Former Australia batsman and present coach of BBL aspect Melbourne Stars David Hussey believes rookie Pakistan pacer Haris Rauf has the credentials to make an enormous impression even in worldwide cricket. After impressing in PSL after which for Melbourne Stars in BBL, Rauf was picked for Pakistan’s T20I aspect which beat Bangladesh within the simply-concluded collection. “Whatever Haris Rauf does, I hope he actually represents Pakistan for 100 Tests, 400 T20Is & 150 ODIs. He’s brought a different dynamic to our group, he’s tried every game he’s played, he fields his butt off & he’s just fitted in the group perfectly,” Hussey stated.
Haris Rauf impressed everybody along with his tempo and motion within the BBL the place he revealed that he was excited to share the dressing room along with his idol Dale Steyn.
“I was extremely delighted to know that I was going to play with Dale Steyn as he is my idol,” he informed PCB. “Sharing the dressing room with him helped me a great deal as I got to work on my outswing with him. We had a couple of net sessions in which he taught me how to control it.”
“But there was no pressure. In fact, it was a proud moment for me that I was replacing my idol. I wanted to fill in his shoes and bring out the performances which the team had expected from him.” Rauf added.
“I admire him a lot,” he stated. “He has done great for his country, he is a tremendous fast bowler and is a perfect role model for any youngster who wants to become a fast bowler. With him around you have a lot to learn and sharing a dressing room with your hero is like a dream come true. If he isn’t playing it’s in a way a loss for me because I am not able to share the ball with him. His aggression is the thing I love about him. I obviously follow his work ethics, lifestyle and ability to control the line with outswingers,” he stated in an interview to ESPNCricinfo.