Last night, we witnessed some brilliant performance from Rashid Khan, the young leg-spinner of Sunrisers Hyderabad. Throughout the tournament, Rashid Khan has been delivering some brilliant performances, consistently match after match. He has already impressed each and all with his extra-ordinary bowling skills.
However, last night he left everyone stunned with his destructive batting skills as well. He was the hero of the match last night. Rashid Khan smashed the bowlers of Kolkata Knight Riders to all the corners of the ground with his bat. What a stunning performance, Rashid Khan gave last night. He smashed 34 runs in only 10 balls, with the powerful strike rate of 340, Rashid Khan smashed 4 sixes and 2 fours.
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He did it with his bat in the 1st innings and followed it up with his bowling and awesome fielding in the 2nd innings to win the much deserved Man of The Match award. Congratulations to @rashid.khan19 as we get set to bring the cup back home #IPL2018 #SRHvKKR #IPL2018Playoffs
While people were still recovering from the destructive performance by the young spinner, he made people berserk in the second innings when he went on to take three big wickets of Kolkata Knight Riders.He started from Chris Lynn and dismissed him by LBW at the score of 48 runs, then he went on take the wickets of Nitish Rana, who was dismissed after run-out by Rashid Khan. Robin Uthappa was bowled by Rashid Khan after facing a few balls.
Last night, he played like a nightmare for the players of Kolkata Knight Riders last night and made his team to enter the finale.
The social media went berserk over his stunning performance, from cricketers to commentators, to the fans of this game from all around the world, everyone took to twitter to appreciate the young talent.
Sachin Tendulkar, the God of cricket also took to twitter to appreciate Rashid Khan. The Master Blaster took to twitter to and praised Rashid Khan by mentioning that he is the best spinner in the world right now. Not just this, he also appreciated his batting skills.
Here’s what he tweeted:
Always felt @rashidkhan_19 was a good spinner but now I wouldn’t hesitate in saying he is the best spinner in the world in this format. Mind you, he’s got some batting skills as well. Great guy.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) May 25, 2018
The tweet read:
“Always felt @rashidkhan_19 was a good spinner but now I wouldn’t hesitate in saying he is the best spinner in the world in this format. Mind you, he’s got some batting skills as well. Great guy.”
So well put, Rashid Khan is truly an incredible player.
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