Rizwan was in the ICU
Rizwan has been Pakistan’s leading scorer with captain Babur Assam throughout the tournament. The player who scored a half century in the semis became the team’s top scorer. But the player was in the ICU for two days before the semis. The actress was admitted to the hospital following a chest infection. Rizwan was also not expected to play against Australia.
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Didn’t expect to land
It was reported that Pakistan would be without Mohammad Rizwan and Shoaib Malik for the semi – finals. But both were placed in the playing XI. On November 9, Rizwan was diagnosed with a chest infection. The player was later admitted to the ICU, a support staffer of the Pakistan team told a news conference.
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Rizwan survived the illness
The Pakistan opener finally survived the illness. Captain Babur added 71 runs for the first wicket with Assam. But Pakistan lost the match. Despite putting up a good score, Vinay was unable to bowl as expected in the death overs.
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