Pakistan wicket-keeper, Mohammad Rizwan, turned the second Pakistan participant to hit centuries in all three codecs after his magnificent innings in opposition to South Africa within the first T20I. Ahmed Shehzad was the primary Pakistani to attain the feat.
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Mohammad Rizwan scored his first Take a look at century in opposition to South Africa within the second Take a look at match final week, and regardless of a format change, he continued his wealthy vein of type. He scored 104* off 67 deliveries as Pakistan defeated South Africa by 3 runs.
Rizwan stole the present within the first T20I for his spectacular batting and his distinctive glove-work behind the stumps. South African commentator, Daryl Cullinan, was left in awe of his performances and known as him the most effective wicket-keeper batsman on the earth.
His innings included 7 sixes, probably the most by a Pakistani batsman in T20Is. The earlier greatest was 6 sixes Ahmed Shehzad and Mohammad Hafeez in opposition to Bangladesh and England respectively.
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His century is the best particular person rating in T20Is for a Pakistani wicket-keeper, overtaking Sarfaraz Ahmed, who scored 89* in opposition to Scotland in 2018. Rizwan has cemented his place because the wicket-keeper of the facet in all three codecs, and possibilities of Sarfaraz Ahmed making a comeback to the facet look bleak.
Rizwan is the second wicket-keeper batsman after the previous New Zealand wicket-keeper, Brendon McCullum, to attain centuries in all three codecs because the designated wicket-keeper. General, he turned the fifth wicket-keeper batsman to attain a century in T20Is.
Rizwan will look to proceed his good type within the second T20I, scheduled to be performed on 13 February at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. Pakistan leads the three-match sequence 1-0.