LONDON: Former cricketing legends Michael Vaughan and Stephen Fleming have lauded the performance of Fakhar Zaman during his debut one-day international match against South Africa in the ICC Champions Trophy.
Zaman, who scored a quick 31 off 23 balls, retained an notable strike rate of 134 with six boundaries, earning the praise of cricketing legends on Twitter.
Where has Fakhar been hiding …… looks a marvellous striker of a ball ……. !!! #PAKvSA
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) June 7, 2017
Similarly, former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming expressed his disbelief at the talent of the 27-year-old batsman.
Question has to be asked- where has this FAKHAR been hiding? Great start Pakistan!!
— Stephen Fleming (@SPFleming7) June 7, 2017
Zaman was handed his Pakistan cricket team cap by Shoaib Malik prior to the match against South Africa in Birmingham, marking his ODI debut.