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England vs Pakistan 1st ODI 1974 Highlights

Watch the highlights of England vs Pakistan 1st ODI 1974 - Pakistan tour of England (Prudential Trophy) 2-match one-day international series of the 1st ODI match first time played between Pakistan and England at Trent Bridge, Nottingham in 31st August 1974.

England vs Pakistan 1st ODI 1974 Highlights
Majid Khan celebrates his maiden century © ECB / YouTube

Magnificent Majid Khan's historic fastest century sets up to Pakistan registered their historic first-ever ODI win over England by seven-wickets, despite a maiden century from David Lloyd and take a 1-0 lead in a rain-shortened 50-over match of the first ODI.

Match Stats :
  • Pakistan chased 245 was the second highest successful run-chase in One-day internationals.
  • Majid Khan hammered a 88-ball fastest century in One-day international cricket history, surpassing the previous record of 96-ball hundred held by Ken Wadsworth against Australia at Christchurch in 1974.
  • Majid Khan became the first Pakistan batsman to score a hundred in One-day international cricket history and overall the fifth player in ODIs.
  • David Lloyd became the second England batsman to score a hundred in One-day internationals after Dennis Amiss' two centuries and overall the fourth player in ODIs.
  • Pakistan's 246 was the fourth highest score in One-day internationals.
  • England's 244 was their second highest score in One-day internationals.

England scored 244-4 in 50 overs - match reduced 55 to 50 overs per a side after the start had been delayed ninety minutes by morning rain - with top scorer by David Lloyd scored a career-best unbeaten 116 off 159-balls - which was his 1st ODI hundred - including 8-fours & a six.

Chris Old cracked a 39 off 31-balls including 2-fours & a six with strike rate of 125.80, Mike Denness scored 32 off 49-balls included 2-fours and John Edrich 18.

Pakistan best bowler by Majid Khan, Asif Iqbal, Sarfraz Nawaz and Intikhab Alam each took one-wickets.

Pakistan chased 246-3 in 42.5 overs with top scorer by 109 off 93-balls - which was his 1st ODI hundred.

Sadiq Mohammad struck 41 off 52-balls including 6-fours, Zaheer Abbas hit 31 off 51-balls included 3-fours, Asif Iqbal 24 not out and Mushtaq Mohammad 24 not out.

England best bowler by Derek Underwood, Bob Willis and Peter Lever each took one-wickets.

Majid Khan named Player of the match for his match-winning career-best blistering 109-runs knocked off facing 93-balls including 16-fours and a six with strike rate of 117.20.