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The 21-year-old star Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan has recently introduced “Camel Bat” in the Big Bash League (BBL) 2019/20. After watching that special bat, his Indian Premier League (IPL) team, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) has reacted.
On last Sunday (29th December), Rashid Khan’s Adelaide Strikers played against Melbourne Renegades at Melbourne (Docklands) in the BBL 2019/20. After winning the toss, Adelaide Strikers scored 155/6 (20 overs) in the first innings. Later, Melbourne Renegades were restricted to 137/8 (20 overs), and Adelaide Strikers won that match by 18 runs. Rashid Khan won the Player of the Match award for his all-round performances in that game.
While the leg-spinner bagged two wickets along with the cheapest bowling performance (4-0-15-2), the right-handed middle-order batsman Rashid Khan scored 25 runs off 16 balls (2 fours and 2 sixes). During that innings, Rashid brought a special bat which is popularly known as “Camel Bat”. Unlike the regular cricket bats, it has a curve on the backside, which is very similar to camel curve.
After watching that special bat, Rashid Khan’s IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad has also shown their excitement on this bat. On Twitter, SRH has requested the leg-spinner to carry that bat for the next IPL season (IPL 2020).
SRH posted, “Carry it along for IPL 2020, @rashidkhan_19! 😎”
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) December 29, 2019
Definitely will be there as well – Rashid Khan reacted
Soon, Rashid Khan reacted on that post. He has assured that he will bring this bat during the IPL 2020. He commented, “Definitely will be there as well #IPL2020 #CamelBat.”
— Rashid Khan (@rashidkhan_19) December 30, 2019
According to the latest media reports, the 13th edition of IPL (IPL 2020) is likely to begin on 29th March 2020. The no.1 T20I bowler Rashid Khan is serving for SRH since his IPL debut in 2017 edition. After playing 46 IPL matches, he has taken 55 wickets (average 21.69 and an economy rate 6.55), and presently, he is the second most wicket-taker for his team.