Allah is also for Virat Kohli of India, Joe Root, and Steve Smith as well: Mohammad Rizwan

After guiding Pakistan to a comprehensive win against Sri Lanka in ODI World Cup 2023, Mohammad Rizwan got candid about his belief in god during a press conference, the video of which has gone viral on Twitter. On October 10, Tuesday, at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, the 31-year-old scored a magnificent hundred to help Pakistan complete the highest successful run chase of 345, in the history of the quadrennial spectacle.

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For the unversed, it was the Sri Lanka duo of Kusal Mendis and Sadeera Samarawickrama, who registered three-figure scores for their side, to help them post a commanding total of 344/9 on the board in their allotted 50 overs. After the early struggles, it was Abduallah Shafique, who got a hundred on debut for Pakistan in the ODI World Cup, coupled with the unbeaten 131 off 121 from Mohammad Rizwan to help the Men in Green achieve a memorable triumph.

On October 12, Thursday, Farid Khan, one of the cricket journalists from Pakistan, took to his official Twitter account to share the video of Mohammad Rizwan talking about how his hard work, coupled with the grace of god, helps him as a sportsperson. At one point during the press conference, he was quoted as saying, “Allah toh India ke Virat Kohli ka bhi hai, Joe Root ka bhi aur Steve Smith ka bhi hai (The god is not only mine, it is also of India’s Virat Kohli, Joe Root, and Steve Smith).”

Watch Mohammad Rizwan talk about his belief in god here:

Meanwhile, after securing two wins in two consecutive matches of the ODI World Cup 2023 against the Netherlands and Sri Lanka at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad, the Pakistan cricket team have travelled to Ahmedabad for their upcoming round-robin match. They are scheduled to play against India at the Narendra Modi Stadium in front of a packed house in excess of 1,00,000 fans on October 14, Saturday.


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