Despite being sick, Mohammad Rizwan was eager and confident to play for Pakistan in the T20 World Cup 2021 semi-final against Australia, according to Pakistan’s head coach for T20 World Cup 2021, Saqlain Mushtaq.
Saqlain commended the wicket-keeper batter and invited other players to take inspiration from him in a virtual press conference before the match, sharing the identical words of Rizwan.
“I’ll play even if it means losing my life.” “It will be an honour for me,” Rizwan said, according to Saqlain. “We were inspired by his courage and determination, so we let him play the crucial match.” He’s a true fighter, and other players should take note,” he remarked.
The temporary head coach expressed his pride in his team’s performance at the huge event. “I am quite proud of this unit.” They fought like true fighters throughout the group stage, going undefeated. “I am optimistic that they will make a good comeback,” Saqlain continued.