‘We’re like family’: Pakistani star Mohammad Rizwan hails Virat Kohli and calls him world number one, Sports News

Pakistani star hitter Mohammad Rizwan hailed Virat Kohli as the best hitter in the world as he opened up about his equation with the Indian Test skipper. Rizwan and Kohli had faced off in India’s blockbuster clash against Pakistan at the 2021 T20 World Cup last year.

Rizwan had slammed a half-century unbeaten run with Pakistani skipper Babar Azam to help their side secure a comprehensive ten-wicket victory over India. It was a dominating performance from the Men in Green, who chased the target of 152 runs with 13 balls to spare without dropping a single wicket.

Rizwan, who was the hero in Pakistan’s ten-wicket win over India, has revealed that he shares a great bond with Kohli, who led the Indian team in the 2021 T20 World Cup. Pakistani wicket manager also revealed an interesting anecdote from the game. .

“There is no doubt that Virat Kohli is the world number one,” said Rizwan Paktv.tv.

“When we play cricket, we are all like family. When we critiqued Pant after he played a reverse sweep, he (Kohli) said, are you trying to get us all out in 10 overs?” – he added.

The Pakistani bowlers were on top of their match against India from the start sending the opening pair of Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul cheaply in the first three overs before Suryakumar Yadav was sent off in the sixth overs. Kohli’s 57 and Rishabh Pant’s 39 helped the Men in Blue post 151 runs on the board.

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Babar (68) and Rizwan (79) slammed half-centuries of unbeaten streak each to comfortably bring the Men in Green home. Rizwan revealed that a lot was said from Kohli during the Pakistan chase, but declined to dwell on the details of the conversation.

“When we were at bat, he also said a few things. I can’t repeat the things that have been said, but all I can say is that he’s a really nice guy,” Rizwan said.

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