Pakistan vs England: Babar Azam (left) and Mohammad Rizwan after win over England in 2nd T20I.© AFP
Pakistan openers Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan had a ball on Thursday night time because the duo tore into the England bowing assault to assist their facet chase down a 200-run goal within the second T20I with 10 wickets in hand and three balls to spare. The match at Nationwide Stadium, Karachi additionally noticed the duo stitching a document 203-run partnership – highest in a T20I chase. After the efficiency of the 2 gamers, Pakistan pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi took a sarcastic dig on the critics of the openers.
“I believe it’s time to eliminate Kaptaan @babarazam258 and @iMRizwanPak. Itne egocentric gamers. Agar sahi se khelte to match 15 overs me end hojana chahye tha. Ye akhri over tak le gaye. Let’s make this a motion. Nahi.” tweeted Afridi.
“Completely pleased with this wonderful Pakistani staff,” he added.
I believe it’s time to eliminate Kaptaan @babarazam258 and @iMRizwanPak. Itne egocentric gamers. Agar sahi se khelte to match 15 overs me end hojana chahye tha. Ye akhri over tak le gaye. Let’s make this a motion. Nahi?
Completely pleased with this wonderful Pakistani staff. pic.twitter.com/Q9aKqo3iDm
— Shaheen Shah Afridi (@iShaheenAfridi) September 22, 2022
Whereas critics have at all times been behind Babar and Rizwan for the strike price of the duo, former Pakistan pacer Aaqib Javed had even claimed days earlier than that in huge chases, having Babar and Mohammad may very well be detrimental for Pakistan as they’re comparable gamers they usually are likely to let the required run-rate go too excessive.
In the meantime, the victory breaks a run of three consecutive losses for Pakistan which had stretched from the Asia Cup.
Pakistan and England will sq. off within the third T20I of the seven-match sequence on Friday.
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