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Rizwan to wear shirt with name ‘Muhammad’ for T20 World Cup

His cap's stripes contain the first letter of his wife’s name is cap's stripe reads RS 16.

Pakistani batter Muhammad Rizwan has changed his name to Muhammad on his shirt for the tri-nation series and T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia.

He will be wearing the jersey with the name ‘Muhammad’ in the upcoming matches to wear the same shirt in the final of the T20 World Cup 2022. Rizwan’s shirt number ‘16’ remains the same. His cap’s stripes contain the first letter of his wife’s name is cap’s stripe reads RS 16.

Earlier, a video of Pakistani batter Muhammad Rizwan delivering a sermon in the mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand has gone viral on social media.

Multiple videos of Muhammad Rizwan addressing the people in the mosque were shared on social media. Videos also show the cricketer mingling with the people after the lecture. He also took pictures with the children.

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In his lecture, he stressed fulfilling religious obligations. He talked about the importance of spirituality in life and the need to understand God. The cricketer talked about having a firm belief in God. Rizwan received mixed responses on social media; many of the users appreciated Rizwan for his religious inclination others called it a PR gimmick by the player. Others criticized him for his performances and style of game.

Nevertheless, Rizwan is the leading T20I batsman in the ICC ranking. He is scoring consistently for the team and makes a powerful opening duo with skipper Babar Azam.

Muhammad Rizwan is known for his religious inclination in the team. Earlier, he received praise after fans spotted him reading Holy Quran in a video during the tour to The Netherlands. The video titled ‘Amsterdam to Dubai’ shows highlights of the journey of the Pakistan Cricket Team from the Netherlands to UAE. The video features team players interacting with each other and engaging with fans before heading to the airport.