April 20th Down the years,Inzamam & Sohail Hammer Kiwis

April 20th Down the years,Inzamam & Sohail Hammer Kiwis

On this day in 1994,Sohail and Inzamam shared 264 run-stand

In the 2nd Austral-Asia Cup semifinal, Inzamam-ul-Haq and Aamer Sohail shared a huge 264-run stand, the highest in ODI cricket and batted New Zealand out of the game and progress to Final. Having been put into bat by Kiwi skipper Gavin Larsen, Pakistan started out briskly thru the the relied on beginning pair of Sohail and Saeed Anwar. When Dion Nash eliminated Anwar for a 23-ball 37, it looked like New Zealand may want to positioned the brakes on Pakistan’s scoring. And then Inzy walked out. The duo tore into New Zealand’s bowling and notched up their individual highest scores within the ODI format – 134 for Sohail and 137* for Inzamam. A target of 329 turned into constantly going to show to be too high for New Zealand to chase down but they fought valiantly before a run-out ended a promising stand among Adam Parore (82) and Shane Thompson (62). Pakistan went directly to progress to the final of the tournament where they beat arch-opponents India and claimed the title.

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