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15 Nov 2021
4:45 am

Pakistan batsman Mohammad Rizwan’s recovery was ‘miraculous’

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Pictures of the batsman lying in a hospital bed went viral on social media.

Mohammad Rizwan of Pakistan plays a shot during the ICC Men's T20 World Cup semi-final against Australia at Dubai International Stadium on 11 November 2021 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Photo: Francois Nel/Getty Images

Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan’s recovery from a lung infection to play a valiant innings in the Twenty20 World Cup semifinal was termed “miraculous” by the Indian doctor who treated him. Rizwan, 29, came out of the intensive care unit of a Dubai hospital to top-score with 67 in Pakistan’s 176/4 on Thursday, but his efforts were in vain as Australia overhauled that total to set up a title clash with New Zealand. Rizwan’s courage was lauded by Pakistan’s batting coach Matthew Hayden and by fans, while pictures of the batsman lying in a hospital bed went viral on social media....