On 17 February 2021, a cricket-related question was asked in Amazon Quiz. The question was which of these cricketers has scored a hundred, each of the 3 times in test cricket that he crossed 50 runs?. The 4 options were (A) Azhar Ali (B) Aiden Markram (C) Fawad Alam (D) Dean Elgar. So the right answer to this Amazon Quiz cricket question is (C) Fawad Alam. Pakistan’s left-handed batsman Fawad Alam has scored a 3 test hundred on each occasion he crossed 50.
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Fawad Alam has scored 3 hundred in his 8-match test career. The 35-year old had made his test debut in 2009 vs Sri Lanka. On his debut match, Fawad scored 168 runs and became the first Pakistani to score a ton on debut away from home. However, Alam was dropped from the Test side after a couple of more chances.
After a long wait of 11 years, Karachi batsman was recalled in red-ball cricket. In 2020 against England, Fawad Alam wore the white jersey again and surprised everyone with his new stance. However, the batsman’s performance was not up to the mark as he couldn’t cross 50 runs mark during the series. However, the Pakistan team management backed the experienced batsman for the next series against New Zealand.
The cricketer didn’t disappoint this time as he converted his 2nd 50 to a hundred in test cricket. There was a gap of 4188 days between his 1st and 2nd centuries. The century helped Fawad Alam book a spot in-home test series against South Africa.
During the 2-match series against Proteas, it was 3rd time when Karachi-born cricketer crossed 50 runs into a hundred in test cricket. 109-run knock of Fawad Alam helped Pakistan win the series by 2-0. Interestingly he is the only cricketer who has scored a hundred each of the 3 times in test cricket that he crossed 50 runs. Meanwhile, the southpaw is now an integral part of the Pakistani test team.