Rizwan is 2nd Pakistani to score a century in T20I. He achieved this milestone during first T20 between Pakistan and South Africa. He scored 104 runs not out and also Mohammad Rizwan’s bat broke many other records.
Rizwan is 2nd Pakistani to score a century in T20I
In the first Twenty20 match against South Africa, Mohammad Rizwan scored an unbeaten 104 to take the team’s total to 169 for six. He scored 104 off 64 balls while the rest of the batsmen together scored 59 off 56 balls, 6 runs in the form of surplus. Thanks to this brilliant innings, Rizwan also set many important records to his name. He is the first Pakistani wicket-keeper to score a century in T20 Internationals. He is the second Pakistani player to play three-figure innings in this style overall.
Earlier, Ahmed Shehzad had scored an unbeaten 111 against Bangladesh on March 30, 2014. Rizwan is the fifth wicket-keeper to score a T20 century globally. He is followed by Brendon McCullum (123), Afghanistan’s Muhammad Shehzad (118 *), Van Wyk (114 *) and Dunbar (104 *).
Interestingly, Mohammad Rizwan has become the second wicket-keeper in the world. And the second Pakistani to score a century in all three formats of the game thanks to this excellent innings.
Who was Earlier Done It
Earlier, Brendon McCullum had done this feat as a wicket-keeper-batsman. Earlier, Ahmed Shehzad had the honor of playing three-figure innings in all three styles of play for Pakistan.
Muhammad Rizwan has scored 8 Fifty Plus in all formats since January 2020. Including 2 centuries, this has the highest fifty plus score in this period compared to other wicket keepers in the world.
Mohammad Rizwan hit more 7 sixes in the innings than any other Pakistani. Earlier, Ahmed Shehzad and Mohammad Hafeez have hit 6 sixes in a T20 innings.