Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan took half in a record-breaking double-century opening stand as Pakistan defeated England by 10 wickets on Thursday. This was additionally the second time when Pakistan had managed to chase down a goal in T20I with out dropping a single wicket with the primary one coming towards India within the 2021 World Cup.
Babar’s 110 not out and Rizwan’s 88 not out will, in the meanwhile, silence their naysayers who had been very vocal about their kind throughout and after the Asia Cup. This innings will come as a reduction to not solely the numerous Pakistan followers but in addition their teammates.
One of their teammate, Shaheen Shah Afridi took a veiled jab on the critics of Babar and Rizwan by posting a fairly cheeky tweet the place he stated, “I feel it’s time to do away with Kaptaan @babarazam258 and @iMRizwanPak. Itne egocentric gamers. Agar sahi se khelte to match 15 overs me end hojana chahye tha. Ye akhri over tak le gaye. Let’s make this a motion. Nahi? Absolutely pleased with this wonderful Pakistani workforce. (I feel it’s time to do away with captain Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan. Such egocentric gamers. If they’d performed within the appropriate method, this run chase would have been over within the fifteenth over. But they took it to the final over. Let’s make this a motion, no? Absolutely pleased with tis wonderful Pakistani workforce).
I feel it’s time to do away with Kaptaan @babarazam258 and @iMRizwanPak. Itne egocentric gamers. Agar sahi se khelte to match 15 overs me end hojana chahye tha. Ye akhri over tak le gaye. Let’s make this a motion. Nahi? 😉
Absolutely pleased with this wonderful Pakistani workforce. 👏 pic.twitter.com/Q9aKqo3iDm
— Shaheen Shah Afridi (@iShaheenAfridi) September 22, 2022
In the match, Babar and Rizwan charged towards England with aggressive batting because the guests couldn’t maintain onto their probabilities to interrupt the stand.
Rizwan profited from the 2 let-offs earlier than he had accomplished his half century, however Babar belted 11 boundaries and 5 sixes towards each tempo and spin.
Babar and Rizwan held the earlier document of Pakistan’s 197-run opening wicket stand, which they made towards South Africa at Centurion in 2021.
England gained the opening recreation by six wickets.