Babar-Rizwan Create Record As Pakistan Chases a Target of 200 in PAK VS AUS 2nd T20
The crowd in Karachi witnessed a world record being created in front of their eyes on Thursday evening. In the second game of the bilateral series, Pakistan chased down 200 runs to register a win to level the series 1-1. The real heroes of the win, the opening duo, Babar-Rizwan made a record opening partnership of 203 runs. The Babar-Rizwan duo broke their record while achieving this milestone. In 2021, they had an opening stand of 197 runs against Sri Lanka. Here are the top 10 betting sites in India that you can open on your mobile devices and enjoy competitive odds and all the features you can expect from a mobile betting site.
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Babar-Rizwan surpasses Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan
The iconic Indian pair Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan had amassed 1743 runs from 52 innings. However, the opening stand yesterday, helped Babar-Rizwan surpass Indian openers. Currently, at an average of 56.73, they have 1929 runs from 36 innings. This also includes 7 opening stands of 100+ runs and 6 of 50+. Additionally, this is the second time Pakistan has won a T20 game with all 10 wickets in hand. The first 10 wickets win came last year in the T20 World Cup when Pakistan defeated India.
Appreciating the Babar-Rizwan duo, Naseer Hussain tweeted, “If you think Babar and Rizwan have been the problem… you really haven’t been watching the last couple of years !!” Meanwhile, England captain Moeen Ali said that “I have never seen any issue with Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan’s strike-rates”.
Moeen Ali praises Pakistan openers Babar-Rizwan
T20I century number 2 for Babar Azam
Babar Azam made his second T20I century in the second game between Pakistan and England. His 110 runs off 66 balls helped him reach another milestone. Azam became the first-ever player from Pakistan to score 2 hundred in the shortest format of the game. Adding another milestone, he even surpassed Virat Kohli to become the second fastest player in T20s to reach 8000 runs.
Winning the toss England decided to put Pakistan under pressure by batting first. Both the teams had one change each. Pakistan rested Naseem Shah to play Hasnain, whereas Liam Dawson replaced Gleeson. England had a stable start but it was only the fast-paced innings from stand-in captains Moeen Ali, Ben Duckett and Harry Brook that helped the team reach 199 runs in 20 overs. Despite enough runs on board, the team was unable to defend it. Read Mobile Bet365 reviews here and learn more about how online betting works. So what are you waiting for? Download the app now!