Mohammad Rizwan, Pakistan’s wicket-keeper batter, hit 79* off 55 balls to lead Pakistan to a historic victory over India in the first match of the 2021 T20 World Cup. Rizwan’s masterclass, combined with Babar’s magnificent innings, led Pakistan to their biggest victory and India to their heaviest defeat in T20 cricket.
Rizwan’s incredible transformation since his promotion up the order has been one of Pakistan cricket’s most encouraging recent developments. His magnificent form is the result of years of hard work, consistency, and dedication to becoming one of the best performers in world cricket.
On various social media platforms, the International Cricket Council (ICC) official account posted a video of Rizwan visualizing and practicing his shots prior to the start of the match.
“Dream,” ICC tweeted. Visualize, then execute. Mohammad Rizwan’s masterpiece began before the first ball was bowled.”
The 29-year-old is unquestionably one of the best wicket-keeper batters in the world, and his prolific batting has propelled Pakistan to numerous victories. Rizwan’s magnificent innings against India was a sight to behold, as he never let the Indian bowling attack settle. His methodical batting relieved the pressure on Pakistan’s batting unit, allowing them to cruise past India. Rizwan will be determined to maintain his blistering form throughout the 2021 T20 World Cup and lead Pakistan to their second T20 World Cup title.