In the ICC World Cup 2023 match against New Zealand in Bengaluru, Fakhar Zaman achieved a significant milestone by scoring his 11th ODI century. The left-handed batsman put on an extraordinary display, smashing 11 sixes and 8 fours, ultimately securing a 21-run victory for Pakistan through the DLS method.

Throughout Zaman’s incredible innings, Babar Azam provided invaluable support from the other end. Babar Azam remained unbeaten, contributing 66 runs off 63 deliveries, including 6 boundaries and 2 sixes.

Gautam Gambhir credited Fakhar’s century to the presence and partnership with Babar Azam. He acknowledged, “Babar Azam played a pivotal role in Fakhar’s century. His steady support allowed Fakhar to confidently pursue his three-figure mark. Babar’s contribution was instrumental in Fakhar’s impressive performance under pressure.”

Gambhir also lauded Fakhar’s aggressive approach against the bowlers, highlighting the quality of his century.

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