On This Day: Saeed Anwar performed ODI's greatest innings, it took Sachin 13 years to interrupt the report

by Jeremy Spirogis
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You will need to have heard the identify of Pakistan's star batsman Saeed Anwar. This robust batsman of very good timing and off facet was the grasp of huge pictures with out a lot effort. Saeed Anwar Navar performed huge innings for Pakistan because the opening batsman. On this present day, Saeed Anwar made the largest report in ODI cricket, which took Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar (13 years) to interrupt even.

The date was 21 May 1997. Pakistan's crew landed in a day-night match in opposition to India at Chepauk Stadium in Chennai. In this match Anwar (Saeed Anwar) smashed 194 off 146 balls with the assistance of 22 fours and 5 sixes. <! –

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                 This was the largest private rating within the historical past of ODI cricket at the moment.

. Was a report of Sir Viv Richards

Earlier, West Indies nice batsman Sir Viv Richards scored 189 runs in 170 balls in opposition to England at Manchester. Which was the most effective ODI report until then. In 1996, South Africa batsman Gary Kirsten additionally performed an innings of 188 runs off 159 balls in opposition to Pakistan. Saeed Anwar's report topped the pages of ODI historical past for the subsequent 13 years.

Sachin broke the parable of double century in ODIs

It was believed that it isn’t attainable to attain a double century in ODI cricket. Many gamers reached near 200 runs however couldn’t contact this determine. Sachin Tendulkar broke Saeed Anwar's greatest report of 194 runs in 2010. Sachin performed an unbeaten 200 off 156 balls at Gwalior throughout the match in opposition to South Africa.
After Sachin, now Rohit Sharma has scored a double century in ODIs 3 times. At the identical time, Virender Sehwag, Martin Guptill, Chris Gayle, Fakhar Zaman even have a double century every.

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