Sharjeel Khan’s record shattering innings didn’t came as surprise as he has already shown his potential with 117 runs innings in PSL.
Playing quite similarly, Khan played 1st ODI in his traditional style, and that turned out to be a serious issue for the Ireland.
Pakistan grabbed 255 runs easy victory in the first ODI of the two match series against Ireland. The best part came in as youngsters remained quite dominant in the game. From debutant Nawaz’s half-century to Sharjeel Khan’s superb 152 runs everything seemed right at the spot for Pakistan. The strong department of Pakistan cricket, bowling , also remained superb with prodigy Imad Wasim starring with his five wicket haul.
Here are the 5 records Sharjeel Khan set with his 152 runs against Ireland
Sharjeel’s 152 is the third highest individual score of a Pakistani batsman after Saeed Anwar’s 194 and Imran Nazir’s 160.
Sharjeel took 61 balls to score a century, which makes him the second Pakistani to score the fastest century. Shahid Afridi tops first three fastest centuries with scoring them on 37, 45 and 53 balls respectively.
Sharjeel took 85 balls to score 150, which makes him the third fastest batsmen to score 150 in ODI history after AB de Villiers and Shane Watson.
Sharjeel’s 9 sixes in his innings are the most number of sixes hit by any Pakistani batsmen in ODI’s.
Sharjeel’s 16 fours in his innings are the second most fours hit by any Pakistani in ODI’s after Saeed Anwar’s 22 fours against India in 1997.