Rashid Khan Names The Four Batsmen That He Finds Very Tough To Bowl To

Rashid Khan Names The Four Batsmen That He Finds Very Tough To Bowl To

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Rashid Khan. Credit: Getty Images

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Afghanistan’s prodigal spinner, Rashid Khan, has named the four batsmen that he really finds difficult to bowl to. Rashid Khan has emerged as one of the most successful bowlers in world cricket in recent years. His record has been absolutely phenomenal in T20 cricket, and he has trapped a lot of legends in his career so far.

The leg-spinner from Afghanistan has now become the vice-captain of his team in such a short span of his international career. Considered to be the future legend of the game, Rashid had now revealed as to who did he idolize growing up when he aspired to be a professional cricketer.

Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan. Image Credits: Getty Images

Now, Rashid has named the four batsmen that trouble him a lot whenever he goes out to bowl on the field.

Rashid Khan Names The Four Batsmen That He Finds Very Tough To Bowl To

Recalling his IPL debut, the spinner said he was nervous in the match but later on enjoyed his spell.

“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,” Rashid Khan said.

Rashid Khan, MS Dhoni, Helicopter shot
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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.

Speculations Intensify Over IPL 2020 Future

IPL 2020 was scheduled to start from March 29, but due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the BCCI postponed it until April 15. As the nationwide lockdown extended in India, BCCI suspended IPL 2020 Indefinitely. Now, with the situation worsening, it seems a huge possibility that IPL stands nothing but cancelled this year.

IPL 2020, BCCI, Arun Dhumal
IPL 2020 Image Credits: BCCI

On April 10, latest reports suggested that the BCCI is probing into the July window to conduct the IPL and it could take place behind closed doors. However, all hopes once again vanished as the BCCI suspended the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 indefinitely in the light of the coronavirus pandemic. With COVID-19 victims toll rising in India, cricket returning to India seems a possibility far from reality.

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