Don't Just Sit There! Start 'DON'T LISTEN TO ANYONE': SHAHID AFRIDI'S DIRECT ADVICE TO MOHAMMAD RIZWAN AMID STRIKE RATE CRITICISM1
The former Pakistan captain gave some simple advice to Mohammad Rizwan after he was criticized for his pace handling during T20I Bangladesh.
Pakistan registered a win over Bangladesh in their first match of the tri-series in New Zealand on Friday.
With Mohammad Rizwan's unbeaten 78 off 50 balls, Pakistan managed 167/5 in 20 overs before restricting the Nurul Hasan-led side to 146/8.
While Pakistan's middle-order concerns resurfaced, it was Rizwan's unbeaten run that finally pulled him out of a difficult position, something that has happened frequently in Pakistan over the past few weeks.
However, despite a match-winning tackle for the team, Rizwan faced criticism for his scoring pace.
Rizwan, who opened the innings for the team, played full 20 overs and scored an unbeaten 76 off 50 balls.
Former Pakistani cricketer Sikander Bakht had said on a Pakistani news channel after the match that the team would not take T20. If other batsmen start playing like Rizwan in the World Cup.
However, former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has a different opinion and insisted that Rizwan is doing his job brilliantly.
Established Pakistan's innings. , He batted for all 20 overs in his 21st T20I half-century and hit seven fours and two sixes.