Imam-ul-Haq breaks Kapil Dev’s 36-year-old record in third ODI against England

Imam-ul-Haq

Imam-ul-Haq

Imam-ul-Haq turned into the most youthful batsman to score at least 150 out of an ODI innings when he pummeled 151 off 131 balls amid the third ODI experience against England in Bristol on Tuesday.

At 23 years and 153 days old, Imam asserted the record that was recently held by previous India captain Kapil Dev who scored 175* against Zimbabwe in 1983 at 24 years old.

Pakistan rode on splendid 151 from opener Imam-ul-Haq as they posted 358/9 in their stipulated portion of 50 overs. Imam outperformed his past ODI best of 128 which came against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo a year ago.

The 23-year-old’s innings was the most elevated individual score by a Pakistan batsman against England in an ODI, outperforming the 138 made by Fakhar Zaman at Southampton.

Asif Ali likewise scored an energetic 50 years, gathering 52 keeps running from 43 balls.

Britain scarcely needed to break any perspiration as Bairstow scored a directing 128, helping his side achieve the objective with in excess of five overs to save. Bairstow’s hundred fell off 74 balls. It was his fourth-snappiest in ODIs.

He was very much upheld by Jason Roy, who scored 76 off 55 balls, and the pair sewed a 159-run opening organization in 18 overs.

Other detectable commitments originated from Joe Root, who made 43, and Moeen Ali, who remained not out at 46, nearby captain Eoin Morgan (17*).

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