Lahore: Muhammad Rizwan from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa turned the 33rd captain of the nationwide Test workforce.
Before the beginning of the T20 sequence in New Zealand, Pakistan suffered the brunt of Babar Azam's harm. Leading candidate Shadab Khan's health was additionally unsure. However, when he recovered, he took cost of the workforce. Babar Azam can be not accessible for the primary match of the Test sequence, now vice-captain Mohammad Rizwan has the chance to steer, he has turn into the 33rd Test captain within the historical past of Pakistan cricket.
Led by wicketkeeper-batsman, Khair Pakhtunkhwa gained the nationwide T20 event this 12 months. In the previous couple of years, the province has persistently offered new expertise to the Pakistan workforce, now the nationwide Test workforce. He was additionally awarded the captaincy.
Muhammad Rizwan, then again, is ranked third within the record of Pakistani cricketers who’ve taken the lead after enjoying fewer matches within the lengthy format. Javed Burki gained the award after enjoying eight matches.
Mohammad Rizwan had performed in 9 matches earlier than the Mount Mangunai Test, Majid Khan and Shoaib Malik had been thought-about eligible to steer the Pakistan workforce after 18, 18 matches.