Cricket is a sport which needs no introduction. It is a sport which is loved in many countries, especially in India. India is known as the hub of cricket in the world. Every street child who plays cricket dreams to play for the country with or under their idols. In India, every cricket match is enjoyable and enjoys a viewership of thousands of people on the stadium as well as through other platforms online.
In India, the success of players from other countries is also appreciated equally. The recent double century by Fakhar Zaman is being appreciated by the sports lovers all over the world.
Fakhar Zaman flashed Pakistan's first ever double century in a one-day international in his team's record 244-run victory against Zimbabwe on Friday. Zaman's unbeaten 210 off 156 balls guided Pakistan to its highest ever ODI total of 399-1 after Pakistan won its first toss of the series and elected to bat.
Later was bowled out for 155 in 42.4 overs to lose its fourth straight match by a heavy margin.
Zaman's opening partner, young Imam-ul-Haq scored 113, his second century of the series, as the left-handers notched another record-breaking 304 runs for the first wicket. The triple century partnership was the highest ever for the opening wicket in the history of ODIs, and the fourth biggest ever for any wicket.
Zaman smashed 24 fours and five sixes and took the Pakistan team to victory. Zaman's 210 runs of 156 balls have helped the Pakistan cricket team to win over Zimbabwe once again. Fakhar has now become the sixth batsman to score 200 in one-day internationals.
We wish him a hearty congratulations for his double century. Stay tuned to Laughing Colours for the latest Sports news and updates.