In the second T20 against England, Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan broke many records

In the second T20 against England, Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan broke many records
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Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan

The opening partnership of  Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan has made a couple of records at some stage in their surprising attempt withinside the 2nd T20I in opposition to England.

They both made an unbeaten 203-run stand to hand Pakistan a memorable 10-wicket victory ­on the National Stadium Karachi.
 
They have become the maximum successful batting partners in T20I history, surpassing India’s Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan.

The Indian partnership had scored 1,743 runs in overall 52 innings, while, Pakistan’s  Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan handed them withinside the 36th inning as batting partners once they finished 18 runs withinside the 1/3 over withinside the 2nd T20I in opposition to England.

They additionally end up the first-ever batting pair in T20Is to attain over 1,800 runs as batting partners.
 
This became the 7th time that each opener scored over 100 runs withinside the format which is likewise the maximum by any batting partners. India’s KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma are 2nd at the listing with 5-century stands.

Of their 1,800 partnership runs, they have got scored over 1,500 runs for the reason that begin of 2021. No different batting partner has scored even 800 runs in partnership in this bracket.

Moreover, this became Pakistan’s maximum establishing stand in T20I cricket. Apart from that, it became additionally the best run chase in all T20 cricket without dropping a wicket.

The previous maximum in T20Is became 169 by New Zealand in opposition to Pakistan in 2016. In all T20s, the previous maximum became 184 for Kolkata Knight Riders in opposition to Gujrat Lions in 2017.