Fighter Rizwan spent 2 nights in ICU before the semi-final
(by Tribune International, 12 Nov 2021); It has been revealed by the Pakistan team’s official that Rizwan had suffered from a severe chest infection and spent two days in a Dubai hospital ICU bed. He was released from the hospital on Thursday morning and ready to play the match in the evening.
Pakistani coach Matthew Hayden praised Mohammad Rizwan and said ‘Rizwan is a warrior’, he launched four
powerful sixes in his 67 in the Twenty20 World Cup semi-final for Pakistan.
People who watched the game on the ground and TV screen noticed that he was looking weak and asking for water frequently during his batting.
Rizwan developed a severe chest infection on the 9th of November after which he was admitted to the hospital, he spent two nights in ICU and was released on the 11th of November that is on the day Pakistan has to play the semi-final, Pakistan’s team doctor Najeebullah Soomro revealed. The doctor said Rizwan made an incredible recovery and was deemed fit before the match.
Rizwan is great gift by God to Pakistani cricket. His determination and tenacity are par at excellence.
It was a great game with a thrilling finish. Pakistan batted first and gave a target of 176 to Australia which was achieved by Australia in the 19th over.
Congratulations to Australia with their full traditional potential and defeated unbeaten Pakistan in a close finish. Now Australia will play the final against Kiwi on Sunday 14th November.