Babar Azam has confirmed that Rizwan is likely to play the #PakvsAfg game i.e. scheduled for today during the ongoing #AsiaCup2022. It is worth mentioning here that Rizwan is suffering owing to a knee injury and that despite the ailment he has been the country’s most dependable batsman during the prestigious tournament.
#AsiaCup2022: Babar Azam Says “True Warrior” Rizwan Will Play The #PakvsAfg Game
During the pre-match press conference Babar while praising Pakistan’s wicket-keeper batsman said, “To me, he is a true warrior who always stands for Pakistan. If you talk about his commitment, so everybody knows how he came straight from ICU to play the semi-final against Australia in T20 World Cup last year. A player with such a character is always important for you.”
While shedding light on Pakistan’s victory against the arch-rivals India Babar further said, “Victory against India gave us so much confidence. Every player gave his best performance against India. As a unit, we are confident to continue this performance and play competitive cricket against other opponents. Winning Asia Cup is not easy. It’s not like we will say, we will win. It requires a lot of hard work and focus.”
Pakistan’s playing XI today is likely to comprise of the following players today.