Rashid Khan starred with the ball against Bangladesh in the 3-match T20I series played at Dehradun, as Afghanistan clean sweep Bangladesh 3-0. It was the 19-year-old leg-spinning sensation who wrecked the visitors with his quality variations. All the visiting batsmen were at bay facing the new kid on the block. Apparently, after Rashid Khan match-winning last over, ace commentator Harsha Bhogle took to Twitter to congratulate the young Turk. Also Read - IPL 2020, Match 3 Preview: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
His Twitter handle post read, “Meanwhile @rashidkhan_19 has defended 9 off the last over to give Afghanistan a clean sweep over Bangladesh. Amazing result for Afghanistan and further proof of Rashid’s phenomenal development.” Also Read - Dream11 IPL: MS Dhoni Has Left Behind Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar in Terms of Popularity: Sunil Gavaskar
To this, the young tweaker’s response was, “Thank you, bro.”
The social sphere seems to have spotted the funny side of this. Here is what the comments read…
Afghanistan will play their historic Test debut in a few days time against India at Bengaluru. The historic Test will be missed by Indian regular captain Virat Kohli, had signed a contract to play County for Surrey CC, but it seems he will miss that as well due to a neck injury.