Mohammad Rizwan is a Pakistani cricketer who played his first ODI for Pakistan on 17 April 2015 against Bangladesh. The beginning of his career was not so impressive. He dropped out of the Pakistan cricket team a few times.
But he kept doing good and remained positive under critical times. Now he is one of the most important batsmen in the Pakistani line-up. At the moment, on the list of ICC T20I batting rankings, Mohammad Rizwan is at number 3.
The biggest news about Mohammad Rizwan is that he has been selected for the ICC T20 team of the year 2021. It is a proud moment for the star cricketer and the whole nation.
He holds the record to score most runs in a calendar year in the T20 format. He made 1326 runs in 29 T20I matches (26 innings) with an average of 73.66 runs per match.
Mohammad Rizwan was born on 1 June 1992 in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. His role in the Pakistan cricket team is opening the batting and wicketkeeping.
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Mohammad Rizwan PSL Career
Mohammad Rizwan PSL career started back in 2016. So far he has played for three different franchises in the PSL League. The superstar’s PSL career is just like a dream come true. Currently, he is the captain of the team he is playing for.
Mohammad Rizwan PSL Teams
The first team he has played for was Lahore Qalandars. He was part of Qalandars from 2016-2017. After leaving Lahore, he joined Karachi Kings. From 2018-2020 he was part of Karachi Kings. Now he playing for Multan Sultans and also captaining his team. Under his captaincy, Multan won their first title in PSL 2021.
Mohammad Rizwan Batting Stats in PSL
From 2016 to 2021, Rizwan’s batting performance in the PSL league is top-notch. He is not a big hitter of the ball but his ability to play the shorts in the gaps and all around the ground makes him a top-class batter in PSL.
So far, he has played 47 matches and scored 900 runs. His batting average is 32.14, and his highest score is 82 not out. Rizwan has crossed 50 runs mark five times in the PSL league, and his strike rate is 122.28. Mohammad Rizwan in his PSL career till 2021, hits 22 sixes and 82 boundaries.
In the PSL tournament, Rizwan start the proceedings for his team and is known for providing a great and solid start to his team. The wicket-keeper batsman is one the peak of his form and he has the ability to knock down the opposition single-handedly.
Rizwan’s Career in PSL as Wicket Keeper
As a wicketkeeper, Rizwan has dismissed the batsmen 51 times. Among the five top wicket keepers in the PSL, he is one the second number with 39 catches and 12 stumps.
Mohammad Rizwan Highest Partnerships in PSL
M. Rizwan made 100 plus runs partnerships in his PSL career and on both occasions, he was captain of Multan Sultans in the 6th edition of PSL i.e 2021. On both occasions, his partner was Sohaib Maqsood.
His first highest partnership in his PSL career was 110 runs on 67 balls against Lahore Qalandars. His contribution in that partnership was 53 runs on 37 balls. He was declared player of the match award in that match as he played match-winning innings of 76 runs on 49 balls.
Then again Mohammad Rizwan made a century stand with Sohaib Maqsood and this time opposition was Peshawar Zalmi. This partnership was of 116 runs on 76 balls. His contribution in this 100 plus runs partnership was 54 runs on 45 balls.
Mohammad Rizwan in PSL 7 (2022)
Because of his brilliant performance in T20I World Cup 2021, and his performance in the PSL 6 edition, Mohammad Rizwan will remain the captain of his side. You will watch him in action from Multan Sultans.
He is selected in the Platinum category and he will be the key player to watch in Pakistan Super League 2022 from Multan Sultans.
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