Wicket-keeper batter Mohammad Rizwan shared his considerations over enjoying at quantity 5 place within the ODI format.
Rizwan was despatched to bat at quantity 5 through the ongoing house sequence in opposition to New Zealand. His batting quantity remained subject of dialogue regardless of the latter scored 96 runs in two matches to date.
A number of former cricketers together with Rashid Latif instructed Pakistan workforce administration to play Rizwan at quantity 4 place.
In the meantime, Rizwan additionally spoke on this matter through the press convention in Karachi as we speak forward of the third match of five-match sequence, scheduled on Could 3.
“Personally, I am not happy with batting at number five. I wish to play at number four but my wish doesn’t matter. The final call is of captain and the coach and we have to accept it,” he mentioned.
“I haven’t complained about it to anyone. It is not compulsory that player gets what he wants,” he added.
Rizwan, whereas batting at quantity 4 in ODIs, has scored 742 runs at a mean of 43.85 in 20 innings.
The skilled batter alongside Babar Azam typically stay beneath huge criticism for his or her batting strategy particularly in T20Is. The 2 batters are thought of one of many profitable opening pairs of Pakistan in latest instances.
“Salute to critics. If they think about Pakistan, it is good because constructive criticism will take our game forward,” he highlighted.
“We are going to World Cup this year. The World Cup isn’t for 20 players, it involves everyone including media. International cricket is all about pressure and we are used to of handling it,” the cricketer mentioned.
Pakistan workforce took 2-Zero lead within the ODI sequence after profitable first two matches in Rawalpindi. Final three ODIs might be performed in Karachi on Could 3, 5 and seven.