Mohammad Rizwan, a wicketkeeper batsman from Peshawar who looks up to Adam Gilchrist, is widely regarded as one of the best in the game. In 2008, he made his First Class debut for Peshawar and immediately wowed the selectors with his skills with both bat and glove. It was a remarkable, hard-working journey for Rizwan to go from the Peshawar College squad. When he was 17 to the Pakistan national team when he was 22. Rizwan ties Babar’s record for fastest 2,000 T20I runs is news of the day. Read out the complete details down below with us!
Rizwan ties Babar’s record for fastest 2,000 T20I runs
On Tuesday, Mohammad Rizwan, the wicketkeeper-batsman, matched the record. Captain Babar Azam set it for the fastest 2,000 runs scored in Twenty20 Internationals. The English cricket team capped off a 17-year absence from Pakistan. With a six-wicket win over Pakistan in the opening Twenty20 International of a seven-match series in Karachi on Tuesday.
Although Pakistan’s opening batsman Mohammad Rizwan scored 68 runs off 46 balls to help his team set a target of 158. The hopes of Pakistani fans were dashed when England’s opening batsman Alex Hales clinched victory for his side. Rizwan played a 68-run innings in his 52nd T20 match. Matching Babar’s record and making him the joint-fastest player to score 2,000 runs in T20.
Before Virat Kohli of India set the record in 56 T20I innings, captain Babar Azam of Pakistan did it in 52. Mohammad Rizwan is a Pakistani international cricketer representing Pakistan in international cricket since 2015. He is considered one of the best T20 batters in the world.