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Pakistan spin-bowling all-rounder Shadab Khan said wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan is an absolute “sweetheart”.
He said this after being asked by a fan on Twitter to describe Rizwan in one word.
Rizwan has been in red-hot form for Pakistan and did extremely well during the recent tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe.
He amassed 42 runs in the three-match ODI series against against South Africa at an average of 14.
However, the 29-year-old turned thing around with 147 runs, which included two half-centuries, in the four-match T20 series at an average of 73.50 and a strike-rate of 147.
He continued to shine in the three-match T20 series against Zimbabwe as he amassed 186 runs, which included two fifties, at an average of 186 and a strike-rate of 133.81.
In the two-Test series, he made 66 runs at an average of 33.
As for the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL), where he captains the Multan Sultans, he has accumulated 326 runs in six matches, which includes three fifties, at an average of 54.33 and a strike-rate of 138.72.
— Shadab Khan (@76Shadabkhan) May 31, 2021
Shadab is captaining Islamabad United in the tournament and has taken four wickets in six matches at an average of 42.25 and an economy rate of 8.45.
He has also scored 39 runs at an average of 7.80 and a strike-rate of 105.40.