Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan break T20 World Cup partnership file

Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan break T20 World Cup partnership file

Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam create file of Pakistan’s best-ever partnership for any wicket in opposition to India in T20Is

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October 25, 2021

Pakistan´s captain Babar Azam (R) and his teammate Mohammad Rizwan celebrate their win in the ICC T20 World Cup cricket match between India and Pakistan at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai on October 24, 2021. —AFP
Pakistan´s captain Babar Azam (R) and his teammate Mohammad Rizwan have fun their win within the ICC T20 World Cup cricket match between India and Pakistan on the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai on October 24, 2021. —AFP

KARACHI: Pakistani skipper Babar Azam and wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan scored the best partnership for the T20 World Cup on Sunday in an exhilarating conflict in opposition to India.

The openers put up 152 runs for the opening partnership, guaranteeing the Men in Green efficiently chased India’s mediocre whole down simply. 

The final highest T20 World Cup partnership was made by Salman Butt and Kamran Akmal again in 2010. The two had scored 142 runs collectively.

Babar, Rizwan break Pakistan’s partnership file in opposition to India

Pakistan’s openers Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam created a file of Pakistan’s best-ever partnership for any wicket in opposition to India in T20Is.

The duo reached the milestone on Sunday in the course of the World Cup match in opposition to the arch-rivals in Dubai.

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They surpassed the 9-year-old file created by Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik once they scored 106 runs for the fourth wicket in 2012 at Bangalore.

Pakistan’s Rizwan, in the meantime, additionally accomplished 1,500 T20 runs within the ongoing calendar yr. He’s solely the second Pakistani after Babar Azam to attain 1,500 runs in a calendar yr.

The duo additionally posted the best ever partnership for any wicket by any staff in opposition to India in T20Is, surpassing the earlier file of 133 by David Warner and Shane Watson.

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