After doing very well for various leagues and his country last year.The Afghanistan based spin superstar and Leg-break Googly bowler. Rashid Khan is doing phenomenal in his debut Big Bash League season, Australia.
He started the season on a high note where he won Man of the Match in his debut game against Sydney Thunders on December 22.
He broke the middle-order by getting Ryan Gibson and Ben Rohrer out as. Adelaide won the game by 53 runs as he announced his arrival in the BBL.
He continued his good touch with the bowl in games against Sydney Sixers. Brisbane Heat, Hobart Hurricanes as well as other games. From his variations and the ability to bowl googly, he has picked important wickets in the slog overs.
He prevented the opposition to score freely by getting set batsmen like Chris Lynn, Jos Butler, Sam Billings out at crucial stages of the games.
Apart from his bowling, he showed his batting power as his 6 balls 16 runs. Helped Adelaide Strikers reach 158 runs in their 20 overs.The game went close against Sydney Thunders but Strikers managed to win it by 25 runs. Khan picked up 2 wickets and was awarded Man of the Match for his all-around ability.
He continues to bowl economical overs and as a result, it often makes the opposition suffer. Having picked up 12 wickets in 7 games for Adelaide Strikers. He is joint the second leading wicket-taker of the 7th Big Bash League season so far.
He has had an amorous amount of contribution for Adelaide Strikers who are placed second in the league table at this stage of the tournament. They have managed 5 wins in 7 games. He can have a good helping hand to lift the maiden Big Bash League title for his team.
He was praised a lot by the Australian media and the Australian wicket-keeper batsmen Adam Gilchrist. In particular, who changed his Twitter profile picture to Rashid Khan. https://mobile.twitter.com/gilly381
Rashid was one of the main find-out of the year 2017 in World Cricket. He picked up 77 wickets across 55 T20s, 17 wickets in 10 T20Is and managed 43 wickets in 15 ODI innings in the previous year. Moreover, his economy was below 6 in T20s and below 5 in ODIs.
He averaged 10 with the ball in ODIs and 9 in T20Is. While he played for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL. Comilla Victorians in BPL and other T20 leagues. Apart from international cricket for Afghanistan and is in top 10 of the ICC bowlers-rankings in limited overs cricket.
Afghani surprised everyone in his first IPL season last year by getting important wickets that included big names. He picked 17 wickets last year. However, he was not retained by Sunrisers Hyderabad during major retentions on January 4 for the upcoming eleventh season of the IPL.
He will be in the eye of other IPL teams and is expected To break his last year signing of 4 crores rupees.