Pakistan captain Babar Azam, who has been in poor form since the Asia Cup 2022, once again appeared in his old colors on Thursday night. In the second T20 against England, he not only scored his second T20I century but also led the team to a big 10-wicket victory. After this victory of Pakistan and Babar Azam’s century, there is an influx of congratulations on social media. Meanwhile, Babar’s fellow player Shadab Khan also made a tweet which is being well-liked. Shadab said that remember the king is always the king.
After Babar Azam’s century, Shadab Khan tweeted and wrote, ‘Remember King Hamesh is King and Babar Azam is King. The world forgets very quickly. And I have never seen a fighter like Mohammad Rizwan bhai. Hum harenge bhi jeetenge bhi, it’s part of cricket. This is our Pakistan, our team. Pakistan zindabad.
Let us tell you, the English team, batting first, had set a target of 200 runs in front of the hosts, this score was achieved by Pakistan with the help of Babar Azam’s century and Mohammad Rizwan’s half-century with 3 balls to spare in the 7-match series. equals 1. Babar Azam played an unbeaten innings of 110 runs in 66 balls with the help of 11 fours and 5 sixes. On the other hand, Mohammad Rizwan scored 88 runs in 51 balls with the help of 5 fours and 4 sixes.
This is the first time in the history of T20 cricket that an opening pair has scored more than 200 runs while chasing a target. Earlier, the record of making the highest partnership while chasing the target was also the name of Babar and Rizwan. Babar and Rizwan shared a 197-run partnership against South Africa at Centurion in 2021. Apart from this, Babar-Rizwan is the only pair, who have played an opening partnership of more than 150 runs four times while chasing the target.