PAK vs SA – Babar Rizwan smash T20I records for Pakistan

JOHANNESBURG – Pakistan cricket team completed their highest ever successful run-chase in third Twenty20 International against South Africa with 12 balls to spare on Wednesday.

Skipper Babar Azam and vice-captain Mohammad Rizwan smashed 197 – the highest opening partnership in T20Is – as Green Shirts thrashed Proteas at Centurian while chasing 204-run target.


Babar Azam hit 122 runs, comprising a whopping 15 fours and four sixes, while Mohammad Rizwan has scored 73 runs, with five fours and two sixes.

Pakistan also became the first team to chase 200+ in T20Is with only one wicket down.

After today’s match Pakistan lead the series 2-1. The last and 4th game of t20 will be played on April 16 (Friday).