Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan creates a mammoth record in T20 International after he scored more than 2000 runs in one calendar year. The right handed batter scored 2036 runs at a strike rate of 134.99 with a batting average of 73.66 which itself is a phenomenal number. The moment he registered this feat he was applauded heavily on micro-blogging site Twitter where some of the experts wrote scoring more than 2000 runs in one calender year is not a mean feat.
Due to individual performance of Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam, Men in Green successfully won 20 T20 International matches in one calendar year. Pakistan cricket team has been on roll in limited overs format starting from recently concluded T20 World Cup where they lost the semi-final game against Australia which diminished all their hopes of winning World Cup title.
Men in Green under new coaching staff led by Saqlain Mustaq has been doing wonders for Pakistan cricket and the young players like Shahnawaz Dahani, Irfan Junior have been brilliant in recently concluded 3 matches T20 International series against West Indies where the host defeated visitors by 3-0.
The upcoming ODI series between Pakistan and West Indies has been postponed due to COVID-19 cases has been found inside West Indies cricket team dressing room and now the series has been rescheduled in June 2022 which will also be part of World ODI Championship that will be concluded in 2023.
Let’s share some of the popular Twitter reactions on Mohammad Rizwan’s unique feat in International T20 cricket shared below
2000 runs in a Calendar Year in T20s is not a joke.
SHABASH ❤ @iMRizwanPak
— Mohammad Yousaf (@yousaf1788) December 17, 2021
#PAKvWI Very impressive record chase tonight.Self belief & calmness was at the heart of that feat!Great year for Rizwan & he doesn’t have a bad partner in Babar too. Pity about the rescheduling of the ODI series but we will have a full fledged fit WI team for that June encounter.
— Ramiz Raja (@iramizraja) December 16, 2021
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) December 16, 2021