PAK vs SL CWC 23 – WATCH: Mohammad Rizwan performs Sajdah to celebrate Pakistan historic chase over Sri Lanka

Wicketkeeper-batter Mohammed Rizwan performed the Sajdah after completing Pakistan’s historic chase against Sri Lanka in the ICC ODI World Cup 2023. The Men in Green broke the record of the highest chase in World Cup history after scoring 345 runs in 48.2 overs. Talking about the match, Sri Lanka posted a massive total with centuries from Kusal Mendis and Sadeera Samarawickrama.

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In the second innings, Pakistan got off to a poor start with the wickets of Imam-ul-Haq and Babar Azam. Here stepped up Abdullah Shafique and Mohammed Rizwan, who posted a massive 176-run stand. But after   Shafique got out at  113,  Rizwan took control and finished off the game. Batting with  Iftikhar Ahmed, the Pakistani wicketkeeper tapped  Dilshan Madushanka for a single and clinched the win for Pakistan. As the match was won,  Rizwan went down on his knees and performed the Sajdah to celebrate this victory. 

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Mohammed Rizwan was named the player of the match for his 131 in 121 balls with eight fours and three sixes.  Talking about this performance,  Rizwan said, ” Always a proud moment for me whenever you perform for your country. I am speechless at this moment. It was difficult. The thing was that after the bowling innings we went back and everyone was confident.”

“Unluckily, they got Babar Azam early but we got good partnerships after that. It’s a good track, was supporting to us. I told Shafique to take it step by step. Sometimes cramps and sometimes I was okay (chuckles),” he further added.

 

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