A right-handed batsman, Rizwan-uz-Zaman Khan, was born on September 4, 1961, in Karachi. He played 11 Tests and 3 ODIs from 1981 to 1989. His First-Class career spanned more than 23 years for PIA, Karachi Blues, and Karachi Whites, from 1976–77 to 1999–2000. He also played as a professional with the South Durham Cricket League, North Yorkshire, in 1990.
Rizwan-uz-Zaman Khan’s had one of the most peculiar first-class records. A proficient specialist has natural batting ability. He didn’t achieve the same level of success at the international level as his contemporaries. Rizwan-uz-Zaman Khan made headlines when he made his Test debut on Australian soil.
In November 1981, he made his Test debut against Australia on the bouncy track of Perth, where he got out his first ball duck off Terry Alderman’s bowling. In the second inning, he made eight runs before he was caught by Rod Marsh by Terry Alderman. This was a pretty big failure for a young batsman.
In 11 Test matches, he scored 345 at an average of 19.16, including three fifties with a best of 60. In three ODIs, he scored 20 runs at an average of 6.66, with the best of 14.
A domestic cricketer stalwart played 205 first-class matches, scored 14,452 runs at an average of 43.53 with the best of 217* including 43 hundred, 70 fifties, 120 catches, 87 wickets with the best of 5 for 16 including two times 5 wickets in an innings, and one time 10 wickets in a match.
Rizwan also played 148 list-A matches and scored 3,938 runs at an average of 28.74 with the best of 112, including 5 hundred, 29 fifties, 37 catches, and 23 wickets with the best of 3 for 17.
Rizwan-uz-Zaman Khan's right handedness is one of the most peculiar first-class records. A proficient specialist has natural batting ability.
Rizwan-uz-Zaman Khan’s right-handedness is one of the most peculiar first-class records. A proficient specialist has natural batting ability.