Fox Sports Australia – Zaman smashed 210 not out from 156 deliveries, moving past the previous record for a Pakistan batsman set by Saeed Anwar with his 194 more than 21 years ago.

Summary

  • Zaman smashed 210 not out from 156 deliveries, moving past the previous record for a Pakistan batsman set by Saeed Anwar with his 194 more than 21 years ago.
  • Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower called Zaman’s innings “a great achievement”, adding: “I’ve done a lot of work with him in the nets, but he’s got a lot of natural talent and he’s worked really hard.
  • Pakistan’s openers blazed to a world record 304-run stand, with Imam-ul-Haq hitting 113, to set up their innings, the triple hundred partnership becoming Pakistan’s biggest for any wicket in ODIs.
  • “But a lot of times when you play with confidence and bravery, the luck goes your way.
  • When the gargantuan opening partnership was eventually snapped, Asif Ali arrived at the crease and immediately went on the attack, smashing 50 from 22 deliveries to help boost Pakistan to another record: their highest ever total in ODIs.


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