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11/01/1959 Hanif Mohammad completes 499 runs for Karachi, then 1st class cricket world record

In 1958–59, Hanif Mohammad surpassed Don Bradman's record for the highest individual first-class innings. Hanif made 499 for Karachi in a match against Bahawalpur before being run out attempting his five hundredth run. This stood for more than 35 years before being passed by Brian Lara in 1994.