Cricketers react to Fakhar Zaman's brilliant 193 against South Africa

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Fakhar Zaman hit ten sixes and eighteen fours.

LAHORE (Dunya News) – Cricketers from Pakistan and around the globe reacted to Fakhar Zaman’s brilliant innings of 193 runs – although in a losing cause – while chasing South Africa’s 341.

With the help of ten sixes and eighteen fours, Fakhar Zaman played a once-in-a-lifetime innings at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.

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Here are some of the reactions by the cricketing fraternity:

Pakistan captain Babar Azam tweeted, “Brilliant innings by @FakharZamanLive today. Made everyone of us proud. Heads up, team!”

Star all-rounder Shahid Afridi wrote, “An amazing innings by Fakhar Zaman, great fight from Pakistan. Fakhar almost did the impossible. These are the kind of innings that are rememberd for a long time.”

Shoaib Akhtar, world’s fastest bowler, said, “What a master inning by @FakharZamanLive. Treat to watch. Single handedly brought the game here. Sad end to the inning. Deserved a 200.”

All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez tweeted, “Fought well team pakistan never mind not to win this game but u left a strong statement in the field. @FakharZamanLive played a monumental innings of 193 with determination & hunger. Well done Man . Boys lets win the decider on 7th april. We can do it. Aameen”

Former batsman Mohammad Yousaf said, “You fought hard,you did everything but its a game,we never forget your this marvelous effort.”

Former wicketkeeper batsman Rashid Latif said Fakhar Zaman made him proud.

Woman cricketer Aliya Riaz termed Fakhar Zaman’s knock as one of the best.

Commentator and former Australia captain Lisa Sthalekar said, “Fakhar Zaman well played totally understand having batted the entire innings for 193 & nearly getting @TheRealPCB over the line. We can forgive you by getting fooled by Quinton”

South Africa’s JP Duminy tweeted, “Take a bow Fakhar Zaman that was special, deserved a double.”

England’s Jofra Archer said Fakhar Zaman’s knock was amazing.

Vernon Philander said, “What an innings by @FakharZamanLive. Well done on an amazing knock. Good win by @OfficialCSA to keep the series alive... looking forward to weds. Final at centurion”