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Rawalpindi Test Day-3: Imam, Abdullah score highest opening stand for Pakistan in Test

It is the first time in the history of test cricket that the openers from both teams have scored hundreds in the first innings of a test match.

Imam, Abdullah scored highest opening stand for Pakistan in a Test match!

Runs continue to keep coming on flat pitch of Rawalpindi Stadium making it a record tumbling test match!

So far six centuries have been scored in the first three days of the ongoing test match.

On day 3 of the ongoing test series, openers Imam-ul-Haq and Abdullah Shafique completed their centuries today chasing a mammoth England total of 657 runs.

The openers broke the record for the highest opening stand for Pakistan in Test cricket with their 225-run partnership versus England.

Imam-ul-Haq scored 121, while  Abdullah Shafique hit 114 in the record-breaking partnership.

Pakistan’s Mohsin Hassan and Shoaib Muhammad previously held this record for their 173-run opening partnership against England in 1984.

On Day-1 of the test, England became the first team to score 500 runs on the opening day.

It is the first time in the history of test cricket that the openers from both teams have scored hundreds in the first innings of a test match.

 

 

 

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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