Imam sets new record for himself in Pakistan-Australia Test match

Pakistani batsman Imam-ul-Haq has unlocked a new achievement. — PCB 
  • Imam-ul-Haq amongst 10 batsmen who scored Test hundred twice.
  • He was playing a Test match against Australia.
  • Imam-ul-Haq opened Day 5 of the Pindi test series. 

RAWALPINDI: Pakistani batsman Imam-ul-Haq has unlocked a new achievement by being one of the 10 batsmen who scored a century in both innings of a Test match. 

He achieved this on Day 5 of the historic Pindi Test against Australia as he successfully scored his second Test hundred. 

Imam has joined some of the greatest Pakistani batsmen who have achieved this feat.

Pakistanis scoring a century in both innings of a Test

Hanif Mohammad v England 1962

Javed Miandad v New Zealand 1984

Wajahatullah Wasti v Sri Lanka 1999

Yasir Hameed v Bangladesh 2003

Inzamam ul Haq v England 2005

Mohammad Yousuf v West Indies 2006

Younis Khan v Australia 2014

Misbah ul Haq v Australia 2014

Azhar Ali v Australia 2014

Openers in Pak-Aus Day 5 to set new records

Openers Imam-ul-Haq and Abdullah Shafique played throughout Day 5 to set some new records but Pakistan ended Pindi Test in a draw against Australia. 

Abdullah Shafique scored his maiden Test hundred followed by Imam-ul-Haq’s consecutive century which made him the 10th Pakistani batter to score a century in both innings of a Test. 

The two batters led Pakistan to 252-0 which is also the highest-ever partnership by the Green Caps against Australia. The previous highest was 249 between Abdul Qadir and Khalid Abdullah which they scored back in 1964.

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