Babar-Rizwan created a new T20 world record: became the first pair to have an opening partnership of 200+ runs
Pakistani opener Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan have created a world record. This pair has made the biggest partnership while chasing scores in T20 Internationals. , There was an opening partnership of 203 runs in 117 balls between the two. On the basis of this partnership, the world number four team Pakistan defeated England by 10 wickets. With this, Pakistan has leveled 1-1 in the series of 7 T20 matches. The third match of the series will be played at Karachi Stadium today.
This record was also made in the England-Pakistan match.
Babar Azam is number-1 in terms of scoring the most centuries as a captain. This is his second T20 century. Babar has equaled Indian captain Rohit Sharma. Rohit also has 2 centuries in T20 as captain.
Biggest Opening Partnership for Pakistan: Babar-Rizwan had an unbeaten partnership of 203 runs. This is the biggest opening partnership for Pakistan in T20 Internationals. Both broke their own record. The two shared a 197-run partnership for the first wicket against South Africa in Centurion in April 2021. Both have shared a partnership of 150 or more runs for the 5th time.
Babar’s 10th century as captain: Babar scored his 10th century in international cricket as the captain of Pakistan. This was his 26th century in international cricket. Babar broke former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq’s record.
Know the full details of the match : England vs Pakistan
While playing first, England scored 199/5. Moeen Ali scored 55 runs which was the most unbeaten run to his name. In reply, Pakistan scored 203 runs in 19.3 overs. now Pakistan become the first team to score 200+ without losing a wicket.
For Pakistan, Mohammad Rizwan scored 88 and Captain Babar Azam scored 110 runs . Both have an opening partnership of 203 from 117 balls. This is the biggest partnership that chases scores. Babar-Rizwan has broken his own record.
On bowling, Haris Rauf and Shahnawaz handed Pakistan 2 wickets each.
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