Pakistan Star Imam-ul-Haq Becomes Only Second Batter To Achieve This Huge Feat In ODIs

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Imam-ul-Haq continued his wealthy vein of kind as he scored his seventh successive scores of fifty or extra through the third Pakistan-West Indies ODI in Multan on Sunday. In reaching the 50-run mark, Imam grew to become solely the second cricketer to attain greater than six straight half-centuries in ODIs. Nevertheless, Pakistan cricket group captain Babar Azam, who had scored his sixth successive half-century, fell for simply 1 and missed out on a document. Pakistan have already sealed the three-ODI sequence after profitable the primary two ODIs.
Imam, who was out for 62 within the third ODI, had scores of 56, 103, 106, 89, 65 and 72 within the earlier matches.
Imam has now surpassed Mark Waugh, Gordon Greenidge, Andrew Jones, Mohammad Yusuf, Chris Gayle, Shai Hope, Paul Stirling, Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson within the elite checklist of batters with 6 straight 50-plus scores in ODIs. Pakistan batting legend Javed Miandad holds the document for essentially the most consecutive 50-plus scores in ODIs. He had 9 straight rating of 50-plus within the yr 1987.

Pakistan’s captain gained the toss and selected to bat within the third and closing day-night worldwide in opposition to the West Indies in Multan on Sunday.

Pakistan, who’ve an unbeatable 2-0 lead within the sequence, handed an ODI debut to 23-year-old quick bowler Shahnawaz Dahani, who got here into the facet rather than Haris Rauf.

Hasan Ali returned to the facet, giving quick bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi a relaxation.

West Indies made three adjustments, as they ignored Alzarri Joseph, Anderson Phillip and Brandon King to usher in Keacy Carty, Jayden Seales and Keemo Paul.

Pakistan gained the primary match by 5 wickets and the second by 120 runs — each in Multan.

Groups:

Promoted

Pakistan: Babar Azam (captain), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Rizwan, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Wasim Junior, Hasan Ali, Shahnawaz Dahani

West Indies: Nicholas Pooran (captain), Shai Hope, Shamarh Brooks, Akeal Hosein, Kyle Mayers, Rovman Powell, Keacy Carty, Jayden Seales, Keemo Paul, Romario Shepherd, Hayden Walsh Junior

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