Sunrisers Hyderabad pulled off a 5 wicket win over Rajasthan Royals on Friday, March 29 at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium at the Indian Premier League.
The talk of the town who later was made the Man of the Match- Rashid Khan overshadowed the hard-earned century of Sanju Sampson to aid his team chase down the mammoth size target of 199.
“He can bowl, he can field, and now he can bat”- said a tweet celebrating the 15 of 8 runs scored by Rashid including the last 6 runs that brought the well-deserved victory to the team.
Archer left no stone unturned while Rashid was at the play. But as they say, a calm sense of play can win over anything. Rashid kept his cool and made sure to give a good taste of the hardcore game to the Royals by hitting two boundaries too.
The storyline of Rashid Khan is that of immense hard work and inherent passion. This Afghan player was chosen for a whopping amount of INR 9 crores by SRH.
The calmness of the breathtaking performance by the leg spinner made every viewer go awestruck. With 21 wickets in his bucket, Khan is not only the most sought after bowler in the Indian Premier League but he is also the most sought after 20-year-old who has made the cricket fraternity to expect the unexpected.
The last two balls played by Rashid Khan where he hit a six and a four secured the victory of SRH with full splendour. Talking of skills, Rashid khans has shown that it is never enough to have just enough of them. knocking out Jos Buttler of the Royal team at the peak was another heroic show from the likes of Rashid Khan.
And Twitter could not just keep calm and showered all praises with people calling him someone who has five variants of a leg break.
Out of the 8 bowls Rashid has bowled to Buttler, he was dismissed thrice by giving just four runs. By taking just two balls to dismiss him again, Rashid showed a game of expert by leaving Rajasthan Royals handicapped without Buttler at the crease.
Right arm leg spinner, brought home the much-deserved victory was the youngest player to top the ICC Player Rankings for bowlers in ODIs. This Man of the match has developed a habit of bringing to glory to his nation and much so.