Fakhar Zaman breaks Zaheer Abbas and Babar Azam’s record

Fahad PervezWeb Editor

07th Apr, 2021. 10:52 pm

Top-order batsman Fakhar Zaman on Wednesday scored his sixth one-day international (ODI) century and became the Pakistani batsman with the most runs after the first 50 ODI innings.

As per reports, Fakhar surpassed former legendary batsman Zaheer Abbas in the list, he today scored 101 off 104, with the help of 9 fours and 3 sixes in the third ODI at Centurion.

Fakhar now has 2,262 runs to his name after 50 ODI innings – the most by a Pakistani player.

Before him, Abbas had scored 2,234 runs at the end of his 50th ODI innings.

The 31-year old also left behind Babar Azam as he scored 2,129 runs after the first 50 ODI innings.

Earlier, Pakistan’s opening batsman Fakhar Zaman sets the highest individual score at the Wanderers as he made the nation proud with his remarkable innings as he hit 193 off 155 balls with 10 sixes and 18 fours during the match between Pakistan and South Africa.

Fakhar Zaman is also declared Player of the Match after South Africa beats Pakistan by 17 runs during the second one-day international (ODI) here on Sunday.

Fantastic Fakhar is the record-holder of Pakistan’s highest ODI individual score (210)* and is also the record-holder of the highest individual score in an ODI chase (193).

Speaking to media officials after the match, the batsman said, “It feels great but it would have been better if we had won.”

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