Fakhar Zaman (Fakhar Zaman) hit 18 fours and 10 sixes in his innings. That is, in 193 132 runs were scored with fours and sixes.
Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman missed a double century by only seven runs.
Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman (Fakhar Zaman) missed out on creating history in ODI cricket. He was dismissed by 193 runs in the Johannesburg ODI match against South Africa. In this way, Fakhar Zaman missed his second ODI double century by seven runs. In his innings, he scored 193 runs in 155 balls with the help of 18 fours and 10 sixes. He was run out. Due to his dismissal, South Africa won the second ODI by 17 runs. The hosts had scored 341 runs for six wickets while batting first. In response, Pakistan’s team could score only 324 runs for nine wickets. Fakhar alone fought on his behalf. Pakistan had lost seven wickets for 205 runs at one time. But Fakhar Zaman did not give up and single-handedly took the team closer to the goal.
Fakhar Zaman came into the limelight by scoring a century against India in the Champions Trophy final in the year 2017. He gave the first hundred of his ODI career by taking advantage of the life of Jasprit Bumrah on No Ball. Then Pakistan won the match by 125 runs. Now Fakhar Zaman completed his sixth century of ODI career against South Africa. He had a chance to score a second double century. But he missed out on the trickery of South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock. Actually, he shot on the first ball of the last over of Pakistan’s innings towards the long off. From the very beginning, he wanted to run for two runs, so he ran. Completed the first run fast and ran for the second.
Deacock, who played in the IPL with Rohit Sharma in Mumbai Indians, showed his cleverness here. He pointed with a finger towards the bowler in such a way that the ball is going towards the non-striker. Fakhr Zaman slowed down after seeing the gesture of Deacock. The rest of the work was done by the amazing throw of Eden Markram. He threw a straight strike and scattered the stumps. Fakhar Zaman was so angry at himself that he got caught in the trick. But he had no choice but to go back.
The second double century remains seven runs away
With this, his second chance of a second double century in ODIs was missed. He scored an unbeaten 210 against Zimbabwe in July 2018 in Bulawayo. India’s Rohit Sharma is ahead in scoring the maximum double century in ODIs. He has scored three double centuries so far. Fakhar Zaman, during his innings, completed the first 50 runs in 70 balls with six fours and a six during his innings. Then completed the century in 107 balls with 11 fours and three sixes.
After completing the century, Zaman put Batting in the fifth gear. He crossed the 150-run mark off 128 balls with 13 fours and nine sixes. The second highest score after captain Fakhar’s 193 in Pakistan’s innings was that of captain Babar Azam. He scored 31 runs. At the same time, there were extras at number three which scored 25 runs.
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