Mohammad Rizwan was taken to hospital after the Pakistan-India clash in Asia
Pakistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan scored a stunning 71 runs off 51 balls to lead. The Men in Green to a five-wicket victory over arch-rivals India in the Asia Cup 2022 Super 4s stage.
It reports that the opening batsman, who is the leading run scorer in this case. Suffered a knee injury while holding and was taken to hospital for further evaluation
According to reports, the right-handed batsman will undergo a precautionary MRI scan. To determine the extent of his injury ahead of the remaining matches against Afghanistan and Sri Lanka.
Pakistan’s leading paceman Shaheen Shah suffered an injury
It is worth noting that Pakistan’s leading paceman Shaheen Shah suffered an injury. During the Test series in Sri Lanka last month. Ruling him out of the ongoing Asia Cup 2022 and the upcoming T20I series against England.
Mohammad Wasim Jnr also picked up an injury before the start of the Asia Cup and was ruled out of the tournament. While Shahnawaz Dahani was rested during the recent Pakistan-India match due to injury.
After losing to India by five wickets in the first match of the tournament. The Babar Azam-led team bounced back in a big way to beat Hong Kong by 155 runs and now India by five wickets in a thrilling finish.
Mohammad Rizwan’s international career
For several years, it seemed that Mohammad Rizwan’s international career would only take place in a parallel universe. Where he would have domestic races even as he struggled to get a game in the national side. But for someone who played international for the first time in two years in January 2019. But the Peshawar native had qualities of his own that suggested. He might have been unlucky not to have featured more often for Pakistan.
A limited batsman but a technically sound wicketkeeper when he first came up through the ranks. Rizwan made his international debut shortly after the 2015 World Cup when the stumps slot was still up for grabs. He got off to a great start against Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. Averaging nearly 60 with the bat in the first eight innings. A lengthy patch followed and once he lost his place to Sarfaraz at the World T20 in 2016.
Pakistan’s No.1 wicketkeeper
There was no doubt who was Pakistan’s No.1 wicketkeeper. After the debacle at the World T20. And stopped completely until Sarfaraz played the last five matches of the tour to South Africa in January 2019. ban.
On the domestic circuit, Rizwan is a prolific run-getter. Averaging a shade under 50 in List A cricket and 41 at first-class level. However, he doesn’t seem to have the shots needed to be a valuable asset in T20Is. But with that being Sarfaraz’s strongest point, both as a batsman and as a captain. It would be difficult to dislodge him in the format in any way. rate.
Having made his debut over a decade ago on Pakistan’s domestic circuit. Rizwan has been an ever-present at the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. Plying his trade with the highly successful SNGPL side and helping his side to three titles from the last four. flight. For that, the reward for a solitary Test cap in 2016 seems somewhat inadequate.