Mohammad RizwanPakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan is at the top in terms of T20 world rankings. Team India’s star batsman Suryakumar Yadav has been giving him competition in the last several weeks. Last Wednesday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) released the T20 World Rankings. In the batting rankings, Surya was only a few points behind Pakistani batsman Mohammad Rizwan, who had to settle for second place in the rankings.
In the T20 format, Rizwan and Suriya seem to be in a tough fight for the No. 1 spot in the rankings. This is the reason why there is a comparison between the two batsmen. On Sunday, Mohammad Rizwan gave his response in this matter. During this, Rizwan also praised Surya.
78 runs in 50 balls played against Bangladesh
Actually, at present, Pakistan-Bangladesh-New Zealand tri-series is being played in New Zealand. Pakistan had won the Pakistan-Bangladesh match on Sunday. Mohammad Rizwan played a smoky innings of 78 runs in 50 balls in this match. During the post-match press conference, Rizwa was questioned about the comparison between him and Suriya.
Rizwan said this in praise of Surya
On the question of comparison, Rizwan praised Suriya. Also told the difference between the two. Rizwan said that Suryakumar Yadav is a good player. I like the way he plays. But as far as the comparison of both is concerned, there is a difference in the game of both the players. I am an opener and he plays in the middle order.
Didn’t even think to become number 1 in the rankings – Rizwan
On the question of being consistently number 1 in the T20 batting rankings, the jawan says, ‘Never thought of becoming number 1 in the rankings. I am trying to fulfill the needs of the Pakistan team. Things like No. 1 ranking and man of the match take away the negativity of the player, but I don’t think about it all.
Let us tell you that there was a difference of 16 points between Mohammad Rizwan and Suryakumar Yadav in the ranking released by the ICC recently. Similarly, where Rizwan had 854 marks, Surya scored 838 marks.