Fawad Alam of Pakistan broke this special record of Cheteshwar Pujara by scoring a century


Kingston: Against the West Indies, Pakistan batsman Fawad Alam not only took his team out of trouble but also left Indian cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara behind by scoring a brilliant century.

Fawad won the bishop’s heart

Former West Indies cricketer Ian Bishop has recited ballads in the glory of Pakistan’s Fawad Alam. He is surprised to see Fawad’s hundreds which he has scored in the last one year.

Fawad in top 8 this year

Fawad Alam scored his fourth Test century after returning to international cricket after a long time. He is also the 8th highest run-scorer in Test cricket this year, scoring 513 runs in 11 innings at an average of 57.

Bishop praised

Ian Bishop wrote in his tweet on 23 August, ‘Fawad Alam deserves every run scored and even more so than the God of Cricket who considers it necessary for him. He has scored 4 centuries in the last 12 months after returning to cricket.

Fawad’s 124* runs

Fawad Alam scored an unbeaten 124 off 213 balls with the help of 17 fours on the third day of the Test match against West Indies, on the basis of which Pakistan declared the first innings at 302 for 9.

Pakistan have declared after posting 302/9 in their first innings.

Fawad Alam is the pick of the batsmen finishing with an unbeaten century. #WTC23 | #WIvPAK | https://t.co/MXEhzUVmcv pic.twitter.com/DdzP2gXpgw

— ICC (@ICC) August 22, 2021

broke Pujara’s record

Due to this innings, Fawad Alam has become the fastest Asian batsman to score 5 centuries. He has scored 5 Test centuries in 22 innings. Fawad has surpassed India’s Cheteshwar Pujara’s record of 5 centuries in 24 innings.

Saved PAK from embarrassment

Fawad Alam, 35, saved Pakistan from embarrassment and scored a century in 213 balls. This is the 5th century of his Test career. The special thing is that till now they have made all the hundreds in difficult condition.

Fawad Alam reaches his fifth Test century coming off 186 balls #WTC23 | #WIvPAK | https://t.co/MXEhzUVmcv pic.twitter.com/y1IQeviu5h

— ICC (@ICC) August 22, 2021

Troubleshooters are Fawad

After returning to Test cricket, Fawad Alam has often scored a century at a time when Pakistan lost the first 2-3 wickets on low scores. Many times his century has also become an important reason for the victory of the Pakistan team.

Fawad is an example of patience

Fawad Alam made his Test debut in 2009, but he was dropped after playing 3 matches. After 10 years, he returned to the Pakistan team and then scored 4 centuries in 10 matches. He has become the batsman to score 5 centuries in the shortest innings from the Pakistan team.


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