#Rizwan scored a century to inspire Pakistan to a 3 run victory during the first T20 against South Africa and so, here is a look at a few takeaways from the game.
#Rizwan Becomes The Second Pakistani To Score A T20 100
Wicket-keeper batsman Mohd. Rizwan became only the second Pakistani cricketer after Ahmed Shehzad to score a T20 century during the game yesterday. The Peshawar born carried the bat to pile 104 runs of 64 deliveries. The 28 year old hit six fours and seven sixes (i.e. the most by a Pakistani batsman ever in a T20 international). Rizwan then is also only the second player after Brendon McCullum who has scored a century in all three formats.
Usman Qadir Comes Of Age
Usman Qadir picked up two wickets for 21 runs during the game and the Proteas for sure, looked all at sea while facing him. The leg-spinner then showed plenty of class during his four overs and hence, there is no doubt that he was able to make the most of the opportunity that was given to him in absence of Shadab Khan.
Injustice With Mohd. Hasnain Continues As Misbah Gives Another Chance To Haris Rauf
Mohd. Hasnain has done pretty decently during the last few international games that he has played. Nevertheless, Misbah and company for reasons best known to them have been preferring Haris Rauf over him even though Haris’ recent performances are nothing home to talk about. The pacer then was disappointing once more as he gave away 44 runs in his four overs!