Mohammad Rizwan reached a new milestone with 6,000 T20 journeys

Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan achieved yet another milestone in T20 cricket during the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).

The right-hander chalked up a magnificent half-century against the Dhaka Dominators side, helping his side post 184-4 in the allotted 20 overs.

With a knock of 55 runs in 47 balls including three maximums and a boundary, the Peshawar-born cricketer completed 6,000 runs in the shortest format.

Rizwan has now scored 6,007 runs in 186 innings at an average of 42.90 and a strike rate of 125.19, including a century and 50 half-centuries.

In T20 internationals, the right-hander is the second Pakistani after Babar Azam and eighth overall in the list of top run-scorers in the shortest format.

The Test Vice-Captain has scored 2,635 T20I runs in 69 innings at an average of 48.79 and a strike rate of 126.62 including a century and 23 half-centuries.

The Multan Sultans captain is also the second batsman on the list of top T20I runs in a year, scoring 996 runs in 25 innings at an average of 45.27 in 2022.

After the conclusion of Pakistan’s ODI series against New Zealand, the Victorians flew Rizwan via helicopter ahead of their match against Fortune Barishal.

It is pertinent to mention here that Rizwan was also the top scorer in Asia Cup 2022 in UAE, scoring 281 runs in six innings at an average of 56.20.

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