Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman hits Double Century in One Day Cricket against weak Zimbabwe and registered a new world record along with Imam ul Haq in ODI cricket. Both of them made a new world record for the first wicket partnership of 304 runs in ODI cricket. Fakhar and Imam added 304 runs for the first wicket, which is the biggest partnership created by any openers in the world Cricket Arena. Earlier this record was registered by Sri Lanka’s Upul Tharanga and Sanath Jayasuriya, who had made a 286-run partnership against England in 2006. In the match, left-handed batsman Fakhar played an impressive inning of 210 not out in 156 balls, including 24 fours and five sixes.

Fakhar batted with a stormy start from the start of the inning and posted the 8th Double century in ODI History. Zaman has now joined the club of Rohit Sharma, Chris Gayle, Sachin Tendulkar, Sehwag and Martin Guptill. This is the third ODI Century of Zaman’s ODI career, along with that Fakhar also played the best innings of his career.

Pakistan has already seized a series of five ODIs from Zimbabwe, and Now the guests are looking forward to cleaning the host team. Pakistan looks very strong in this series. Pakistan won the first match by 201 runs, second match by 9 wickets.

The Pakistani team’s first wicket fell as Imam on the score of 304, after making 113 runs, Imam was trapped in the hands of Musakanda. Imam faced 122 balls during his 113-run knock and hit eight sixes and six fours. Fakhar completed 150 runs in 115 balls with the help of 16 fours and two sixes and completed 200 runs 148 balls with 24 fours and five sixes.

After breaking this record, Zaman became the first player who scored the most individual runs in ODI history from Pakistan. He also broke the 21-year-old record of Saeed Anwar (194 runs). Saeed Anwar played 194 against India in Chennai in 1997 against Chennai.

Rohit Sharma has the record of the largest individual score in one-day internationals, who had scored a tremendous 264 against Sri Lanka in Kolkata on 13 November 2014. After this, names of Martin Guptill (237 * vs West Indies, March 21, 2015), Virender Sehwag (219 vs West Indies, December 8, 2011) and Chris Gayle (215 vs Zimbabwe, 24 February 2015) comes.

Pakistan scored a mammoth total of 399/1 which boosts Pakistan to registered its biggest score in ODIs. The previous record was 385/7, which they made against Bangladesh in 2010.

 

About the author

Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia is a Sports and Political Writer at Newsfolo. He has been working as a Journalist for 2 years and has previously worked at Sportsflu, Sportscafe, and some other Digital Channels. He covers the ruling BJP Government, civic bodies, and Indian politics. He also covers latest Sports News and Live Coverage. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IPEC College, Sahibabad. He can be reached at; [email protected], you can also follow him on twitter @chiraglohia2

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