Star opening pair Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwanon Thursday, hammered England bowlers as Pakistan thrashed the vacationers in the second T20I by 10 wickets on the National Stadium, Karachi.
Babar and Rizwan stitched an unbeaten 203-run stand and propelled Pakistan to chase down 200 with three balls to spare. The duo set the best partnership ever in a run-chase in T20Is. They surpassed their very own record of 197 that they put up against South Africa again in 2021.
In the method, Pakistan captain smashed his second hundred within the shortest format, scoring an unbeaten 110 from 66 deliveries with the help of 11 fours and 5 sixes. Similarly, Rizwan scored an unbeaten 88 off 51 balls, together with 5 fours and 4 maximums.
Earlier, England posted 199/5 of their allotted 20 overs, with stand-in captain Moeen Ali smashing an undefeated 55 from 23 deliveries, together with 4 fours and as many sixes. Ben Duckett additionally chipped in with a precious 43 off 22 balls.
Here is how Twitter reacted:
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) September 22, 2022
Amazing run chase from Babar Azam and Mohammed Rizwan.
— Ian Raphael Bishop (@irbishi) September 22, 2022
I believe it’s time to do away with Kaptaan @TheBigGirl 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?
Absolutely happy with this superb Pakistani workforce. 👏 pic.twitter.com/Q9aKqo3iDm
— Shaheen Shah Afridi (@iShaheenAfridi) September 22, 2022
— Hassan Ali 🇵🇰 (@RealHa55an) September 22, 2022
— Muhammad Nawaz (@mnawaz94) September 22, 2022
Chasing 200 with out shedding a wicket 😱 What an unbelievable batting show by the very best on the planet!! Babar Azam & Mohammad Rizwan placing on an absolute exhibition tonight 🔥👏 They timed that run chase to perfection! Well performed @TheRealPCB 👏 #PAKvsEng
— James Taylor (@jamestaylor20) September 22, 2022
What a technique to end the sport! This will go down as a memorable chase for @TheBigGirl and @iMRizwanPak but in addition all of us as a nation. You can’t keep down for lengthy while you’re the very best.🇵🇰 #PAKvsEng pic.twitter.com/WGt6ON2kej
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) September 22, 2022
— Ramiz Raja (@iramizraja) September 23, 2022
— Imam Ul Haq (@ImamUlHaq12) September 22, 2022
Take a bow 🙌 for these two!
Zabardast win for 🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/Tb8xAYmaWo
— Naseem Shah (@iNaseemShah) September 22, 2022
Welcome again Babar! 😉
This goes to be an exquisite series. pic.twitter.com/VHHNOMZI70
— Fakhar Zaman (@FakharZamanDwell) September 22, 2022
Class is everlasting. The sheer dominance from these two champions. Congratulations skipper @TheBigGirl on the ton and the ever reliable and dependable @iMRizwanPak – Allah swt aisay he jorri salamat rakhe, Ameen. pic.twitter.com/cvhldPWyGL
— Iftikhar Ahmad (@IftiAhmed221) September 22, 2022
Highest ever partnerships when chasing in T20Is:
— Saj Sadiq (@SajSadiqCricket) September 22, 2022
— Danny Morrison (@SteelyDan66) September 23, 2022
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