India vs Pakistan Final, Champions Trophy 2017: Fakhar Zaman creates history with third consecutive fifty

first_imgPakistan opener Fakhar Zaman proved his mettle once again with a sublime half-century against India at the ICC Champions Trophy final.Fakhar made his debut in the ongoing edition of the ICC Champions Trophy against South Africa and has been his captain’s first choice opener alongside Azhar Ali. In his first game at Birmingham, Fakhar scored 31 off 30 balls to keep his place in the remaining matches of the Champions Trophy.High on confidence, the 27-year-old then struck 50 against Sri Lanka in their last league game, then 57 against hosts England in the semi-final and is going strong with another fifty against India in the final.Fakhar Zaman becomes the 1st Pakistani batsman to make three 50s in his first four ODI games!#CT2017final#IndvPak#CT17- Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) June 18, 2017He also became the second Pakistan opener to hit three consecutive fifties after Majid Khan in the ICC events.Fakhar also became the first Pakistan batsman to score three half-centuries in first four One Day Internationalslast_img read more

Youth Trans Tasman Award Winners

first_imgTroy Malcolm award – Oscar SanftRoxy Winder award – Kirsty Quince Australian 18’s Boys captain, Oscar Sanft, was given the Troy Malcolm award, while Australian 20’s Girls player, Kirsty Quince, was the recipient of the Roxy Winder award. 18’s GirlsPlayers Player – Emily ReedCoaches Award – Sarah PeattieEncouragement Award – Charlotte Caslick20’s Girls Players Player – Emilee CherryCoaches Award – Kirsty Quince18’s BoysPlayers Player – Brentt Warr and Zach StrasserCoaches Award – Simon Lang20’s BoysPlayers Player – Nick GoodCoaches Award – Dylan Thompsonlast_img read more