Fakhar Zaman makes Pakistan proud yet again by becoming the first Pakistani batsman to score a double century. Playing against Zimbabwe Fakhar smashed a double hundred and beat Saeed Anwar’s highest score of 194 runs against India.
In 150 balls, Fakhar reached the 200 score with the help of 24 fours and five sixes
Highest Scores in ODI Worldwide:
Rohit Sharma scored 264 runs in India v Sri Lanka match in Kolkata, 2014
Martin Guptill scored 237* runs in New Zealand v West Indies match in Wellington, 2015
Virender Sehwag scored 219 runs in India v West Indies match in Indore, 2011
Chris Gayle scored 215 runs in West Indies v Zimbabwe match in Canberra, 2015
And now Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman has scored 210* runs in, Pakistan v Zimbabwe match in Bulawayo, 2018
Quite recently Fakhar Zaman reached the second spot in International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 rankings after he scored a match-winning 91 against Australia in T20 tri-series final a couple of weeks ago.
Australian skipper Aaron Finch said Fakhar Zaman is “a real thorn in our [Pakistan] side.”
In the match against Zimbabwe, Zaman and Imam-ul-Haq made another record by scoring the highest opening ODI partnership in the cricketing history. Together Zaman and Imam beat the previous world record partnership between Upul Tharanga and Sanath Jayasuriya which was of 286 runs.
PCB tweeted, “Highest opening partnership in the history of ODI Cricket. Well Done FakharZamanLive & ImamUlHaq12.”
ICC also tweeted, “Pakistan’s FakharZamanLive and Imamulhaq12 have today smashed the record for the highest opening partnership in men’s ODIs!”