Wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan holds the record for most runs scored in a single year. Mohammad Rizwan is the first batsman in the world to score 2,000 runs in a year in all leagues and international matches in 2021. Mohammad Rizwan was dismissed for 87 in the third and final match of the T20 series against the West Indies. In the same match, Rizwan narrowly escaped being LBW at zero. In the ICC T20 rankings, Mohammad Rizwan is at the fourth position with 766 points. While the captain of the national team Babar Azam has slipped two places to the third position.
Mohammad Rizwan amazing performance in 2021
Recently, as a wicket-keeper-batsman, Mohammad Rizwan equaled Dhoni’s record of 39 catches in a year in T20 cricket. The former Indian captain had taken 39 catches in a year in 2016. Earlier, Captain Babar Azam signed contracts with Somerset County in 2019 and 2020. Wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan, who has scored the most runs in T20 cricket in 2021, has signed a contract with English county team Sussex.
Mohammad Rizwan will join the Sussex County squad at the end of the series against the Australian team at home against Pakistan in April next year and will remain with the team until mid-July. Rizwan has scored 1,239 runs in international matches in T20 matches in 2021, while he is the first batsman to score more than 1,000 runs in a year. Former England women’s cricketer Sarah Taylor, on the other hand, expressed happiness over Muhammad Rizwan’s inclusion in the Sussex team, saying she would try to take advantage of Rizwan’s experience.
Muhammad Rizwan scored 2000 runs in one year, 2021
Muhammad Rizwan set another record in international cricket. He snatched the honor from Kiwi batsman Martin Guptill. While Mohammad Rizwan’s year 2021 has proved to be a golden year in T20 international cricket. He has also set a record for Kiwi batsman Martin Guptill. Mohammad Rizwan has become the first batsman in the world to score 2,000 runs in a year in all leagues and international matches by playing an innings of 87 runs against the West Indies.
Martin Guptill had a record of 41 sixes in 2021, but Rizwan set the record against the West Indies in the third and final match of the series. He scored 87 off just 45 balls and hit three sixes during the innings which took him to the first position. In addition, Mohammad Rizwan has become the first player to hit more than 100 boundaries in a calendar year.