Ace Afghan spinner Rashid Khan not too long ago talked about his childhood heroes throughout the occasions when Afghanistan was nowhere on the cricketing map. The 23-year-old talked about that Sachin Tendulkar, Shahid Afridi and Anil Kumble are the three cricketers he regarded as much as throughout his early years.
Rashid has picked up greater than 600 wickets with 15 five-wicket hauls throughout codecs everywhere in the world. He’s additionally a useful power-hitting lower-order batter in limited-overs cricket. Nevertheless, the right-hander acknowledged that throughout the days when he used to observe Tendulkar, he shifted from being a grafter to a power-hitter.
“Batting-wise, I all the time cherished watching Sachin Tendulkar. [Back then] I wasn’t the sort of participant with a mindset of hitting sixes. I cherished enjoying down the bottom, singles, boundaries. I don’t know the way and why I modified my thoughts to now primarily specializing in hitting sixes,” Rashid advised Cricket Month-to-month.
“Nonetheless watch movies of Afridi, Kumble on YouTube” – Rashid
Rashid additional went on to say that he watches YouTube movies of Afridi and Kumble because the duo additionally was once fast by means of the air. Notably, Rashid can also be a bowler, who prefers beating the batters with tempo and doesn’t consider in flighting the ball so much.
“[Bowling-wise], positively Shahid Afridi and Anil Kumble. Even at dwelling, enjoying towards my brothers, I used to be bowling faster leg-spin [like Afridi and Kumble]. I cherished watching them on TV. I nonetheless watch movies [of them] on YouTube – there are such a lot of issues I discovered from them and nonetheless do.
“I used to dream about these three gamers and picture being them. We didn’t have a correct Afghanistan crew again then and there have been no hopes for us to be worldwide cricketers, so watching them was nice. And now once I meet them, it’s greater than a dream,” he added.
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