Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 2018, 4th ODI – Statistical Highlights
Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 2018, 4th ODI – Statistical Highlights – Riding on Fakhar Zaman’s historic double century, Pakistan thrashed Zimbabwe by 244 runs to win the fourth ODI. Batting first, the Men in Green posted a mammoth 399 for 1. Fakhar starred with the bat, scoring 210 not out of 156 balls. He and Imam-ul-Haq, who scored 113, added 304 runs for the first wicket. Towards the end, Asif Ali slammed a 22-ball fifty to help Pakistan finish strongly.
In reply, the hosts were bundled for just 155 runs. Shadab Khan made the difference with the ball, picking up 4 for 28.
With the game now done and dusted, here is a look at Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 2018, 4th ODI – Statistical Highlights:
1. Fakhar became the first double centurion in ODIs for Pakistan. The previous highest individual ODI score for Pakistan was 194 scored by Saeed Anwar against India in 1997.
2. The 210*-run knock is also the highest List A individual score by a Pakistan player surpassing Abid Ali’s 209* during the 2017/18 Pakistan domestic One-Day tournament.
3. 399 for 1 is now the highest total in ODIs for Pakistan. Their previous best was 385 for seven they had scored against Bangladesh in 2010.
— PCB Official (@TheRealPCB) July 20, 2018
4. 399 for 1 is the highest ODI total by any team for the loss of only one wicket. India previously held the record for scoring 362 for one against Australia in 2013.
5. Pakistan are now only the 3rd side to play full 50 overs for the loss of only one wicket. The other two teams are Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Sri Lanka had achieved the feat in the 2013 Tri-Series game when they scored 348/1. On the other hand, Bangaldesh scored 332 for 1 in the 2015 World Cup.
6. Imam scored his third century in his eighth innings. He is the quickest to score three ODI centuries surpassing the record held by England’s Kevin Pietersen and Dennis Amiss in nine innings.
7. The 244-run win is Pakistan’s second biggest ODI win behind the 255-run win over Ireland in the 2016 Dublin ODI.
8. Zaman has 980 runs in 17 innings. He needs 20 more in three innings to become the fastest to 1,000 runs in ODI history.
9. The 304-run stand between Zaman and Imam is the highest-ever partnership for the first wicket in ODIs. The record was previously held by Sri Lanka’s Sanath Jayasuriya and Upul Tharanga. They had shared a 286-run stand against England in 2006.
10. Zaman and Imam broke Aamer Sohail and Inzamam-ul-Haq’s record of highest partnership for Pakistan in ODIs for any wicket. The former players had shared a 263-run stand against New Zealand way back in 1994.
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