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13 Unique Guinness World Records That Belong to Pakistanis

(Last Updated On: 12/12/2017)

Pakistanis are no more behind in the race of the competitive world. Either it is sports, technology, business or human talent; we are second to none in most of the fields. The same goes true for holding highlighted the place in Guinness World Records. We have made an amazing record that no one has made so far, and these records are the part of Guinness World Records Book.

Here are some most amazing and unique Guinness World Records that you won’t believe belongs to Pakistanis.

Youngest Nobel Peace Prize Winner

The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner was Malala Yousafzai (Pakistan, b. 12 July 1997), who won the award in 2014. Malala Yousafzai shared the prize with Kailash Satyarthi of India “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education”.


Most Squash World Championships

Jansher Khan (Pakistan) has won eight World Open Championship titles in 1987, 1989-90 and 1992-96. The last World Open final won by Jansher Khan was won against Rodney Eyles. The previous record holder for this category, Jahangir Khan, was the most fierce rival for Jansher Khan.

Most Wickets Taken in an ICC World Twenty20 Career (Male)

Shahid Afridi (b. 1 March 1980, Pakistan) has taken 27 wickets in 80.0 overs (20 matches), at an average of 19.22 runs per wicket, in the three ICC World Twenty20 tournaments held to date (2007-10).

Most Test Match Hundreds by a Player in a Calendar Year (Male)

The most Test match centuries in a calendar year is nine by Mohammad Yousuf (formerly known as Yousuf Youhana, b. 27 August 1974, Pakistan) in 2006.

Youngest Winner of The International Dota 2 Championships

On 8 August 2015, Pakistani gamer Sumail Hassan Syed aka “SumaiL” was part of the Evil Geniuses (USA) team that won The International 2015 Dota 2 championships. Sumail was aged just 16 years 82 days, making him the youngest known victor in the prestigious tournament. His date of birth is 18 May 1999.


Fastest Test Match Fifty (Male)

Pakistan batsman Misbah-ul-Haq compiled a half-century in just 21 balls in the Second Test against Australia at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on 2 November 2014. Misbah went on to complete his seventh Test hundred in the same innings, equaling West Indian great Viv Richards for the fastest Test match century (56 balls). Aft.er being dropped on four, Misbah reached 50 in just 24 minutes, making it the fastest Test fift.y by minutes as well as balls faced. Australia’s part-time spinner Steve Smith took most of the punishment, conceding 38 runs from the 11 balls he bowled to Misbah, including three sixes and a four in one over.

Most Hockey Asia Cup Wins (male) – 3 Times

The most wins of the Hockey Asia Cup by a men’s team is three by Pakistan in 1982, 1985 and 1989.

Highest Altitude Automated Teller Machine (ATM)

The highest altitude automated teller machine (ATM) is 4693 m (15,396 ft.), achieved by National Bank of Pakistan (Pakistan) in Khunjerab Pass, Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan on 18 November 2016.

The ATM was opened to the public on 6 September 2016.

Most Competitors in a Multi-Discipline Competition

The most competitors in a multi-discipline competition are 3,910,188 and were achieved by Sports Board Punjab (Pakistan) across multiple locations in Pakistan from 23 December 2013 to 5 March 2014.

Fastest Glacier Surge

In 1953 the Kutiah Glacier in Pakistan advanced more than 12 km (7.4 miles) in three months, averaging some 112 m (367 ft.) per day – the fastest glacial surge.

Highest Partnership by Test Match Debutants (Male)

The highest batting partnership formed by two players playing in their first Test matches is 249 runs by Khalid Ibadulla (b. 20 December 1935), and Abdul Kadir (b. 1944, d. 2002) for Pakistan against Australia in Karachi, Pakistan, in the match played 24-29 October 1964.

Most Sixes By A Player In A Test Match Innings (Male)

The most sixes scored by an individual batsman in a Test match innings is 12 by Wasim Akram (b. 3 June 1966, Pakistan) in a total of 257 not out against Zimbabwe at Sheikhupura, Pakistan, on 17-21 October 1996.

Largest Packaged Product Display

The largest packaged product display measures 1,470.81 m³ (51,941 ft.³ 276 in³) and was achieved by Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan Limited (Pakistan) at Metro Cash & Carry in Lahore, Pakistan, on 10 September 2017.

The display measured 62.765 m (205 ft. 11 in) in length, 24.719 m (81 ft. 1 in) in width and 0.948 m (3 ft. 1 in) in height.

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