Sussex signs Pakistani wicketkeeper batter Mohammad Rizwan!
English county made the announcement on Thursday revealing that Rizwan will join Sussex following Australia’s tour of Pakistan in April 2022.
“Sussex Cricket is extremely excited to announce the signing of Pakistani wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Rizwan for the majority of the 2022 season,” the statement said.
“Mohammad Rizwan will join Sussex following Australia’s tour of Pakistan that concludes in early April. He will then be available in both Championship and T20 cricket until the end of the Vitality Blast in mid-July,” it added.
Post announcement, in a statement shared by Sussex, Mohammad Rizwan was full of positivity after signing up with the team.
“I am absolutely honoured and excited to be a part of the historic Sussex County Cricket Club for the 2022 season. I have always heard great things about the Sussex community and this family club was always close to my heart,” he said.
“In my heart, I know our young team has the potential to beat any team. Our strength lies in our hard work, honesty, deep commitment, and self-belief: we can win, we will win, and we will play like champions, no matter what! In shaa Allah, I look forward to a great season,” the statement quoted Rizwan as saying.
On the other hand, Sussex’s wicket-keeping coach Sarah Taylor is looking forward to learning from Mohammad Rizwan.