Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan has bowled to many batsmen in his younger profession after enjoying in completely different home T20 leagues in the world. He has been prolific along with his leg spinner and googlies whereas bamboozling greats of the sport along with his variations. Even in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Rashid has picked up 55 wickets at a powerful financial system of 6.55 in 46 video games for Sunrisers Hyderabad.
However, there are batsmen who’re very powerful to bowl to and Rashid has revealed the names of these gamers. Rashid was doing an Instagram stay session with India spinner Yuzvendra Chahal and stated that bowling to gamers like Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle and Andre Russell could be very powerful, particularly on small grounds.
The Afghan spinner additionally revealed that enjoying in the IPL was his dream.
“Before IPL, I had played in Bangladesh Premier League. It was a different experience in IPL. It was a dream to play in IPL, I grew up watching it on TV. All the international players are there in the league. The coaching staff too is very experienced.”
He then talked about his first IPL match and the way nervous he was through the match.
“My debut was against you guys (RCB). I got hit for boundary for the first ball. It was a tough match for me as there was due in the ground. I was nervous, when I got my first wicket I gained confidence and after getting the second wicket I was enjoying the bowling,” the spinner stated.
“Bowling to Virat bhai, ABD, Russell and Chris Gayle is very tough on small grounds. You don’t get much support from the wicket and boundaries are short too so before the match these things come in mind,” he added.
Rashid explains that India wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant is a really gifted batsman and he could be very powerful to bowl to. Rashid additionally remembered their under-19 days and the way Pant used to confuse the Afghanistan bowlers.
The Afghan spinner had confronted Pant in an Under-19 tri-sequence in 2015 at the Jadavpur University second campus floor in Kolkata forward of the Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh in 2016.
“He hit three sixes in a row and in the fourth ball, he mistimed but only to be dropped at short midwicket. Our bowler looked helpless and put his hands on his head, yelling in Pashto, ‘now what do I do get him out?’,” Khan recalled the incident in an Instagram chat with Indian legspinner Yuzvendra Chahal.
Despite getting many possibilities, the Delhi left-hander nonetheless has not been ready to cement his place since MS Dhoni sidelined himself submit the 2019 World Cup semifinal exit.
“He has every shot in the book and is one batsman who is very tough to bowl to. I remember bowling to him at a ground in Kolkata in the U-19 Tri-series,” Rashid stated.