August 30, 2016, became a historic day in cricket as not one but many records were broken in a single ODI match.
England’s historic scorecard in the third ODI against Pakistan. Sky Sports
While for Pakistan it was one of the worst matches, the Trent Bridge crowd was treated to a hail of records with ODI getting its highest ever of 444, England batsman Alex Hales hitting 171, highest individual ODI score by an English player, and England recording the highest ever ODI total against Pakistan.
England batsman Alex Hales. Getty
England’s Jos Buttler also reached a new milestone by scoring a half-century in 22 balls, the fastest by an English batsman in ODIs, while Joe Root picked up his fifth half-century in a row.
England Batsman Joe Root. CricLife
While the English got the best of all record, Pakistan’s Wahab Riaz was on the receiving end with a record 110 runs being scored off his bowling.
Pakistan Bowler Wahab Riaz. Getty
Truly a day which would not be forgotten by any cricket fan in coming weeks.