The Karachi Kings franchise, which is led by Pakistani all-rounder Imad Wasim, most popular to maintain Rizwan on the bench for many of the matches though he’s the primary wicketkeeper-batman for Pakistan in all three codecs.
“I am Pakistan’s number one keeper and batsman and I am recognised as a batsman yet I didn’t get proper chances to play in the PSL,” stated Rizwan stated at a submit match convention on the nationwide stadium in Karachi on Sunday (March 15) night time.
“The captain said I am a top order batman and then didn’t give me opportunity to play,” added the 27-year-old, who has performed six Tests, 32 ODIs and 18 T20 matches for Pakistan.
Rizwan stated solely Imad can reply why he was not given an opportunity within the staff.
When requested about Rizwan’s continued exclusion within the PSL matches, Imad had stated that sadly they couldn”t discover a place for Rizwan within the enjoying eleven.
The Karachi franchise has most popular to play West Indian Chadwick Walton within the matches after attempting out Rizwan within the first match of the league.
“I couldn’t understand the explanation given by my captain for not selecting me but anyway this sort of behaviour has disappointed me,” Rizwan lamented.
“Everyone knows that I have performed against New Zealand, England and other teams in white ball format but I was disappointed when not given a chance in the Karachi outfit,” he stated.
Rizwan stated he could not say in the intervening time whether or not he would play for Karachi Kings subsequent season of PSL.
He, nevertheless, identified that franchise cricket had its personal system of choice and maybe Walton suited the necessities of Karachi higher.
“They are also other notable players who didn’t get a chance to play in the PSL from their franchises, what can one do except hope the chance will come soon.”
Rizwan had turn out to be Pakistan’s primary selection after the Pakistan Cricket Board and selectors dropped Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain and participant from all three codecs late final yr following a whitewash towards Sri Lanka in a T20 collection at house.
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