IPL 2019: Mujeeb Ur Rahman Reveals His Favourite Cricketer
The Afghanistan spin-bowling sensation Mujeeb Ur Rahman recently faced some rapid-fire questions, where he revealed his favourite cricketer.
Mujeeb Ur Rahman is currently busy in IPL 2019 where he is playing for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). KXIP has got off to a good start in this new season as they have won three out of their first four matches.
After KXIP won their last match against Delhi Capitals (DC) by 14 runs, the young spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman faced some rapid-fire questions. His KXIP teammate Mayank Agarwal questioned him in that rapid-fire round.
Here are those questions and answers:
Question: How many bowling variations do you have?
Mujeeb Ur Rahman: Four variations.
Question: Say something in Hindi.
Mujeeb Ur Rahman: Apna Time Aayega.
Question: Your favourite cricketer?
Mujeeb Ur Rahman: Virat Kohli. Later, he also added that KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal are his favourite cricketers from KXIP.
Question: A KXIP teammate you hangout with the most?
Mujeeb Ur Rahman: Sarfaraz Khan.
Question: What would you rather do – Face Rashid Khan or bowl to Mohammed Shahzad?
Mujeeb Ur Rahman: Face Rashid Khan.
Question: Your favourite cricketing memory?
Mujeeb Ur Rahman: First time I played for Afghanistan.
Question: What are you fondly known as?
Mujeeb Ur Rahman: Rakhman.
Question: Where would you rather bowl – opening overs, middle overs or at the death?
Mujeeb Ur Rahman: Opening the bowling.
Question: Who was your first IPL wicket?
Mujeeb Ur Rahman: Colin Munro.
Question: Say something in Punjabi.
Mujeeb Ur Rahman: Sadda Punjab.
Question: How many runs did you score on your BBL debut and against which team?
Mujeeb Ur Rahman: 28 runs (the correct answer was 27 runs against Adelaide Strikers).
— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) April 3, 2019
Mujeeb Ur Rahman made IPL debut in last year
The 18-year-old Mujeeb Ur Rahman has played two matches in this season and has taken two wickets. He made his IPL debut in last year and became the youngest cricketer to play an IPL match (recently Prayas Ray Barman broke this record). In IPL 2018, he was the second most wicket-taker for KXIP as he picked up 14 wickets in 11 matches with an average of 20.64.
After making his international debut in December 2017, Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman has played 28 ODIs, nine T20Is and one Test. As a spinner, he has performed dominantly in international cricket as he has taken 51 ODI wickets, 11 T20I wickets and one Test wicket.
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