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Malik's all-round double

July 19, 2004 14:56 IST

Shoaib Malik played a significant part in Pakistan's thumping 173-run win over Hong Kong in the Asia Cup on Sunday.

After scoring 118 in Pakistan's mammoth total of 343 for five, Malik took 4 wickets for 19 to destroy Hong Kong's batting. He became the first Pakistan and only the eighth player in the history of one-day internationals to perform the all-round feat of a century and four wickets in the same match.

Former West Indies captain Vivian Richards was the first player to do so. Richards, in fact, still remains the only player to score a century and claim five wickets in a match.

The accompanying table lists all instances of this all-round double:

Player Runs Wkts Ct For Vs Venue Date
Viv Richards 119 5/41 0 WI NZ Dunedin 18.03.1987
Nathan Astle 117 4/43 0 NZ Pak Mohali 09.05.1997
Sachin Tendulkar 141 4/38 1 Ind Aus Dhaka 28.10.1998
Sourav Ganguly 130* 4/21 0 Ind SL Nagpur 22.03.1999
Sanath Jayasuriya 122 4/39 0 SL Aus Sydney 09.01.2003
Feiko Kloppenburg 121 4/42 0 Net Nam Bloemfontein 03.03.2003
Chris Gayle 112* 4/24 0 WI Zim Harare 30.11.2003
Shoaib Malik 118 4/19 0 Pak HK Colombo 18.07.2004

Rajneesh Gupta