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Pak vs Nam: Records by Babar-Rizwan duo

Pak vs Nam: Records by Babar-Rizwan duo

Pak vs Nam: Pakistan have officially qualified for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 semifinal, becoming the first team from Super 12s, Group 2, to do so.

Encountering Namibia and thrashing them by 45 runs brought their fourth consecutive win of the campaign. At first, they thumbed up versus India by 10 wickets and later targetted New Zealand by 8 wickets. Their next prey were Afghanistan as the men in green declared another big victory by 5 wickets.

Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam, Pakistan’s batting pair, induced to open the inning for the team, overpowered India in their T20 World Cup opener. However, they did not do much in the next two games versus New Zealand, Afghanistan together. Being known for their class, they made sure not to lose wickets during PAK vs NAM Tuesday’s match. Babar added 70 off 49 balls whereas, Rizwan smashed 79 runs off 50 balls.

Despite registering several records together as a batting pair, Rizwan and Babar also enrolled numerous individual records. Check them here.

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Here are a few of the records Babar-Rizwan made together as batting partners:

Scoring 113 runs playing on the first-wicket stand was Babar and Rizwan’s fifth century stand as a batting pair. It is the most number of century partnerships ever by any batting pair in the shortest format of cricket. They have left behind the former records of Shikar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma, Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson, who had added four hundred plus scores in their partnerships.

The records do not end here as the opening pair of Babar, Rizwan became the only one to surpass 1000 partnership runs in a calendar year. So far, in 2021, they have played 17 times together gathering 1041 runs yet.

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