Fakhar Zaman is making huge strides in shortest format of the game.
Following his 73 against Australia today, Fakhar Zaman has now become the leading run-scorer in the T20I format for the year 2018.
The left-handed batsman has surpassed India’s Shikhar Dhawan, who currently sits in 2nd place with 419 runs as opposed to Fakhar’s 425.
Out of the top 10 run-scorers in 2018, three belong to Pakistan which include
- Fakhar Zaman (1st position)
- Sarfraz Ahmed (8th position)
- Babar Azam (10th position)
Fakhar Zaman has established himself as a proper opener for Pakistan since the start of the year. He maintains a strike-rate of 148.60 which indicates that he gets good amount of runs at a very quick pace to allow Pakistan a solid start.
In his 12 matches, Fakhar has made 3 half-centuries and picked up 3 man of the match awards as well. He has hit 48 boundaries and 15 maximums in those matches.