PAK vs ENG 1st T20: England beat Pakistan by 6 wickets with 4 balls to spare in the first T20 International. With the win in this match played in Karachi, England have taken a 1-0 lead in the series of seven T20 Internationals. Pakistan may have lost the match but Mohammad Rizwan has made a big record in his name.
Pakistan after batted first and scored 158 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 7 wickets. In response to this target, England achieved the target in 19.2 overs for the loss of 4 wickets.
Rizwan scored 68 off 46, his 16th T20I fifty as Pakistan registered 158 on the scoreboard batting first. England were able to chase the total in the last over with four balls and six wickets to spare.
Mohammad Rizwan talks to the media after the first T20I against England
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) September 20, 2022
Mohammad Rizwan Beats Virat Kohli, Becomes Quickest Batter Along With Babar Azam To Script 2000 T20I Runs
Pakistan wicket-keeper batter broke Virat Kohli’s record yesterday, as his 68 off 46 balls helped him breach 2000 runs in the shortest format of the game as he shares the record with captain Babar Azam. He has now become the 4th Pakistani batter to achieve this feat and more than 85% of his runs are coming since January 2021.
Rizwan achieved this feat in his 52nd T20I innings thus equalling Babar’s record. India’s Virat Kohli and KL Rahul are third and fourth on the list as they reached 2000 T20I runs in 56 and 58 innings, respectively.
Fastest to 2000 T20I Runs
- Mohammad Rizwan – 52 innings
- Babar Azam- 52 innings
- Virat Kohli – 56 innings
- KL Rahul – 58 innings
- Aaron Finch – 62 innings
• 18th T20I fifty in last 35 innings ✔️
• Joint-fastest to 2,000 T20I runs ✔️
• No.1 T20I batsman in the world ✔️
Just another normal outing for Muhammad Rizwan 👏🏻
— Saya Corporation (@SayaCorps) September 20, 2022
Mohammad Rizwan becomes the fourth Pakistani batter to score 2000 runs is T20Is!
— Grassroots Cricket (@grassrootscric) September 20, 2022
In the history of T20I international, 3045 players have made their debut so far. Amon them, Mohammad Rizwan is the only player to have 2000 + runs at an average over 52! He averaged only 17 after 25 T20Is. Now he averages 52.7 after 65 T20Is pic.twitter.com/TN1knk3z2A
— KH SAKIB 🇧🇩 (@Crickettalkss) September 20, 2022