ENGvsPAK: Mohammad Rizawan surpasses Virat and Babar to claim ‘Ya’ record in T20
Leaders Online Desk: While India’s 3-match series against Australia is underway, England is on a tour of Pakistan. In the ongoing match in Pakistan, England won the toss and decided to bowl. Pakistan’s opening batsmen Mohammad Rizawan and Babar Azam batted well and scored 85 runs for the team. (ENGvs PAK)
During this match, Pakistan’s opening batsman Mohammad Rizawan has broken a record. He holds the record for fastest to reach 2000 runs in T20 cricket. He also left India’s Ranmashin Kohli and his partner Pakistan captain Babar Azam behind in this record. Babar Azam also surpassed Virat Kohli to beat this record. (ENGvs PAK)
Mohammad Rizwan is now joint first with Babar Azam in the list of fastest 2000 runs in T20 cricket. Both of them crossed the 2000 run mark in 52 innings. India’s Virat Kohli is on the second position in this list. He had crossed the 2000 run mark in 56 innings. India’s KL Rahul is on the third position in this list. He crossed the 2000 run mark in 58 innings. Also, Australia’s Aaron Finch played 62 innings to cross the 2000 run mark.
In yesterday’s match against England, Pakistan batted first and scored 158 for 7 in the match. The opening batsmen Rizwan and Babar Azam gave the team a good start with a partnership of 83 runs. Babar was dismissed for 31 runs in the 10th over of the match. After 10 overs, Pakistan’s innings started to falter. Due to this, Pakistan faced a challenge of 158 runs in front of England. Chasing this challenge, England lost 4 wickets and won the match against Pakistan by chasing the challenge.
Fastest to 2️⃣0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ T20I runs:
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🇵🇰 Babar Azam 52 innings
🇮🇳 Virat Kohli 56 innings
🇮🇳 KL Rahul 58 innings
🇦🇺 Aaron Finch 62 innings#PAKvENG | #UKSePK pic.twitter.com/fK2r4WcRhL
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) September 20, 2022