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Babar Azam praises Mohammad Rizwan after rare feat

Misbahul Haq and Younis Khan were the last Pakistani cricketers to feature in the list by Wisden in 2017

Babar Azam praises Mohammad Rizwan after rare feat PHOTO: AFP

Pakistan captain Babar Azam congratulated Mohammad Rizwan after the wicketkeeper-batsman was named among Wisden’s five Cricketers of the Year in the 2021 edition of the Wisden Almanack.

The other four cricketers to be named alongside Rizwan included Dom Sibley, Zak Crawley, Jason Holder and Darren Stevens. Rizwan is the 18th Pakistani cricketer to make it to the esteemed list.

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Babar, in a Twitter post, praised the wicketkeeper and said he is proud of his aforementioned achievement.

“Congratulations Rizwan on bringing another prestigious title to Pakistan. We are all so proud of you,” wrote Babar.

 

Congratulations @iMRizwanPak on bringing another prestigious title to Pakistan. We are all so proud of you. #TheLoneWarrior #WisdenCricketer pic.twitter.com/NSEBXu6WCp

— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) April 17, 2021

 

Misbahul Haq and Younis Khan were the last Pakistani cricketers to feature in the list by Wisden in 2017.