Jhye Richardson bowled a pace delivery to Mohammad Rizwan during Day 2 of the Australia A vs Pakistan, 3-day practice match in Perth. The delivery, which injured Pakistan wicket-keeper Rizwan, also dismissed him. The ball hit him straight on the gloves and the Pakistan batsman rotated his hand in pain. The incident occurred during the 98th over of Pakistan’s innings, who are batting first in the 3-day Test match. Babar Azam Scores Century During Australia A vs Pakistan 3-Day Practice Match.
The video of the moment was shared on Twitter. “Rizwan has to go! Struck on the hand again and the ball pops up to Burns in the cordon”, cricket.com.au wrote along with the video. Have a look at the video below. Shane Watson Appointed as President of Australian Cricketers Association.
Rizwan has to go!
Struck on the hand again and the ball pops up to Burns in the cordon.
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) November 12, 2019
Since the ball hit Rizwan’s gloves and was caught by Joe Burns in the slip, he had to depart at the score of just 6 runs. Meanwhile, in the practice match, Pakistan started well with Asad Shafiq (119) and Babar Azam (117) hitting centuries. After the end of 102 overs, Pakistan had reached 369 runs at the loss of seven wickets. The ongoing practice match will be followed by another two-day practice match, slated to commence on November 15. Post that, Australia and Pakistan will battle out against each other in two Test matches.
The first Test match starts on November 21 at The Gabba in Brisbane. Australia have already defeated Pakistan in the three-match T20I series 2-0. The first match ended with no result. Australia defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in the second T20I match. The hosts against outclassed the visitors by 10 wickets in the third T20I.