Sachin Tendulkar set the record 12 years ago, which was broken by Pakistan batsman Fakhar Zaman in the second ODI against South Africa.
Fakhar Zaman broke Sachin’s record
Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman broke the 12-year-old record of Sachin Tendulkar by playing a big innings of 193 runs against South Africa in the second ODI. The record whose script was written by Master Blaster on Virat Kohli’s birthday. In the second ODI of the series played against South Africa in Johannesburg, the hosts had set a target of 342 runs in front of Pakistan like a mountain. Chasing this target, Fakhar scored an unmatched 193 runs from 155 balls and was runout. He missed his double century by 7 runs, but his victory from the Pakistan team also remained 17 runs away.
With the 17-run defeat to Pakistan in the second ODI, Fakhar Zaman became the new owner of the record that Sachin Tendulkar used to have. In fact, 193 runs from South Africa against Fakhar Zaman’s bat have now become the highest score in ODIs with the result of defeat. Earlier, this score was in the name of Sachin Tendulkar.
On the day of Virat’s birthday, Sachin scored 175 runs
Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar had scored 175 runs in the 2009 Hyderabad ODI against Australia in the year 2009, after which the Indian team had to lose by 3 runs. Sachin played the inning of Virat Kohli’s birthday, on November 5, which is considered to be one of the matchless innings of ODI cricket.
Fakhar Zaman scored the biggest score in the runchase
However, Fakhar Zaman has undoubtedly become the biggest ODI score to be included with the result of 193 runs defeat. But, apart from this, it is also the biggest ODI score made while chasing a target. In this case, Fakhar Zaman has broken the record of 185 runs made by Shane Watson of Australia. Chasing a target of 342 runs, Fakhar alone scored 193 runs while the rest of the Pakistan batsmen added just 106 runs.
Biggest ODI innings for Sachin
Fakhar broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record for the greatest innings in the result of defeat. But, against South Africa, he could not break the record of playing the greatest innings in the history of ODI cricket. Sachin’s 200 runs scored in Gwalior ODI in the year 2010 is still the biggest ODI score against South Africa with the bat of any batsman.
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