Karachi: Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan became the ‘pair numbers’ of T20 while leaving others behind in the opening partnership.
The opening pair of Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan came to Pakistan in T20 cricket. Both of them played an important role in the team’s victories in most of the short format matches this year. Making one, he gave the team a start of 150 or more runs 4 times in a year.
Babur and Rizwan made an opening partnership of 197 runs in 17.4 overs against South Africa in Centurion. Recently, Pakistani openers scored 158 runs in the third T20 against West Indies in Karachi.
Earlier in the T20 World Cup, an unbeaten 152-run partnership was formed against traditional rivals India. Was
Earlier, Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan put up a 150-run partnership against England in Nottingham.
Overall, the duo scored 1380 runs at an average of 57.50 in 25 innings in 2021, during which the run rate was 8.10, they shared six times a century-plus and three times more than fifty.