Pak vs SA: Fakhar Zaman breaks Zaheer Abbas’s document, surpasses Babar Azam

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Pakistani batsman Fakhar Zaman. Photo: File.

Pakistan’s opening batsman Fakhar Zaman on Wednesday scored his second consecutive century in opposition to South Africa and surpassed the document set by Pakistan’s legend Zaheer Abbas within the listing of gamers with essentially the most combination runs after the preliminary 50 innings of his profession.

This was the sixth century of Fakhar Zaman’s ODI profession, through which he smashed 101 off 104, hitting 9 fours and smashing three sixes to assist Pakistan put up 320/7 within the third ODI at Centurion.

Fakhar has now 2,262 runs from 50 innings of his profession, essentially the most by a Pakistani participant. Zaheer Abbas had scored 2,234 runs on the finish of his 50th ODI inning. Babar Azam, one of the crucial prolific batsmen round, had scored 2,129 runs at that interval of his profession.

There is just one batsman on this planet who scored extra runs than Fakhar after the primary 50 ODI profession innings and he’s Hashim Amla. The South African had amassed 2,486 runs on the finish of the 50th ODI profession inning.

In addition, Fakhar Zaman has additionally achieved one other document alongside together with his opening companion, Imam ul Haq, following their stand of 112 in centurion.

This was the fifth century stand by the 2 gamers for opening partnership – essentially the most by any opening pair for Pakistan in ODIs.

The pairs of Mohammad Hafeez – Nasir Jamshed and Imran Farhat – Yasir Hameed had scored four whereas Aamir Sohail and Saeed Anwar had scored three century partnerships for the primary wicket in ODIs for Pakistan.