3 Pakistani batsman to score Century in their debut ODI match

3 Pakistani players to score century in ODI debut

It is the dream of every batsman that he has a good name in ODI cricket and people like him because of his good batting abilities. Along with this, it is also the thinking of the player that he should score maximum centuries in this format.


In international cricket, there have been many such players including Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli who have scored numerous centuries in ODI cricket. Due to their batting, both got different recognition in the world.

A batsman is always nervous as well as happy in their first match in the 50 over format. One always wants nothing to go wrong in the debut match as all eyes are on the same player. Many batsmen handle that pressure and some can’t.


The performance of those who can handle the pressure is also worth watching in the debut match. And when he overcome that pressure, you can go on to do really well in the match. And in today article, we take a look 3 Pakistani players who scored Century in their debut ODI match.

Salim Elahi

The first name in the list is Salim Elahi. The Pakistani player made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in 1995. In this match played in Gujranwala, he scored an unbeaten 102 as an opener as Pakistan cricket team won the match by 9 wickets. Even after such a start in the debut ODI, he did not get a chance to play much and he could play only 48 ODIs in his career. During this, he also scored four excellent centuries.

Abid Ali

The next player in our list today is Abid Ali, who played for Pakistan and made his ODI debut in 2019 against Australia in Dubai. In the match, he played an innings of 112 runs while playing as an opening batsman. However, despite his excellent batting, Australia managed to win the match by 6 runs. Abid Ali faced 119 balls while playing at the crease as part of his wonderful inning.



The last but not the least name in our list is left-hand opening batsman Imam-ul-Haq. Imam-ul-Haq did this during the Sri Lankan team’s tour of UAE to play Pakistan. Playing the first match for Pakistan, Imam scored 100 runs in Abu Dhabi. During this he faced 125 balls. Imam’s century proved to be very important in Pakistan’s seven-wicket win. Due to this innings, he later got a place in Pakistan’s Test team as well and currently features for the Pakistan side regularly.

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