- 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.