Pakistan Tour of Ireland: Mohammad Rizwan Injury Update by Babar Azam

Pakistan Tour of Ireland: Pakistan team’s main wicketkeeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan is currently out of the ongoing five-match T20 series between Pakistan and New Zealand. Curently, Usman Khan is replacing Rizwan against Blackcaps. The biggest concern for the Pakistan board is Rizwan, after the New Zealand series the team will leave for Ireland where a three-match T20 series will be played between the two teams. In such a situation, captain Babar Azam has given Rizwan’s injury update, which we will look at in this article.

While batting in the third match played in Rawalpindi, Mohammad Rizwan had hamstring problem and as a result, he retired hurt. In his place, Usman Khan was handling the responsibility of wicketkeeping in the second innings.

The PCB Medical Panel received Rizwan’s radiology reports after which the team management decided to rest the 31-year-old wicketkeeper batsman in the series against New Zealand.

When captain Babar Azam was asked about Rizwan’s tour of Ireland, he replied, “Whenever a main player gets injured, a team misses him. The way he has served Pakistan and performances he has produced are in front of everyone,”.

It is not a major injury and we are trying to save him as much as we can. He will undergo rehabilitation at the NCA and I am confident he will get fit before the Ireland series,” – Skipper Babar Azam

After the New Zealand series is over, the Men in Green will leave for the Ireland tour where a three-match series will be played between the two teams on 10th, 12th, and 14th May in Clontarf, Dublin.

Pakistan vs Ireland T20I Series Schedule

May 10: First T20I, Dublin

May 12 Second T20I, Dublin

May 14: Third T20I, Dublin

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