Imam-ul-Haq turned the youngest-ever batsman to attain a 150-plus knock in One-Day Worldwide (ODI) cricket in England.
Pakistan opener Imam-ul-Haq broke India’s World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev’s file as he turned the youngest-ever batsman to attain a 150-plus knock in One-Day Worldwide (ODI) cricket in England. Kapil Dev had scored an unbeaten 175 on the age of 24 in a 1983 World Cup match in opposition to Zimbabwe at Tunbridge Wells. After 36 years, 23-year-old Imam-ul-Haq scored 151 off 131 balls within the third ODI between Pakistan and England. The highest-order batman’s record-breaking knock powered Pakistan to 359 for 9 in 50 overs. Nevertheless, England rode on a century by Jonny Bairstow to beat Pakistan by six and take a unbeatable 2-Zero lead within the five-match ODI collection.
Earlier, the primary ODI was washed out on the Kennington Oval in London.
On Tuesday, Imam made full benefit of the small boundaries and smashed 16 fours and a six to enthrall the Bristol crowd.
No different Pakistan batsman managed to impress a lot with the willow, although Asif Ali and Haris Sohail contributed with 52 and 41 runs respectively.
For England, Chris Woakes was essentially the most profitable bowler as he claimed 4 wickets. Tom Curran picked up two wickets, whereas David Willey and Liam Plunkett joined the occasion with a scalp every.
Chasing 359, England made a assured begin as Bairstow and Jason Roy established a 159-run stand for the opening wicket.
Bairstow top-scored for England with 128 runs off 93 balls, together with 15 boundaries and 5 sixes.
Roy scored 76 off 55 balls, with the assistance of eight boundaries and 4 sixes.
Whereas Joe Root and Ben Stokes contributed 43 and 37 runs respectively, Moeen Ali was unbeaten on 46 as England chased down the massive goal with 31 balls to spare.