When Muhammad Rizwan sold his TV to buy cricket gear [Video]

Just like majority of the Pakistani cricketers, Muhammad Rizwan also comes from a middle class family.

Pakistani wicketkeeper batsman Muhammad Rizwan
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – NOVEMBER 11: Mohammad Rizwan of Pakistan holds their hand in the position of their heart during the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup semi-final match between Pakistan and Australia at Dubai International Stadium on November 11, 2021 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Alex Davidson/Getty Images)

Pakistani wicketkeeper batter Muhammad Rizwan is a great example of hard work and dedication. After struggling for a spot in the national cricket team, the right handed batter has now become an important part of the team.

Just like majority of the Pakistani cricketers, Muhammad Rizwan also comes from a middle class family. He struggled to make ends meet and fulfil his dream of playing for the Pakistan cricket team.

During a show on a local TV channel, his club coach Fazl-e-Akbar revealed how difficult it was for Rizwan during the early phase of his career. According to Rizwan’s club coach, the cricketer didn’t have enough money to buy cricket gear for himself.

“His grandfather bought them a TV to watch cricket matches but he had to sell it to but cricket gear for himself,” Fazl-e-Akbar said. He added that the captain of Shamma cricket club saw him when he was playing in Islamia College and informed the club’s management about him.

Muhammad Rizwan was called to the club and offered to play for them. He accepted the offer and soon made his way to the playing XI. The wicketkeeper batsman has been having a good time in the T20I cricket. In the recently concluded T20 series against West Indies, he became the first cricketer in the history of T20 cricket to score 2000 runs in a single calendar year. He achieved this feat during the third T20 of the series against the Caribbeans.

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