Pakistan cricket workforce captain Babar Azam took to his social media to rejoice the twentieth T20I win of the workforce in a calendar 12 months. The 27-year-old batter was additionally blissful for successful the three-match T20I sequence with a clear sweep towards West Indies in Karachi on Thursday.
Taking to Twitter, the skipper wrote: “Yet one more within the assortment, Alhumdulillah.”
He additionally thanked Windies workforce for his or her tour regardless of tough occasions of Covid-19. “Particular point out to West Indies workforce for making this tour doable in tough occasions. Our complete nation graciously thanks,” he wrote.
Babar and Rizwan, after successful the twentieth T20I in a 12 months, shared their views concerning the nationwide facet. Babar credited Pakistan workforce for his or her profitable run in T20Is in 2021. The captain additionally showered reward on his opening associate.
Calling him a beautiful human being and talking about the best way Rizwan has improved his sport, Babar stated: “In response to me, I’m privileged to have such a gifted cricketer, a beautiful human being, somebody who gels everybody collectively and somebody who’s appeared as much as by everybody.”
“The best way Rizwan improved his sport, confidence ranges and perception in himself is obvious for everybody to see within the final one 12 months. I’m blissful that he’s the main T20I run-scorer in 2021,” he added.
He credited all the workforce for the success and famous: “The credit score goes to the workforce and the gamers for his or her efforts, and believing in themselves. Communication and backing the gamers has been fairly useful for us. Each participant in our dressing room is a match-winner.”
Mohammad Rizwan completed 2021 because the main run-scorer in T20Is with 1,326 runs in 29 matches at a median of practically 74. He additionally turned the primary cricketer to attain over 2,000 T20 runs (2,036 runs) in a calendar 12 months.
Rizwan and Babar powered Pakistan to their highest profitable chase in T20I cricket in addition to beating West Indies by seven wickets within the third T20I in Karachi. Babar contributed 79 off 53 balls, whereas Rizwan was the aggressor, hitting 87 off simply 45 with the assistance of ten fours and three sixes.
On the finish, Asif Ali hit a flurry of boundaries to degree the scores and sealing the deal for the nationwide facet, scoring 21* off simply 7 balls.
All-rounder Shadab Khan, pacer Haris Rauf and energy hitter Asif additionally took to their social media to precise their pleasure after successful the sequence with a clear sweep.
Chairman PCB Ramiz Raja additionally lauded each the openers and workforce for the achievement.