Video of ‘7-year-old Shane Warne’ sets social media on fire
A series of videos of a seven-year-old legspinner claiming to be the next Shane Warne has set social media on fire. Further, Warne himself has given young Eli Mikal Khan the thumbs up.
A native of Balochistan, Eli has uploaded several videos showing a lot of variety and control. Eli’s armory includes the “wrong un”, googly, and flipper. Meanwhile, he has already received ten thousand views on Twitter alone.
Further, he was lauded by the legendary spinner Shane Warne for showing such control at a tender age.
Eli’s bowling skills:
Not afraid of some self-promotion, the youngster calls himself “the world’s youngest and amazing cricketer” and “the only replacement of “Shane Warne”.
— Eli Mikal Khan (@EliMikal) February 15, 2018
Former Australian cricketer, who has more than 1000 wickets to his name lauded the teenager and urged him to keep up the good work.
Dear Eli, your bowling looks fantastic, keep up the great work & thankyou for your kind words ! ? https://t.co/gosvIHHv9I
— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) February 28, 2018
“Dear Eli, your bowling looks fantastic, keep up the great work & thankyou for your kind words !” Eli tweeted.
Meanwhile, Pakistan legend Wasim Akram is also trying to get hold of a young bowler. He recently saw a video of the boy producing Akram-like left-arm swing went viral.
In the video, the boy bowled at one stump against a brick wall. Further, Akram was tagged in the video and is looking forward to such rare talents.
I just recieved this video and don’t know about this brilliant kid, want to know your thoughts abt this terrific bowling. @wasimakramlive @shoaib100mph @iramizraja @SAfridiOfficial pic.twitter.com/8JPRQNHlfj
— Faizan Ramzan (@faizanramzank) February 27, 2018
The greatest exponent of reverse swing Akram lauded the boy’s effort. Further, he urged everybody to nurture young talents in the future.
Where is this boy??? We have serious talent flowing through the veins of our nation and no platform for these kids to be discovered. It’s time we do something about it #TheFutureOfCricketIsWithOurYouth https://t.co/ybzd5ASeTx
— Wasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) February 28, 2018
“Where is this boy??? We have serious talent flowing through the veins of our nation and no platform for these kids to be discovered. It’s time we do something about it,” Akram tweeted.
However, these kids need to be tracked to ripe positive results out of them.
Further, here is the newsfeed:
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