Fakhar Zaman
Fakhar Zaman

Fakhar Zaman becomes first Pakistani to hit ODI double ton

ANI | Updated: Jul 20, 2018 18:35 IST

Harare [Zimbabwe], July 20 (ANI): Left-hand batsman Fakhar Zaman has become the first ever Pakistani player to hit a double century in the one day internationals (ODIs).
The 28-year-old achieved the feat while playing in the fourth clash of the ongoing five-match ODI series against Zimbabwe here at Queens Sports Club on Friday.
The ODI proved to be a historic one for Pakistan as along with Zaman's double ton, they broke a series of records.
Riding on the back of the smashing knock of 201 runs by the latest sensation, Pakistan put up their highest-ever total of 399 runs in the ODIs.
Earlier in the match, Zaman and Pakistan batsman Imam-ul-Haq had built a record-breaking 304-run partnership surpassing the previous record of 263 runs set by Aamir Sohail and Inzamam-ul-Haq against New Zealand in 1994.
Pakistan is leading the ongoing series 3-0 against Zimbabwe.
On a related note, following are the Pakistan and Zimbabwe squad:
Pakistan- Imam ul Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed (c/w), Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Yasir Shah, Junaid Khan, Usman Khan.
Zimbabwe- Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Hamilton Masakadza, Tarisai Musakanda, Peter Moor, Ryan Murray (w), Elton Chigumbura, Donald Tiripano, Tendai Chisoro, Wellington Masakadza, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava. (ANI)