It is not possible to talk about the national cricket team and without reference to the records. The T20 World Cup is still going on but after the defeat of Australia in the second semi-final. The journey of the national team has ended here. The Pakistan cricket team has also set some unique records in the T20 World Cup. Mentioning them, Pakistan as a team is the first team in the world that has not changed its playing in 6 consecutive T20 International matches.
Unique Records of Pakistan Cricket Team in T20 World Cup 2021
Captain Babar Azam and wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan opened the T20 World Cup on behalf of the national team. He established five-century partnerships in 6 matches which is a record. Similarly, an opening partnership of more than 152 runs against India was formed by both players. They set a record while India was defeated by 10 wickets in the event.
In the T20 World Cup, captain Babar Azam also set a number of records for Indian player Virat Kohli. Including the record for the fastest 2,500 runs in T20 International matches and 2,500 runs in just 62 innings at an average of 49.02. Captain Virat Kohli had scored the same number of runs in 68 innings. Babar Azam scored 14 half-centuries as captain, setting a new record of 13 half-centuries for Indian captain Virat Kohli.
Similarly, Babar Azam again won the first position in the ICCT 20 rankings after January 2018. Wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan has the distinction of scoring 1,000 T20 international runs in 2021. Breaking the record of former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who has caught the most catches in a single year in T20 cricket. The catches were caught. Aggressive batsman Asif Ali hit four sixes in one over in the match against Afghanistan to lead the national team to victory. The ICC then nominated him for Player of the Month.
Former national cricket team captain Shoaib Malik equaled the record of Indian player KL Rahul by scoring 54 runs off 18 balls against Scotland. The country’s innings included six sixes and a four. In addition, Pakistan won 6 out of 6 matches of the T20 World Cup. While the unique thing was that in all the matches, a separate player for the national team won the title of “Man of the Match” for his individual performance.