Within the first match of the tri-series, Rizwan scored an unbeaten 78 as Pakistan defeated Bangladesh.© AFP
Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan performed one other match-winning innings Babar AzmiThey beat Bangladesh by 21 runs within the first T20I of the tri-series at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Friday. Whereas Rizwan, who’s presently the top-ranked T20I batsman on the earth, continued his wealthy vein, Pakistan’s middle-order considerations endured because the group misplaced a number of wickets after skipper Babar was dismissed.
Whereas Rizwan’s knock and a few wonderful effort from the bowlers saved the day for Pakistan, the middle-order batsmen had been as soon as once more in query.
Nonetheless, Rizwan defended the gamers saying that everybody is attempting their degree finest.
We aren’t right here to reply anybody. for the group. We are attempting to focus and work on our weaknesses as gamers and at the same time as group administration. We’re human too. And I feel we have made some enhancements on these as properly.” Rizwan mentioned this within the press convention after the match.
Within the tri-series opener, Rizwan smashed an unbeaten 78 as Pakistan posted 167-5 earlier than limiting their opponents to 146-8.
It was the opening match of the week-long match, which additionally options hosts New Zealand. All three groups are utilizing it to organize for the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia.
Pakistan will now tackle New Zealand on Saturday 8 October.
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