DUBAI: On Friday evening, Pakistan opening batsman Mohammad Rizwan mentioned that the Pakistan gamers are passionate like “troopers” and are prepared to offer their fullest for the honour of their nation.
Rizwan was speaking to the media earlier than leaving for Bangladesh with the remainder of the nationwide group. “I’m now feeling significantly better, I’d request individuals to wish for me,” he mentioned.
“I’m at all times prepared [to play] for Pakistan,” he mentioned.
Earlier on Thursday, Pakistan misplaced its thrilling semi-final conflict in opposition to Australia, breaking the hearts of hundreds of thousands of followers worldwide.
Nonetheless, the nationwide group obtained reward from hundreds of thousands of Pakistanis at residence, and overseas, for enjoying outstandingly all through the match.
Mohammad Rizwan, who had spent two nights in a Dubai hospital in its Intensive Care Unit for a chest an infection, gave all the nation a scare when reviews began doing the rounds that he and former captain Shoaib Malik could miss the semi-final match after contracting the flu.
Nonetheless, Rizwan and Malik had been each declared match to play the match. After Pakistan misplaced the sport within the second-last over courtesy of a late blitz from Matthew Wade, footage of Rizwan mendacity on a hospital mattress, within the ICU, went viral on social media.