After Pakistan’s 7-Wicket Loss vs New Zealand Babar Azam says, “Had A Setback With Mohammad Rizwan's Injury”

The captain of Pakistan cricket team Babar Azam said that they did well with the bat against New Zealand in the 3rd T20I match of the five-game series at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium.The hosts conceded a 7-wicket loss against New Zealand on Sunday. Babar played a 37-run knock from 29 balls against the Kiwis in the first inning of the match. He slammed 4 fours and 1 six during his time on the crease. While speaking at the post-match presentation, Babar accepted that Mohammad Rizwan's injury in the first inning was a setback for them.

Rizwan scored 22 runs from 21 balls till he was retired hurt after suffering an injury.He added that Shadab Khan and Irfan Khan's partnership helped the 'Men in Green' to recover well in the game.

Babar said, "We did well with the bat. I don't think it [the slowdown] made much of a difference because we had caught up in the end. You can say we were ten runs short. Unfortunately, we had a bit of a setback withRizwan's injury because it wasn't easy for new batters. But Shadab recovered well and had an outstanding partnership with Irfan Khan. In Pindi, 180-190 is a par score.”


Apr 22, 2024 10:11 AM