India – On Friday, Fakhar Zaman etched his name in the history books as he becomes the first Pakistan batsmen to score a double century in the one-day internationals.

Summary

  • On Friday, Fakhar Zaman etched his name in the history books as he becomes the first Pakistan batsmen to score a double century in the one-day internationals.
  • After a record 304-run partnership stand for the first wicket with Imam-ul-Haq, Zaman became the first Pakistan batsman and sixth overall to score a double century in the ODI format.
  • With his knock, Zaman broke the record of legendary Pakistan batsman Saeed Anwar who held the previous landmark of 194 in ODIs (against India in 1997).
  • He also becomes the first Asian batsman to score a double hundred outside the sub-continent.
  • He joined the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Chris Gayle, Martin Guptill and Rohit Sharma in the esteemed list of batsmen to score a double hundred in the one-day format.


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