Multan Sultans announces Rizwan to be captain in place of Shan Masood

News Desk

The Multan Sultans announced that wicket-keeper batsman and vice-captain of the national cricket team Mohammad Rizwan will be the captain in place of Shan Masood.

According to details, the Multan Sultans has announced the news in a tweet on Monday days before season six of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) begins.

Mohammad Rizwan has arguably been the highlight of Pakistan’s cricket this past year, scoring runs all over the world including in bowler-friendly conditions of Australia and New Zealand.

He was also named Player of the Series in both Tests and T20Is for his ravishing performances with the bat and gloves against South Africa.

The owner of the Multan Sultans, Alamgir Khan Tareen has said that Rizwan has shown exemplary leadership qualities with the Pakistan team as well as with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in domestic tournaments. He said that Rizwan is presently one of the very best in the world in his position and we are excited to have him lead our team.

Mohammad Rizwan has said that he is grateful to the owner and the head coach for this opportunity, and shall, God willing, repay the franchise for the trust that they’ve shown in me with positive results on the field.