KARACHI: Pakistan’s wicket-keeper batsman Kamran Akmal on Wednesday turned nation’s third batsman to attain a double hundred in a Listing A match with a blistering 200 for WAPDA towards HBL at Niaz Stadium of Hyderabad.
Kamran smashed 4 sixes and stroked 27 fours to attain 200 off 148 deliveries to assist his group chase a goal of 315 within the forty sixth over with 7 wickets remaining.
The out-of-favour wicket-keeper batsman reached the magical determine of 200 in 147 deliveries earlier than being stumped on the subsequent supply by wicketkeeper Jamal Anwar off Zohaib’s supply.
He’s the third Pakistani after Mohammad Ali and Khalid Latif to attain a double century in a Listing A match. Ali scored 207 for Pakistan Customs in Sialkot towards DHA whereas Khalid scored an unbeaten 204 for Karachi towards Quetta in 2009.
Kamran can also be the second quickest Pakistani to finish a double century in a Record A match. With finishing a double ton off 147, he’s collectively the eleventh quickest to take action together with India’s legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar.
The 35-yr-previous batsman stroked 27 boundaries in his innings on Wednesday which is probably the most by a Pakistani batsman in a Listing A match and the sixth most general. (Of matches with full data of boundary obtainable)
Kamran appears to be in the perfect type of his profession in the intervening time and has been scoring huge runs in every format of home cricket, knocking doorways of the selectors for an additional probability.
He was the highest scorer within the Nationwide T20 event, scoring 432 runs in eight innings. He additionally smashed the nation’s highest T20 rating, one hundred fifty in the course of the event.
In an earlier interview with Geo.television, Kamran had indicated that he was able to play as a real opener for Pakistan group if an opportunity is given to him by selectors.
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