In a cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan, Sri Lanka chose to bat first and scored 344 runs while losing 9 wickets. However, Pakistan easily chased down this target and won the match by 6 wickets. Abdullah Shafique and Mohammad Rizwan played exceptionally well for Pakistan.
Here are some notable records from this match:
- This game set a new record for the highest successful chase in World Cup history, with Pakistan chasing down 345 runs.
- Mohammad Rizwan of Pakistan became the second wicketkeeper in World Cup history to score more than 100 runs for his country.
- This match had a unique distinction as it featured four different players scoring centuries, which had never happened before in a World Cup.
- Abdullah Shafique, at the age of 23 years and 324 days, became the second-youngest Pakistani player to score a century in a World Cup match.
- Kusal Mendis of Sri Lanka scored the fastest century in ODI World Cup history.
- Pakistan’s victory marked their eighth consecutive win over Sri Lanka in World Cup matches.
- This winning streak of eight matches is the longest in World Cup history, surpassing India’s seven-match winning streak against Pakistan, which is now second on the list.
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