Rashid Khan Becomes The First T20I Bowler To Achieve This Unique Milestone
Rashid Khan, the Afghanistan cricketer is one of the best spinners of the world at present and recently he achieved a milestone which has made him stand apart from the other bowlers of the current times.
Rashid Khan become the first captain of Afghanistan under whose leadership Afghanistan defeated Pakistan in a 3-match T20I series by 2-1 and in the third and the final match of the series, Rashid Khan bowled his 100th consecutive delivery without being hit for a four in the T20 format. This is certainly a huge achievement considering the fact that in T20I cricket, the batters play very aggressively and they try to score as much as possible in fewer balls. As of now, Rashid Khan has bowled 106 deliveries without getting hit for a four and till date, no other bowler has been able to achieve this feat in international cricket.
As of now, Rashid Khan has taken 129 wickets in 80 T20I matches which makes him the third highest wicket-taker and it also includes two fifers.
Here is a video in this regard:
Rashid nicely operating his googlies ☝️👏#AfghanAtalan | #AFGvPAK | #LobaBaRangRawri pic.twitter.com/ZHgf5DpnCV
— Afghanistan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials) March 27, 2023
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While Rashid Khan is a part of the PSL 2023 winner Lahore Qalandars, he also played an important role in title win of Gujarat Titans which won the IPL 2022 in its debut season. The team is led by Hardik Pandya and the defending champions will certainly try to repeat their success in 2023 as well.
The IPL is going to start from 31 March 2023 and many Indian fans are eager to see him play in the tournament.