Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan took part in a record-breaking double-century opening stand as Pakistan defeated England by 10 wickets on Thursday. Shaheen Shah Afridi took a veiled jab at the critics of Babar and Rizwan by posting a rather cheeky tweet where he said, “I think it is time to get rid of Kaptaan @babarazam258 and @iMRizwanPak.’
Pakistan’s wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Rizwan was on Wednesday named the Leading T20 Cricketer in the World by the Wisden Almanack. The 29-year-old had a prolific run in 2021, becoming the first-ever cricketer in the history of T20 cricket to amass over 2,000 runs in a calendar year. In 45 innings, the right-hander amassed 2,036 runs at a fine average of 56.55.
Pakistan wicket-keeper batter, Mohammad Rizwan, shared some dressing room secrets with the cricket fans. The Multan Sultans skipper said that some of his teammates including England cricketer, David Willey, and Singaporean all-rounder, Tim David, had asked a lot of questions about Islam. He further added that the queries of non-Muslims pertaining to our religious prayers shows their interest in Islam.