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Some World Record by Pakistani Cricketers

Some World Record by Pakistani Cricketers
  • Imtiaz Ahmad was the first wicket keeper batsman to score a double century.
  • Wasim Bari was the first Wicket keeper who took 7 catches behind the stumps in an innings. This match was played at Auckland, capital of New Zealand. Only three wicket keepers have taken seven catches in an innings in history.
  • Pakistani team holds the record of maximum difference in scored runs in two innings of a test match. In 1957-58 Pakistan made only 106 runs against West Indies in Bridge Town. But they played very well in the second innings and made 657 runs for the loss of 8 wickets. This was the historical match in which Hanif Muhammad had scored 337 runs.
  • Pakistani Team is also holding the world record for giving the most extra runs in an innings. They conceded 68 extra runs in 1976-77 playing against West Indies in Bridge Town. Pakistanis updated that record against the same team at the same stadium after 11 year. This time they gave 71 extra runs out of which 21 were bye, 8 were leg bye, 40 wides and 38 No-balls.
  • Muddasar Nazar, a famous former batsman has record of making the slowest century of the history. He occupied the crease for almost 557 minutes to score a century against England at Lahore.
  • Also Muddasar Nazar was the first batsman to get run-out on 199 runs. It happened in Faisalabad in 1984-85.
  • Majid Khan was the first of those four batsmen who have scored their century before lunch time on the first day. He made 108 runs before lunch time against New Zealand in 1976-77
  • Javed Miandad is the only batsman in the history of cricket who has scored a century in his 50th and 100 test match.
  • Hassan Raza is the youngest player to play a test match in the history of cricket. He was 14 years and 227 days old on his debut. Before him, this record was associated with Former Skipper Mushtaq Muhammad of Pakistan. At debut his age was 15 years and 124 days.
  • In 1997-98 All rounder Azhar Mahmood and Mushtaq Ahmad made 151 runs in 10th wicket partnership. They just equlized the past record but could not break that.
  • In above mentioned match Azhar Mahmood was on his debut with another player Ali Naqvi and they both scored centuries on debut. This was the first time that two new-comers had scored centuries in their first matches.
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq has made the highest runs (184) in his 100th test match. He broken the previous record of 149 runs held by Gorden Grange of West Indies.
  • Also Inzamam-ul-Haq is the only bats man to score Centuries in his 100th and 101st match.
  • In 2001 Pakistani Cricket team leveled a 46 years old record. In this particular match 5 Pakistanis made centuries against Bangladesh.
  • Pakistan’s former captain and the best bowler Wasim Akram has got six world records for his country. Three of those were made in a single match:
  • In 1996-97, Wasim Akram scored 257 runs, he hit most number of sixes (12) of an innings and made a world record for 8th wicket partner ship with Saqlain Mushtaq. Saqlain scored 79 runs in that innings, he had come as night watchman (highest score ever made by a night watch man is 201* made by Gillispe of Australia in 2006)
  • Wasim Akram has been declared man of match for 13 times in test cricket. Its the maximum times he has been the Man of Match.
  • Wasim Akram is the only bowler who made hat-trick in two consecutive test matches.
  • Wasim Akram is the only bowler to make two hat-tricks in both ODI and Test.
  • Yasir Hameed is the only player who made centuries in both innings of his debut.