In the ongoing series against Zimbabwe, the Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman's dream comes true as he became the first Pakistan batsman to hit a double century in ODIs.
Fakhar Zaman became only the first player to hit double ton from his country.
Pakistan openers Fakhar Zaman and Imam-ul-Haq also broke the all-time opening partnership (304 runs) in ODIs history during the fourth ODI against Zimbabwe at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo.
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The highest opening partnership in men's ODIs ✅@FakharZamanLive's 210* fires Pakistan to a massive 399/1 in the 4th ODI in Bulawayo!#ZIMvPAK LIVE ➡️ https://t.co/c1IYdfYEU4 pic.twitter.com/ZAC2bkarVM
The 28-year old Fakhar Zaman also surpassed Saeed Anwar’s record for the highest individual score (194) for Pakistan.
The left-hander batsman Fakhar Zaman ended his innings unbeaten on 210 off just 156 balls.
Before Zaman, Saeed Anwar held the record of most runs in an inning when he scored 194 runs against India in 1997.
Indian hitman Rohit Sharma holds the world record for the highest individual score (264*).
Rohit Sharma had more feather's to his glittering cap with three double tons so far in ODIs while Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar was the first batsman to get to the mark.
Pakistan squad manage to score 399 runs on the board with 8 wickets down. It is also the highest score the team has ever made in ODI cricket history.