Pakistan's wicket-keeping batter Mohammad Rizwan unlocked another milestone in Test cricket whilst standing in the first test match of the historic series between England and Pakistan. He managed to score 29 off 44 and 46 off 92 in the two innings, respectively, which let him surpass 5000 runs in international cricket. He is now the 28th Pakistani cricketer to achieve the feat.
5️⃣0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ runs across all three formats for @iMRizwanPak ✅#PAKvENG | #UKSePK pic.twitter.com/oUPdKFmVJ8— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) December 5, 2022
The right-handed batter has 1065 runs from 37 ODI innings, whereas he has scored 2635 runs from 69 T20Is. Notably, former cricketer, Inzamam ul Haq is the table topper when it comes to scoring the most international runs from the country. He has 20541 runs to his name across all three formats.
It must be noted that England have saved a drawn match, picking all Pakistani batters in the concluding inning of the Test on 268. With their bold decision to declare 264 on the last day, preparing a target of 343 runs for Pakistan to come up from the last inning, the guest bowlers managed to win by 74 runs and lead the series by 1-0.
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