Azhar Ali of Pakistan cracked 302 not out against West Indies in the ongoing Dubai Test. He scored those runs off 469 balls with 23 fours and 2 sixes in the team’s total of 579/3 declared.
His knock is the highest individual Test score at Dubai. Before this knock, a South African held the record of the highest individual score in Test cricket at Dubai.
Graeme Smith had scored 234 against Pakistan at Dubai in 2013 when South Africa won the match by an innings and 92 runs.
Pakistan batted first to be bowled out for 99. Imran Tahir took 5/32 to plot Pakistan downfall. Smith scored 234 and AB de Villiers made 164 to help South Africa put up 517. For Pakistan, Saeed Ajmal took 6/151. South Africa then bowled out Pakistan for 326 to win the match by an innings and 92 runs. The win helped South Africa draw the two-match Test series 1-1.