Mohammad Rizwan could not put a foot unsuitable in the course of the first T20I towards South Africa on Thursday. The Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman slammed a match-winning century within the first innings, and displayed unimaginable athleticism behind the stumps to take away the damaging Reeza Hendricks within the run-chase.
Hendricks, who had scored a half-century, held the important thing to Proteas’ victory as he held one finish since opening the innings alongside Janneman Malan.
Nonetheless, within the 18th over of the innings, Hendricks confronted an unlucky dismissal, because of confusion in the course of the pitch with batting companion Andile Phelukwayo.
Haris Rauf aimed a short-pitched supply at Hendricks, and the batsman performed a pull shot however miscued it. Not realizing the place the ball is, Hendricks ran after watching the non-striker Phelukwayo beginning for a single.
Nonetheless, the batsman was too late to grasp that the ball solely went barely behind the wickets. Rizwan made a herculean effort to dive from behind-the-stumps to run Hendricks out.
The PCB additionally shared the video of the run-out on its official profile.
Pakistan emerged victorious within the recreation, beating South Africa by three runs. Within the first innings, Rizwan remained unbeaten on 104 off 64 deliveries, after opening the batting alongside captain Babar Azam.
The hosts had scored 169/6, and amongst their bowlers, Usman Qadir emerged with spectacular 2/21 figures in his 4 overs.