Mohammad Rizwan was born on 1st June 1992 in Peshawar, Pakistan. He is one of the best wicket-keeper batsman of Pakistan national cricket squad and the vice captain of the test-cricket squad. In the 2021 Pakistan Super League, he captained the Multan Sultans and secured the team’s first PSL title.
In Oct 2021, Mohammad Rizwan got international recognition after his mind blowing performance against the T20 WC match of IND vs PAK. For the 2020-21 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, he was the main person of team Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as a wicket-keeper batsman.
Mohammad Rizwan Personal Life:
Mohammad Rizwan is from Pakistan in a decent Muslim family. Like every other Cricketer, he was a cricket enthusiast and played the sports mostly cricket from his childhood.
Among his 5 siblings, he is the second eldest brother. During his schooling, his father forced him to pursue a career in medicine.
Mohammad Rizwan faced so many problems including maintaining finances, to practicing the sport in a local club with no family support. He also represent his school to his extraordinary batting skills and achievements. He was always qualified in study and he represented the Islamia College University, Peshawar in domestic tournaments.
Rizwan’s father supported him during the tournaments to appreciate his accomplishments. However, his father was not ready to support him in pursuing a career in the sport.
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Mohammad Rizwan Family:
Mohammad Rizwan belongs to a Pathan Muslim family. They lives in Peshawar, Pakistan. He get married in 2015 by marrying his cousin. But because of his family rules and restrictions, Rizwan does not have permission and he also not like to share any information about his wife. Now the couple has two daughters.
On Twitter handle, Rizwan shared a post with the good news that he has become the father of his first daughter in the year 2016 and their second daughter baby birth was on 7th Oct 2017.
Mohammad Rizwan’s Cricket Career:
Mohammad Rizwan showcased a mind-blowing performance at the domestic level, earning him a selection in the Pakistan national cricket team. He made his ODI and T20 debut for Pakistan against Bangladesh in the year 2015.
vice-captain of Punjab
Then he became the vice-captain of Punjab at the 2018 Pakistan Cup in the year 2019.
Mohammad Rizwan was fortunate to receive the captaincy of the Pakistan National Team at the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asian Cup. He showcased exceptional captaincy skills that played a crucial role in leading the team to the semi-finals, where they suffered defeat against India.
In 2019, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, acquired Rizwan as their captain for the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy.
Rizwan was chosen in the squad as a replacement for Babar Azam, who was injured, to make his debut in the 2020-2021 series against New Zealand.
In the year 2021, Mohammad Rizwan became the 1st Pakistani wicket-keeper batsman who scored 50 in a T20 match.
Rizwan and Babar Azam were the cricketers who scored the highest opening partnership of 197 runs in the T20 match against South Africa.
In June of the same year, Rizwan captained the Multan Sultans and Rizwan led the team very intelligently for their first title in Pakistan Super League.
After a few months, the selection committee chose him for the 2021 T20 World Cup. Rizwan received immense praise and recognition for his partnership with Babar Azam, one of Pakistan’s finest cricketers. Together, they successfully chased the target of 151 runs in the World Cup match against India, only losing one wicket in the process.