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Pakistan Equal Australia’s Record of Five Centuries in a Single Test Innings

Playing in the first match of the Asia Test Championship in 2001, Pakistan cricket team equaled Australia’s record of five batsmen hitting hundred in the same innings. The first time this happened was back in 1955 between Australia and West Indies when in their first innings, Aussies racked up a score of 758 for eight with five batters including Colin McDonald, Neil Harvey, Keith Miller, Ron Archer and Richie Benaud hitting a century each at the Sabina Park. The visitors had scripted a victory in the game by an innings and 82 runs.

Pakistan repeated the feat against Bangladesh at the Multan Cricket Stadium.

Opting to bat first, Bangladesh were bowled out for 134. No Bangladesh batter crossed 19 as Pakistan’s Dinesh Kaneria picked up a six-wicket haul. Apart from Kaneria, Waqar Younis and Shoaib Malik scalped two wickets each.

In response, Pakistan sent Bangladesh bowlers on a…

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