Mohammad Rizwan

Mohammad Rizwan Profile Sportsbasha

Rizwan's journey began at the tender age of 17, playing for his college team. His impressive performances with both bat and gloves caught the selectors' attention, leading him to make his First-Class debut for Peshawar in 2008. His relentless hard work and commitment saw him steadily climb the cricketing ladder, culminating in his international debut in 2015.

Full Name
Mohammad Rizwan
Squad Number
16
Age
31 years
Height
1.7 m
Weight
65 Kg
Country
Pakistan
Batting Style
Right hand Bat
Bowling Style
Right-Arm Medium
Playing Role
Batter

Mohammad Rizwan: Pakistan’s Stalwart Wicket-keeper Batsman

Mohammad Rizwan, born in 1992, is a name synonymous with Pakistani cricket. This right-handed wicket-keeper batsman has carved his niche through consistent performances and a relentless work ethic.

Rizwan’s journey began at the tender age of 17, playing for his college team. His talent was soon recognized, leading him to debut for Peshawar in first-class cricket in 2008. His impressive batting and wicket-keeping skills caught the selectors’ eyes, paving the way for his international debut in 2015.

Since then, Rizwan has established himself as a vital cog in the Pakistani cricket team. He holds the unique distinction of being the only player to score over 2,000 runs in a single calendar year in T20 cricket. His consistent performances across all formats – Test, ODI, and T20 – have earned him accolades like the ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year in 2021 and a place among the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in the same year.

Rizwan’s leadership qualities are also evident. He currently holds the vice-captaincy of the Pakistani T20I team and captains the Multan Sultans franchise in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), leading them to victory in the 2021 edition.

Beyond his cricketing prowess, Rizwan is known for his humility, dedication, and sportsman spirit. He is an inspiration to aspiring cricketers, demonstrating the power of hard work and perseverance. As he continues to lead the charge for Pakistani cricket, one can expect to see many more milestones achieved by this exceptional talent.