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Fakhar Zaman Broke Another Record Leaving Behind This Great Legend

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Pakistan in-form opener batsman Fakhar Zaman, The hero of Champions Trophy 2017 final, create world record during 5th ODI against Zimbabwe.

Fakhar Zaman completed the fastest one thousand ODI runs in history, and he took 18 innings Only. Overall, Fakhar Zaman has three centuries and five half-centuries in the format.

Before 5th ODI, he has scored 980 runs in just 17 matches at an average of 76.07 and got to the mark when Fakhar Zaman cut Tendai Chatara for four to get from the 17 to 21 on Sunday, 22 July.

Fakhar Zaman took 18 innings to achieve the feat and broke West Indies great Viv Richards’ record. Richards has completed 1000 ODI runs in 21 innings.

The 28-year-old opening batsman, Fakhar Zaman, made his ODI debut just over a year ago, in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. Fakhar Zaman hasn’t stopped piling on the runs or breaking records.

During the ongoing series in Zimbabwe, Fakhar Zaman had recorded scores of 60, 117*, 43* and 210* prior to the latest innings.

Fakhar Zaman Broke Another Record Leaving Behind This Great Legend
Fakhar Zaman (Picture Source: deccanchronicle.com)

Fakhar Zaman passes away the record made by the great West Indian cricketer Sir Vivian Richards. Vivian Richards made this figure in 21 innings even there is the more big name who complete one thousand ODI runs in 21 innings name as Kevin Pietersen, de Kock, Jonathan Trott, Babar Azam.

During 4th ODI of the series, Fakhar Zaman scored unbeaten 210 runs and named the first Pakistan batsman to smash a double century in ODI. Earlier Saeed Anwar names the best score of 194 against India in 1997.

On the same day, Fakhar Zaman and Imam ul Haq hit 304 runs; this was the best first wicket partnership in ODI history. Earlier the record is made by Sri Lankan batsman Upul Taranga and Sanath Jayasuriya of 286-run partnership against England.

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