Fakhar Zaman has been making headlines with his batting in the ongoing series against Zimbabwe.
During the 5th ODI in Bulawayo on Sunday July 22,2018, the left-handed Pakistan opener etched his name in history for a new world record as he became the fastest batsman to score 1000 ODI runs.
Fakhar Zaman took 18 innings to achieve the feat and broke West Indies great Viv Richards’ record. Richards completed 1000 ODI runs in 21 innings.
On Friday July 20,2018 in the 4th ODI Vs Zimbabwe, Fakhar Zaman became the first Pakistan batsman to score a double ton in ODI cricket history and also stitched a world record partnership of 304 runs for the opening wicket with Imam-ul-Haq.
Fakhar Zaman and Imam ul Haq have added 600+ runs as batting partners in this series against Zimbabwe and they become the first ever batting partners to add 600+ runs in partnerships during a bilateral series.