just in 18 innings, zaman notched his 1,000 runs with a boundary through the off side in the fifth match against zimbabwe i bulawayo in sunday. He accomplished the record in his 18th innings, break the record of viv richards. who took 21st innings to reached in 1000 runs while zaman spent 18 innings to reached.
along with richards, kevin pieterson, jonathan trott, quinton de cock and babar azam all took 21 innings to complete his 1000 odi runs.
in the fourth odi he scored 210 runs not out , and he become the first pakistani batsman who scored double century in odi.
fakahar zaman struck an incredible 430 runs in first four matches of the zimbabwe series. richard’s record had represented at the last holdout in the record book from the bygone era of cricket.
zaman first came into limelight after his heroics in the final of icc champion trophy 2017 where he scored a century to lead pakistan to a total 338/4. since then , there is no looking back for the 28 year old batsman.
the record for the fastest to every run milestone of 1,000 runs . with hashim amla the quickest to each a milestone between 2,000 to 7,000. virat kohli fastest to 8,000 and 9,000 while sachin tendulkar hold every records from 10,000 onwards.
fakhar zaman also in the test squad for the series against ireland and england but is yet to make his debut in the longest format of the game.
pakistani opener batsman on sunday become the world fastest batsman in history to complete 1000 runs in one day international during the fifth match against zimbabwe. in the fifth match fakhar zaman required 20 runs to achieve the feat prior to this match.