19 Unknown Facts About Pakistan Cricket Team

19 Unknown Facts About Pakistan Cricket Team

Not many know these facts about Pakistan cricket team, if you do, you are indeed a true Pakistan cricket fan!

1. Saeed Ajmal  Has Never Won A Single Award For The ‘Man of the Match’ In ODIs

Even after a 100 of them, though he has received Man Of The Series Award

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2. Abdur Razzaq And Shoaib Malik Are 2 Of The Only 4 Players To Have Played On All 10 Batting Positions For A Team

3. The Bat That Shahid Afridi Used To Score His Fastest Century In ODI, Was Borrowed From Waqar Younis Who Had Received It As A Gift From Tendulkar. The Record Stayed Unbeaten For Over A Decade

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4. Shahid Afridi Has Twice As Many Runs And Wickets In ODIs Than Imran Khan

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5. Hanif Mohammad Holds The World Record For The Longest Innings In International (And Domestic) Test history – 970 Minute (More Than 16 Hours) – 337 Against West Indies

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6. Wasim Akram Beats Shane Warnes By 200 In Terms Of ODI Wickets

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7. Shoaib Akhtar Holds The Record For The Fastest (electronically measured) Speed For A Cricket Ball Bowled By Any Bowler Ever – 161.3 km/h (100.23 mph) In The 2003 World Cup

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8. Shoaib Akhtar Made His First International Impact With Two Deliveries Called  ‘Double jeopardy’ Against Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid

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9. Imran Khan Completed His 1000 Runs Playing Against India

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10. Pakistan Have Never Bowled Out India In The World Cup

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11. Wasim Akram Is The Only Player To Have Taken 2 Test Hat-Tricks And 2 ODI Hat-Tricks

12. Mudassar Nazar Scored The Slowest Test Century Of All Time When He Batted For 591 minutes and made 114 off 449 balls at a strike-rate of 25.38!

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13. Shahid Afridi Has Scored The Most Ducks In ODIs (30)

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14. Muhammad Irfan Is The Tallest Player In The History Of Cricket At 7.1 Feet

15. Sachin Tendulkar Played For Pakistan Before India (Had To Substitute)

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This happened during a practice match between India and Pakistan at the Brabourne Stadium in 1987 where Tendulkar came on the field as a substitute fielder for Pakistan

16. Saqlain Mushtaq Was The Fastest To Reach 100 Wickets In ODIs (Only 53 games)

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17. Afridi Is The Youngest Player To Get A 100 In ODI’s. He Achieved This At Just 16 Years Of Age

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18. Javed Miandad Has Played The Most Cricket World Cups (6)

19. In 1987, Pakistan Scored Its Then Highest Total Score In A Test (One Innings) When Their Innings Finished At 708 All Out

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