He completed a stunning 3–0 win over Pakistan in the 3-match Test series, winning his third encounter and final by eight goals. Although the hitter’s approach has been the headline for most of the series, the debutant Rehan Ahmed also received critical acclaim for his incredible five-stroke in the second half. As England clinched a historic series win in Pakistan, becoming the first team to beat the hosts 3-0 at their home ground, Rehan took to Twitter and shared an emotional post. touch.
“I cannot put into words how I feel. Without her prayers, I would never have gotten to this stage. I am forever grateful to my mother, who unfortunately could not have been here. with me, however, her prayers are always with me no matter what,”he tweeted.
I can’t put into words how I feel. Without my mother’s prayers, I would never have gotten to this stage.
– Rehan Ahmed (@RehanAhmed__16) December 20, 2022
Talking about the team’s victory, the captain of England Ben Stokes admitted winning 3-0 was ‘very special’.
“It won’t really sink in until we get home or in the new year,” Stokes said after making sure it was Britain’s only second vindication in the subcontinent after a similar result in Sri Lanka. Lanka in 2018.
“I know it’s a cliché, but being outside the subcontinent is one of the hardest places to do,” says Stokes.
“I understand, and we understand, what we’ve done is pretty special… to win 3-0 here, that would be something to be really proud of.”
Rehan, at 18 years and 128 days, became England’s youngest Test player and then the youngest in the world to hit a five-stroke mark on his debut.
Stokes was in awe of the young man’s performance. Stokes said: “For an 18-year-old going into his first Test match and having such a cricket-savvy brain – especially under Test match pressure – it was really good for us.
“We also got a taste of what he can do with the stick. The young man is very talented, and I think let him improve.”
With AFP input
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