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Mohammad Rizwan – T20I Runs – Year by Year

T20 cricket in 2021 belonged to Mohammad Rizwan. The Pakistani batsman made a mighty 1326 runs in T20 internationals, becoming the first batsman to score 1000+ T20I runs in a calendar year. He played a major role in his team’s success in the 2021 T20 World Cup. Pakistan lost the semi-final game against Pakistan, in which Rizwan ended up as his team’s high scorer. He was the third-highest run-scorer in the tournament by adding 281 to his team’s runs at an average above 70.

The success continued in 2022 too, where Rizwan played a big role in his team’s Asia Cup campaign, in which they finished as runners-up.

Earlier in his career, he had a tough two years in 2015 and 2016, averaging less than 20 in the 7 innings. He returned strong in 2019 after multiple strong displays in the domestic circuit. Since then, he has replaced the former captain Sarfaraz Khan as the side’s wicketkeeper and became the first-choice opener in all three formats.

This article will show light on Mohammad Rizwan’s year-by-year batting performances in T20I cricket.

Mohammad Rizwan T20I Runs Year-wise

YEARRUNSINNINGSAVERAGESTRIKE RATEBEST SCORE50s/100s
2015102620.4097.1433*0/0
2016414.00100.0040/0
201974614.8098.66310/0
2020133544.33127.88891/0
202113262673.66134.89104*12/1
20229812446.71123.2488*10/0
2023162454.00139.6598*0/2
2024252763.00128.5790*1/0
OVERALL30498049.98127.41104*26/1

Key Stats

Rizwan’s 2021 supremacy included 13 50+ scores, the highest by any cricketer in a calendar year. Check the top ten here.

His only T20I century came in the same year against South Africa in Lahore. He was also named the Player of the Match for the match-winning performance in that game.

The Pakistani opener has been extremely consistent, averaging well above 50 in the last two years, which is considered a magical number in the shortest format.

His partnerships with his captain Babar Azam are the big favourites among the Pakistani crowd, as the pair enjoys multiple entries in the top ten opening partnerships in T20 internationals. Also, they hold the record for the highest opening partnership in T20 World Cup games.

With only around 60 games old, Rizwan is already part of the top ten batters with most 30s50+ scores, and most 80s in the twenty-twenty cricket.

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