Sikandar Raza hit a stormy century in the last match.
Raza hit a half-century against the West Indies.
New Delhi. ODI World Cup is just a few months away. All the teams are sweating profusely to make a fresh start this year. One of them is also the name of the Zimbabwe team, which has shown its attitude in the World Cup qualifiers itself. The team seems to be moving fast by winning matches one after the other in the qualifiers. On behalf of the team, Pakistani-origin all-rounder Sikandar Raza is once again seen playing his sting. Raza is soon going to achieve a big achievement in the history of Zimbabwe cricket.
In the last two matches of the qualifiers, Sikandar Raza has blown the test of the opposing teams with his batting. He first smashed a blistering century against the Netherlands. After that, now West Indies have also been forced to kneel down. Sikandar Raza proved to be the hero of both the matches consecutively. Raza scored his 7th century against Netherlands. He remained unbeaten after scoring 102 runs while playing a blistering inning of 68 runs against the West Indies. Thanks to Raza, the team is just a few steps away from cutting India’s ticket for the World Cup. At the same time, Sikandar Raza has come on the threshold to create the history of the most Player of the Match in ODIs from Zimbabwe.
Raza reached number two after playing just 132 matches
Grant Flower is the batsman who has won the most Player of the Match in ODIs from Zimbabwe. Who took 221 matches to win 12 Player of the Match awards. On the other hand, talk about Raza, he has reached close to him with the speed of a bullet. He has won 11 Player of the Match by playing just 132 matches. In the next match, as soon as a big inning comes out of Raza’s bat, he will equal Grant Flower. It will take only a few matches for Raza to leave Flower behind.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 25, 2023, 06:30 IST