Sussex Cricket has announced the signing of Pakistan wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan for the majority of the 2022 season. In this article, we take a look at how Sarah Taylor reacted to her club Sussex signing Mohammad Rizwan.
Mohammad Rizwan is in top form this year
Mohammad Rizwan has been a top performer across formats this season. He has especially been prolific in the T20 format, both for Pakistan and in franchise-based leagues. He has accumulated more than 2000 T20 runs in 2021, which is an astonishing feat. Rizwan was also one of the highest scorers in the recent T20 World Cup. He was one of the main reasons why Pakistan reached the semis of the competition. Apart from his batting exploits, Rizwan has also been near flawless behind the stumps.
Sarah Taylor reacts to Sussex signing Mohammad Rizwan
Earlier today, Sussex Cricket has announced that they have signed Rizwan for the next season. He will be part of the Championship and also the Vitality Blast. Rizwan will join the squad after the completion of the Australia Tour of Pakistan next year. The player had done well in Tests when Pakistan had toured England. This is one of the main reasons why he has received a contract.
Meanwhile, Sussex’s wicket-keeping coach Sarah Taylor could not hide her excitement about the news. She reacted to the signing on Rizwan on her Twitter handle.
Sarah has started playing again and as mentioned in her tweet, she will get to learn a lot from Rizwan. At the same time, the Pakistan cricketer will also get to learn from the experience of the English cricketer. Overall, it will be exciting for the fans of the club to witness an in-form overseas cricketer represent them.